Under David Moyes Everton were known for their panache in giving the table toppers all they could handle. These were the games where Moyes had his team brimming with confidence and full of spunk.
Everton remain the league's only unbeaten and despite a slow start, have the Blue Side of the Mersey feeling that this season could really be something special.
If that is to be the case, thiefery at the Etihad would be another step in the right direction.
It is clear the team believes in itself and its manager as they have put together three straight wins.
And finally, a look from Here Is The City at the five players who will be under the most pressure tomorrow.