Midfielder James Milner was delighted with the way Manchester City bounced back from their setback at Southampton last weekend with a convincing 4-0 FA Cup defeat of Leeds United
City were widely criticised for a lacklustre at St Mary’s last time out but they were far too strong for Neil Warnock’s Leeds as they eased into the quarter-finals.
Yaya Toure set the hosts on their way and a controversial Sergio Aguero penalty doubled the lead before half-time.
Carlos Tevez and Aguero were on target after the break as the npower Championship visitors were swept aside.
Milner, playing against the club who handed him a league debut in 2002, told ESPN: “I hadn’t played against them before but once you get on the field it’s just another game. It was a good atmosphere and a good result for us in the end.
“It was important we bounced back, they’ve knocked a few Premier League teams out of cups this season so it was important we did a job and we did it well.
“We had to improve on last week, we did that, we kept a clean sheet and scored four goals so that’s pleasing.”
Toure added: “We know Leeds are a very tough team.
“They play very good football and are physically strong. Today was a good response from Man City.”