Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko hopes the team can shrug off the absence of key players to salvage something from their dismal European campaign.

City cannot reach the Champions League knockout stages and have just a consolation spot in the Europa League to aim for as they head into their final Group D game against Borussia Dortmund. City need to win in Germany to have any chance of achieving even that and they must do so without the inspirational pair of Yaya Toure and David Silva.

Dzeko said: "We still have a chance to play in the Europa League. We will do our best to try to win because only if we win can we continue in the Europa League."

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