Manchester City director of football Txiki Begiristain admits the club will have a tough task of seeing off Dynamo Kiev after being paired with the Ukrainians in the Champions League.
Begiristain also admitted he was thankful his current employers were guaranteed to miss out on a reunion with his former club Barcelona as both progressed as group winners.
Instead City got Dynamo Kiev, where the away leg will be played behind closed doors due to UEFA racism sanctions.
“I was so happy this morning knowing that we wouldn’t have Barcelona again!” Begiristain told Eurosport.
“There is a great danger when you go to a draw – Dynamo Kiev they have been in a very tough group phase with Porto and Chelsea.
“They have shown they are a good team and for us the challenge is to improve in this competition and move forward.”