Man City was not difficult to beat Newcastle United. Thereby winning the final ticket to the FA Cup semi-finals this season. As expected, Man City spilled up to attack right after the opening whistle. The visitors repeatedly bombarded Newcastle’s goal.
After many opportunities, Man City also had an opening goal in the 37th minute. Midfielder Fabian Schar pushed Gabriel Jesus in the penalty area and the referee pointed to the penalty spot. On the 11m point, Kevin De Bruyne made no mistake to give the visitors the lead.
After having a leading goal, Man City actively reduced the pace of attack and switched to playing lullaby to the opponent. The first half ended with only 1 goal scored.
After the break, Newcastle suddenly pushed up the attacking squad to make the game more worthwhile. In the 66th minute, the home team had a delicious chance to score an equalizer. Saint-Maximin stretched smoothly, but the player on Gayle pitched the ball over the bar.
Just 2 minutes after Gayle missed the opportunity, Man City had a goal to increase the gap. In a speedy attack, Sterling handled it skillfully before finishing the perfect heart to secure a 2-0 victory for the visitors.
This victory put Man City in the semi-finals of this season’s FA Cup and their next rival Arsenal. Meanwhile, the remaining match of the semi-finals is a contest between MU and Chelsea.
Mendy cut across the ball to cut through the Newcastle goal, but there was no Man City player to finish. Mendy stretched uncomfortably, but midfielder Fernandez broke the ball for Newcastle.
Sterling deftly entered the middle of the game before finishing the danger of defeating goalkeeper Darlow. Otamendi passes the ball to the wrong address right before the penalty area of Man City. After stealing the ball, Saint-Maximin stretched smoothly, but Gayle ended up in the sky at close range.