Manchester City Football Club punched their ticket to the knockout stage of the Champions League with a rampant 5-2 victory over CSKA Moscow.
Considering that CSKA Moscow were the only club with a realistic chance to unseat the Sky Blues, the victorious effort from Manuel Pellegrini's charges was all the more impressive.
City opened the scoring in the third minute after David Silva was felled in the penalty area. Sergio Aguero converted, and the book was open. More entries would follow.
Here are six things we learned from Manchester City 5-2 CSKA Moscow.