Manchester City victorious in Capital One Cup

Manchester City celebrated a stunning victory over Sunderland this afternoon in the final of the Capital One Cup.

The team won their first piece of silverware this season, after they beat Sunderland 3-1 at Wembley Stadium in London.

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Manchester City fans celebrate winning the Capital One Cup in the stands Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

The trophy is the first won by manager Manuel Pellegrini, and was won the hard way, as Sunderland's Fabio Borini scored the first goal of the game, bringing Sunderland into an early lead.

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini celebrates with the Capital One Cup Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Press Association Images

But in the second half of the match stunning goals in quick succession from Yaya Toure and Samir Nasri turned the match around.

Captain Vincent Kompany lifts the Capital One Cup in Wembley Stadium. Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Substitute Jesus Navas then scored in the 89th minute, with an assist from Yaya Toure.

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany celebrates with the Capital One Cup trophy following victory over Sunderland Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

Speaking after the game, Samir Nasri spoke of his pride and joy after helping Man City win what he hopes is just their first piece of silverware this season.

Manchester City's Samir Nasri celebrates with the Capital One Cup trophy after victory over Sunderland
Manchester City's Samir Nasri celebrates with the Capital One Cup trophy after victory over Sunderland Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

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He told Sky Sports:

I feel so much joy, so much pride as well. It was really important to win.

In the second half we came with better intention and we scored three goals. I'm really happy, I hope that this cup is going to bring some others.

The Man City team celebrate.
Manchester City's Luis Fernandinho, Alvaro Negredo, Gonzales Jesus Navas, Francisco Javi Garcia and David Silva (left to right) celebrate with the Capital One Cup trophy after victory over Sunderland
Manchester City's Luis Fernandinho, Alvaro Negredo, Gonzales Jesus Navas, Francisco Javi Garcia and David Silva (left to right) celebrate Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport
Manchester City players celebrate victory in the Capital One Cup final.
Manchester City players celebrate victory in the Capital One Cup final. Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport
Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet appears dejected as they collect their runners up medals after the game Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Spor
Sunderland's John O'Seha appears dejected as they collect their runners up medals after the game Credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS Sport

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