Liverpool's lead at the Premier League summit was cut to four points by Manchester City and Fernandinho hopes it still proves overwhelming.
The two main Premier League title contenders face off in a crunch clash this week - but who makes the Omnisport combined XI?
Pep Guardiola has called on experienced campaigners as Vincent Kompany, Fernandinho and David Silva all return for Man City at Southampton.
Injuries to key midfielders David Silva and Fernandinho have left Pep Guardiola with a selection headache ahead of Man City v Hoffenheim.
Eden Hazard suggested the only way Manchester City could improve is by buying him, but Pep Guardiola says it will not happen.
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho feels their initial struggles with Pep Guardiola's system was like a child to understand a parent.
Manchester City fans have a role to play if the team is to win the Champions League for the first time, says Pep Guardiola.
Fernandinho and John Stones were singled out for praise by Pep Guardiola after a 5-0 thrashing of Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday.
Kevin De Bruyne returned from injury as Manchester City beat Burnley with Sergio Aguero among the goalscorers.
Brazil midfielder Fernandinho is often one of Manchester City's most dependable performers but he paid a price for mistakes against Lyon.