Goals from David Silva and Vincent Kompany helped Pep Guardiola's side see off the challenge of nearest title rivals Manchester United to extend their lead at the top of the table to a daunting 11 points.
With Liverpool held 0-0 at home by West Bromwich Albion for a second straight draw at Anfield, Tottenham climbed back into fourth place - the final Champions League qualifying spot - thanks to a 2-0 win over Brighton at Wembley after goals from Serge Aurier and Son Heung-min. Additionally, Manchester City are the best defensive team in the league.
Bony managed only 10 goals in 46 appearances during a two-and-a-half year spell at City, which was plagued by illness and injury. The Polish keeper will be called on a lot on Wednesday as Swansea will likely be defending for the majority of the game.
However, Guardiola was quick to remind reporters that last season's draw to face a rampant Monaco side was similarly welcomed before Leonardo Jardim's Ligue 1 winners snatched an undulating tie, which ended 6-6, on away goals.
Sergio Aguero, back in the side with Gabriel Jesus rested, fired past Lukasz Fabianski to complete another masterclass from Guardiola's City slickers. Sane has scored six goals and six assists this season.
They say there are no easy games in the Premier League, but this was as straightforward as it gets with City enjoying 78 per cent possession. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports Gold, which you can access with a subscription.
The Swansea manager admitted. "If you're Man City supporter it must be nice to see that football, but it wasn't nice from my point of view". They opened the following season with a 2-0 win over Newcastle before drawing 1-1 against Ipswich.