Andhe Manchester city Final play FA cup On the 3rd of next June, by defeating Sheffield United, second, in the first semi-final of the competition. a hat trick It ended up with Mahrez deciding the match for these Guardiola They never came to dominate the scoreboard and even the field 60th minute of the matchwhen Mahrez She scored two goals in five minutes to end the game.
Guardiola practically bet on his eleventh party in the attacking area. Only the entry of Julin Álvarez by De Bruyne to accompany Haaland on the attacking front touched the eleven who provided, yes, a new defense with Steffen Ortega under the sticks, Labor Walker and Akanji And Sergio Gomez as a left winger.
Despite the changes, the difference in lineups was noticeable throughout the match which, yes, Halland He was never completely comfortable. Only party time really scared Foderingham He was in an away goal that was disallowed due to a foul in fighting for the ball with an opponent.
he Sheffield UnitedFor his part, he set up a very dangerous game behind, without mistakes and without letting City overshadow his goal with chances. However, there is a huge error Daniel Gibson In a tough tackle Bernardo Siva ended up winning a penalty. Mahrez Foderingham feinted and opened the scoring.
in the second half, Manchester city He devoted himself to controlling that meeting Sheffield United He never fought. Segunda’s only clear chance was the first of the match, but Ortega saved a shot from close range with a proper fill.
he Manchester city They are playing their first FA Cup final since 2018-19.