Gabriel Jesus fires Manchester City past Brighton and into FA Cup final

Gabriel Jesus struck a first-half winner for Manchester City who defeated Brighton 1-0 in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley By the standards Manchester City set themselves these days, it is fair to say this was not the most shimmering or elegant performance from Pep Guardiolas team. When, for example, was the last time they managed only four shots on target against an opponent? The official man-of-the-match award went to Anthony Knockaert of Brighton, rather than any of the players from the winning side, and the overall impression was that City peaked too early, scoring the games decisive goal after barely three minutes. Not that those details should matter greatly to Guardiola when his team still managed to maintain their …

Sergio Agero puts Man City into semi-final after fightback against Swansea

Manchester City overturned a two-goal deficit to beat Swansea 3-2 as Sergio Ageros late winner put his side into the FA Cup semi-final Manchester City clambered back from two goals down to reach the FA Cup semi-finals after Sergio Agero jumped off the bench to head home a controversial winner and break Swansea hearts. Agero was marginally offside when he snatched victory two minutes from time, stooping to nodin Bernardo Silvas cross, but in the absence of the video assistant referee Pep Guardiolas side completed a stirring comeback to keep hopes of an unprecedented quadruple alive. The Premier League champions equaliser was equally contentious, with a soft penalty awarded for an alleged foul on Raheem Sterling. Ageros spot-kick smacked a …