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Wednesday, 19 May 2021 03:23 GMT

India- Chelsea beat Manchester City, reach FA Cup final: Records broken


(MENAFN - NewsBytes) Chelsea overcame Manchester City 1-0 to reach the final of the FA Cup.

Hakim Ziyech's goal was the difference as the Blues made it to a fourth FA Cup final in five years.

Meanwhile, Manchester City's hopes to challenging for a quadruple this season came to an end.

However, they can still win three trophies.

We present the records that were broken.

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  • Chelsea showed more purpose and intent to make things work in this crunch encounter.

    A much-changed City side looked labored and weren't up to the task.

    Hakim Ziyech scored the only goal as he slid home Timo Werner's pass in the 55th minute.

    Chelsea, who controlled the game, had a very late scare as keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga clawed away Rodri's injury-time header.

  • Information FA Cup: Guardiola's semi-final jinx
  • Manchester City have now been eliminated at the semi-final stage in three of their five seasons under manager Pep Guardiola. Notably, the team that has knocked them out on the two other occasions went on to win the competition (Arsenal in both 2017 and 2020).

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