In the Saturday’s match Manchester City crashed their rival from Watford 6:0 in the FA Cup final and won their fourth trophy this season, all of them gathered in England. To Community Shield, League Cup, Premier League they added their sixth England Cup in their history.
The road to the final for Pep Guardiola’s proteges was begun with an easy win against Rotherham. Second-league team was demolished 0:7. In the next round the team faced their rival from Premier League, but Burnley didn’t have any chance and lost 0:5.
Paradoxically, the toughest team so far was Newport from League Two, which held a draw for the first half. After the break they conceded four times and lost 1:4, but the sacrifice and their determination until the end should be appreciated.
In the quarterfinals City was losing 0:2 against Swansea and it has been thought, that they would be eliminated. Eventually they undo the difference and dependable Sergio Agüero scored the winner in 88th minute.
In the semifinals Gabriel Jesus determined the result with a goal in 4th minute. ‘The Citizens’ went to Wembley to compete for another trophy and ‘The Hornets’ didn’t cause them any problems. Sterling scored a hattrick, David Silva, Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne netted once. This way Kompany could raise his last trophy up in Manchester City’s shirt.
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