Manchester City edged closer to securing a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions league after beating Dynamo Kyiv 3-1 in the first leg of their last 16 tie in Ukraine.
Sergio Aguero and David Silva sent the Premier League side into halftime with a 2-0 lead.
Vitaly Buyalsky pulled one back for the hosts on the hour mark.
Yaya Toure however extinguished any slim chance of a comeback from Dynamo when the Ivory Coast international struck City’s third in the 90th minute.
Manuel Pellegrini and his men will now feel confident of progressing to the last eight of Europe’s top club competition for the very first time in City’s history.
Elsewhere on the night PSV Eindhoven and Atletico Madrid played out a goalless draw in the Netherlands leaving it finely balanced ahead of the return leg in three weeks time.