Manchester City win FA Cup fifth round replay

Manchester City win FA Cup fifth round replay

Pep Guardiola has striker Sergio Aguero to thank for leading his team to victory in an FA Cup Fifth Round replay against Huddersfield Town.

Manchester City win FA Cup fifth round replay

Aguero celebrates against Huddersfield

City won 5 - 1 but found themselves one goal down Harry Burn scored withing seven minutes as the Championship side's high pressing worked a trick.

Guardiola side would be unlucky as two hand ball in succession in the box by Stankovic went unpunished when a penalty would have sufficed.

City would however equalize through Leroy Sane who tapped in Sterling's cross from the right.

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The Premier League side eventually got their lead. Stankovic shown a yellow card for a push on Otamendi in the box. Aguero duly sent the goalie the wrong way.

Manchester City win FA Cup fifth round replay

Aguero celebrates his second goal

From them on the goals kept flying in; Zabaleta also tapping into the net from a cross by Aguero who has seen his initial effort blocked by the goalkeeper.

Sergio Aguero scores a lovely goal from Raheem Sterling's low cross to put Manchester City 4 - 1 up before late substitute Kelechi Iheanacho warmed up for the Super Eagles march friendlies with a late goal.

Manchester City win FA Cup fifth round replay

Iheanacho find the net

The Citizens face Middlesbrough in the quarter-final of the competition they won back in 2012.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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