UEFA Nations League: Harry Maguire sent off on bad night for England, Kylian Mbappe gets France winner
Harry Maguire was sent off for England in the first half at Wembley for two clumsy yellow cards, and Christian Eriksen then converted a 35th-minute penalty on the occasion of his 100th cap to put the Danes ahead.
City, who have won the League Cup for the past three seasons, start the defence of their trophy against Bournemouth on Thursday and Guardiola knows they cannot afford to lose more players.
League Cup: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola explained strategy for United match in just 15 minutes, says Kevin De Bruyne
Guardiola opted to play without a recognised striker at Old Trafford, giving De Bruyne and fellow midfielder Bernardo Silva licence to push forward centrally and the move worked perfectly as City scored three times before halftime
League Cup: First-half goalfest sees Manchester City cruise to semi-final first-leg win over rivals United
In the end, Manchester City came away from Old Trafford on Tuesday with a 3-1 victory but with a hint of frustration that the score wasn't even bigger after a one-sided first leg of the English League Cup semi-finals
Premier League: Manchester City's Bernardo Silva handed one-match suspension for racially offensive tweet about Benjamin Mendy
Silva was fined 50,000 pounds ($64,000) and ordered to complete face-to-face education. The Premier League game Silva misses at Chelsea is on 23 November, after the international break
Premier League: Jordan Henderson overshadows Ilkay Gundogan in Liverpool's win over Manchester City; Virgil van Dijk holds off Sergio Aguero's charge
Here's an analysis of the performances of players from both camps in Liverpool's 3-1 win over Manchester City at the Anfield in the form of the key tactical battles from the night.
Premier League: Liverpool extend lead to eight points with massive win over Manchester City, United rise to seventh
Manchester City will need to produce something spectacular to retain the title, but after making up for the disappointment of the title race, Liverpool look destined to go one better this time round
League Cup: Manchester City stroll into quarter-final with victory over Southampton; Everton beat Watford
Manchester City cruised into the League Cup quarter-finals as Sergio Aguero's double added to struggling Southampton's misery in a 3-1 win on Tuesday.
Premier League: Riyad Mahrez's revival provides fresh impetus for Manchester City as they host Wolves
Riyad Mahrez is finally back to his best after a frustrating debut season with Manchester City and the Premier League champions are reaping the rewards as they fight to keep pace with title rivals Liverpool.
Fantasy Premier League, Gameweek 7 tips: Bernardo Silva to continue roaring form; pick Matt Ryan at your own risk?
Get all the tips, predictions and updates you need to whip your team into shape ahead of Gameweek 7 of the Fantasy Premier League in our weekly FPL round up.
'One of Bernardo Silva's best friends is Benjamin Mendy': Pep Guardiola defends his player over 'racist' tweet
The English Football Association has written to the Premier League champions requesting their observations after Silva posted pictures on social media on Sunday comparing Mendy to the character on a packet of Conguitos chocolates.
Premier League: Pep Guardiola salutes 'ruthless' Manchester City after team's record 8-0 victory over Watford
Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City's "ruthless" streak after they romped to a club record 8-0 Premier League demolition of hapless Watford on Saturday.
Premier League: Ruthless Manchester City put eight past Watford; VAR controversy continues as Leicester beat Tottenham
Although City fell one goal short of equalling the biggest Premier League margin of victory their swaggering display was the perfect way to erase the bitter taste from last weekend's shock defeat
Euro 2020 qualifiers: France, Portugal get campaign back on track with dominating wins over Balkan opponents; England thump Bulgaria
France and Portugal got their Euro 2020 qualification campaigns back on track with impressive wins over Balkan pair Albania and Serbia.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola prefers Premier League title above gambling all on Champions League
Pep Guardiola has won eight titles in ten seasons as a manager and he is now aiming to repeat the three straight league title wins he had at German giants Bayern Munich with Manchester City.
UEFA Nations League: Portugal ride on Goncalo Guedes' second-half strike against Netherlands to claim inaugural title
Portugal added the inaugural Nations League title to their Euro 2016 triumph as Goncalo Guedes's strike on the hour won an underwhelming final 1-0 against the Netherlands
FA Cup: Peerless Manchester City complete historic treble as Pep Guardiola lays foundation for future domination
Manchester City now have the domestic treble, but the FA Cup final will, unfortunately, be remembered for Watford's PlayStation-like football.
Premier League: From Sergio Aguero to Raheem Sterling, five players who led Manchester City to glory
After Manchester City retained their Premier League title on a riveting final day, we look at the five players who were pivotal in the champions' run to the title.
Premier League: Manchester City star Bernardo Silva eyeing second treble after missing out on medals for the first
Manchester City stand on the brink of history as they chase the second leg of what would be English football's first domestic treble but, for Portugal international Bernardo Silva, it is an accomplishment he has experienced before
Premier League: Manchester City's Pep Guardiola, Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp nominated for Manager of the Season award
Manchester City's Pep Guardiola and Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp are on the four-man shortlist for the Premier League Manager of the Season award.