Manchester City boss Sven Goran Eriksson is exploring every route they can find to get into Europe.
He said: "I think we can still qualify through Intertoto or Fair Play but we cannot do much about the latter except behave when we are on the pitch. I think it depends on whether England is the top country. I will take getting into European competition any way we can.
"What we can do is play better than we did last week against Birmingham. The players are not on holiday yet. They have a lot of hard work to do."