Kevin De Bruyne was an unused substitute in midweek and Pep Guardiola has admitted Manchester City are "more calm" without the Belgium star.
Manchester City were dominant throughout a 2-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach but Pep Guardiola feels their finishing has to improve.
Manchester City playmaker Bernardo Silva has been working on his heading and it paid dividends against Borussia Monchengladbach.
Joao Cancelo was the star of the show for Manchester City, with a hand in Bernardo SIlva and Gabriel Jesus' goals against Gladbach.
Pep Guardiola hailed Bernardo Silva, who helped Premier League leaders Manchester City past Everton on Wednesday.
Manchester City set a top-flight record in England as they beat Everton to take another step towards the Premier League title.
Manchester City could be without Kevin De Bruyne for six weeks, meaning the likes of Bernardo Silva and Phil Foden will need to step up.
Bernardo Silva lega menamatkan kemarau jaringan saingan Liga Perdana Inggeris (EPL) selepas Manchester City meraih kemenangan 2-0 ke atas Aston Villa.
It was a controversial goal, but Bernardo Silva was thrilled that Manchester City eventually prevailed over Aston Villa.
Aston Villa frustrated Manchester City for much of an entertaining contest before a controversial goal helped send Pep Guardiola's men top.