Manchester City’s problems continue as they failed to reach the FA Cup finals on Sunday. And Pep Guardiola is now set to finish his first ever season without a trophy.
They faced Arsenal in the semi-finals that ended 2-1 thanks to a late goal from Alexis Sanchez. Sergio Aguero had opened the scoring for Manchester City in the 62nd minute of the game.
But about 10 minutes later, it was canceled out by defender, Nacho Monreal. And Alexis Sanchez showed great composure to fire home at Wembley after a scramble in the penalty area.
However, the match also saw History being made as Manchester City made a historic fourth substitution.
Iheanacho becomes first fourth substitute in FA Cup
City’s young striker, Kelechi Iheanacho came on in extra-time to replace Raheem Sterling. And his introduction was the first time a 4th substitute has been made in FA Cup history.
The new rule gives teams the chance to make one last change in extra time if they have already made 3 changes in the minutes of normal time.
FA chief executive Martin Glenn had previously said of the rule: “The Emirates FA Cup is renowned for its great history and tradition but, as the game’s governing body, it is important the FA continues to look at how it can further add to the drama and spectacle of a competition loved by millions around the world,”
Manchester City make FA Cup history, becoming the first side to make a fourth substitution.
Kelechi Iheanacho replaces Raheem Sterling. pic.twitter.com/H79umxPPP1
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