Sergio Aguero scored the winning goal as Manchester City beat Swansea City 3-2 in contentious fashion to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.

    Match Events

    20′ Penalty Goal! Swansea 1-0 Man City (Grimes)

    PENALTY TO SWANSEA! Delph dives in after Roberts jinks past him and into the area and tips the right-back. The referee points to the spot! What an opportunity for the Championship side!

    SWANSEA TAKE THE LEAD! Grimes steps up and calmly dispatches the penalty, sending the keeper to his left and placing the ball into the top-left corner! The Premier League champions are behind and it’s 1-0 to Swansea! 

    29′ GOAL! Swansea 2-0 Man City (Celina)

    GOAL!!! SWANSEA ARE 2-0 UP! It’s the City old boy Celina! Swansea play in neat triangles and Dyer sends Celina though into the box. He takes it first time, opening his body up and curling a right-footed effort around Ederson and into the back of the net! What a moment for him and Swansea! 

    35′ GREAT SAVE! Sliva’s shot saved by Roberts

    69′ GOAL! Swansea 2-1 Man City (Bernardo Silva)

    GOAL!! CITY PULL ONE BACK! Aguero’s initial shot is blocked and comes back out to him, and the Argentinian finds Bernardo Silva, who arrows a sublime strike into the far corner with his left foot! It’s 2-1! 

    78′ OWN GOAL! Swansea 2-2 Man City (Nordfeldt)

    PENALTY TO CITY! Carter-Vickers tussles with Sterling for the ball and the England winger goes down in the box. The referee pauses for a moment and then points to the spot! Aguero to take.

    OWN GOAL!!! Aguero hits the base of the post with his penalty but it comes off the back of the diving Nordfeldt and into the back of the net! It’s now 2-2! 

    88′ GOAL! Swansea 2-3 Man City (Aguero)

    GOAL!!! CITY TAKE THE LEAD! Aguero makes it 3-2! Bernardo Silva curls in a superb cross from the left and there’s a suspicion of offside, but the linesman doesn’t flag and the striker produces a superb diving header past a despairing Nordfeldt at his near post! 

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    Match Report

    Manchester City kept their quadruple hopes alive after coming back from two goals down to win 3-2 at Swansea City in the FA Cup quarter-finals thanks to Sergio Aguero’s controversial late header.

    Pep Guardiola’s men looked to be heading out of the competition at the hands of second-tier opposition, but three goals in the final 21 minutes saw City come back from the brink, as Aguero – who appeared to be offside – nodded in the late clincher.

    Although the Premier League champions initially looked bright, a confident Matt Grimes penalty put Swansea in the ascendancy and they doubled their advantage with an exceptionally worked Bersant Celina goal against his former club.

    The visitors upped the ante after the break and pulled one back through Bernardo Silva, before an Aguero penalty went in off goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt.

    And, just when Swansea looked to have held on to force extra time, Aguero completed the comeback two minutes from the end to send City to Wembley.

    Line-ups

    Swansea XI: Routledge, N. Dyer, K. Nordfeldt, J.Fulton, Van der Hoorn, Bersant Celina, George Byers, Matt Grimes, Daniel James, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Connor Roberts

    Subs: E. Mulder, Declan John, Barrie McKay, Cian Harries, C.B Richardson, Joel Asoro, Yan Dhanda

    Man City XI: David Silva, F. Delph, N. Otamendi, K. Walker, İ. Gündoğan, Mahrez, A.Laporte, Ederson Moraes, Sané, Bernardo Silva, Gabriel Jesus

    Subs: S. Agüero, Danilo, R. Sterling, Zinchenko, Foden, Eric García, A. Murić

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