Sahar Mahrez carries City to the FA Cup Final

Goals: Manchester City – #Sheffield_United – Played on 04/ 22/2023

Manchester City secured their spot in the FA Cup final with a 3-0 win over Sheffield United at Wembley Stadium. Riyad Mahrez scored a hat-trick for City in minutes 43, 61, and 66. The final will take place on June 3rd between City and the winner of the other semi-final between Manchester United and Brighton. Sheffield’s Early Attempts

Sheffield’s Early Attempts

Sheffield started the game strong and had their first attempt in the second minute. Nday followed a corner kick with a shot from within the 6-yard area, but it was stopped by Ortega. Robinson tried again in the 18th minute with a ground shot, but Ortega saved it easily.

City’s Response

City responded with their first offensive attempt in the 22nd minute with a curved shot from Mahrez. Alvarez followed with a similar shot in the 24th minute, but Foderingam saved it. City was awarded a penalty kick in the 41st minute after Bernardo was fouled by Gibson, and Mahrez scored to end the first half with City leading 1-0.

Mahrez Hat-Trick Secures Victory

City started the second half with a shot from Walker that hit the crossbar. They missed a few opportunities before Mahrez scored his second goal in the 61st minute, followed by his hat-trick just five minutes later. With the result secured, Guardiola made four substitutions to rest his stars.

Missed Opportunities

City continued to try for more goals, with Alvarez missing a chance to score the fourth goal in stoppage time. Palmer also had a shot from inside the area in the 90+2 minute, but it went wide. Despite the missed opportunities, City secured their spot in the FA Cup final with a convincing 3-0 victory over Sheffield United.


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