City bounced back from its opening 2-1 home loss to Lyon in the competition despite falling behind inside the first minute, when Ishak Belfodil shot past Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson after Kerem Demirbay played the ball through the visitors' defence.
Manchester City players celebrate after the UEFA Champions League group F football match between TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and Manchester City at the Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim, southwestern Germany, on 2 October 2018. In the last two seasons we qualified quite comfortably.
City boss Pep Guardiola was fuming on the touchline but his mood changed in the final minutes when Silva stole the ball off a defender and fired home for a dramatic victor.
The kick-off time for Manchester United vs Valencia is 8pm, while that of Hoffenheim vs Man City is 5:55pm.
The impressive results have led many to reconsider them as title hopefuls, but Nevin believes that they are too far behind City and Liverpool FC to really mount a challenge.
A clinical performance against relatively low-key German opposition-especially without one of their biggest names-would underline their intent.
"Kompany, who has just completed 10 years of service at City, is out of contract next summer but did not want to talk about future". You have five minutes to try to name them all.
Hoffenheim have won just one of their previous nine matches in European competition (D3 L5), beating Istanbul Basaksehir in last season's Europa League.
Manchester City have become the first English side in Champions League history to lose four consecutive matches.
City underwent a light session which included fitness drills and a small training match as they recovered from Tuesday night's exertions.