Manchester City 3-0 Sheffield United: Picking up issues. After FA Cup, Blues advance to final
Manchester City chances to win the treble.
Manchester City could become the first English team. After Manchester United under Sir Alex Ferguson to win the treble in 1999.
They made it to the FA Cup final shortly after learning Arsenal’s incredible draw with Southampton. Giving them a chance to win the Premier League more as well
Pep Guardiola’s men will face Arsenal in the coming days. Which, if defeated, will give them a huge advantage to win the league title three times in a row.
Memorable games of Riyad Mahrez
Mahrez struggles to find playing time Especially competing with the likes of Bernardo Silva and Jack Grealish, although the Algerian attacker has been impressive on almost every pitch.
And once again, Mahrez showed his quality by scoring a hat-trick. The last person to score three goals in FA Cup semi-final was former Manchester United player. Alex Dawson against Fulham in 1958.
His goals showed the versatility of Mahrez: his coolness under pressure from the penalty shoot-out, his determination to win the ball back. Come back as soon as possible, the ability to go with the ball. and above all is a sharp finish.
Conveniently replaceable power
Guardiola is without Nathan Ake, who suffered an injury in the 1-1 draw with Bayern Munich, as well as facing Arsenal next in the league. Causing the Spanish coach to rest Ruben Dias and John Stones as well
Sergio Gomez has given the chance to start at inverted full-back. While Aymeric Laporte and Kyle Walker have also started at defence.
Even Kevin De Bruyne was suspended in an important game like. This as Guardiola wanted to give Julian Alvarez some time and they were all impressive. 3-0 is very indicative.
Man City successfully breaks the semi-final curse
Since winning the FA Cup in 2019 with a semi-final win over Watford, Guardiola has led the Blues to defeats to Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool respectively. last 3 seasons
The FA Cup is the hardest domestic trophy that Guardiola has won. Indeed, the FA Cup was pioneered by the Abu Dhabi era in 2011, and 12 years later. It became part of the club’s success.