Raheem Sterling performed a classy gesture to injured teammate Gabriel Jesus after his goal against Watford on Tuesday night.
The result came after Crystal Palace ended Pep Guardiola's eighteen-game winning streak in the league, but City bounced back impressively, as ever.
Goals from Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero, as well as own-goal, saw the Sky Blues continue their mount for an undefeated domestic season.
The club confirmed Gabriel Jesus suffered knee ligament damage in the draw at Selhurst Park on New Year's Eve after falling in awkward fashion.
The Catalan manager gave an update on the situation after the victory, as the Mirror reported: "Gabriel will be out for four to six weeks, or a little bit longer, but hopefully as soon as possible."
After scoring in the first minute against the Hornets, Sterling dedicated his celebration to the Brazilian with his trademark 'phone call' gesture.
Sterling is arguably enjoying his finest ever season and is flourishing in Guardiola's attack-frenzy system with eighteen goals to his name - fourteen coming in the league.
Gabriel has performed admirably since making the leap from Palmeiras in January 2017. After notching seven goals and four assists his first few months last season, the 20-year-old has been directly involved in ten league goals this campaign.