Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Manchester Metropolis beats Chelsea 4-0 in FA Cup third spherical

Manchester Metropolis cruised to a 4-0 win at dwelling to Chelsea within the third spherical of the FA Cup on Sunday, having fun with its third successive win over Graham Potter’s facet within the house of two months.

Riyad Mahrez whipped in a free kick to place Metropolis in entrance within the twenty third minute, having scored the one aim within the 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge within the Premier League on Thursday and within the 2-0 success over Chelsea within the League Cup in November.

Newly-crowned World Cup winner Julian Alvarez doubled their lead on the half-hour mark, the Argentina striker changing a penalty after a VAR overview noticed a handball from Kai Havertz.

Phil Foden accomplished a slick crew transfer involving England crew mate Kyle Walker to attain Metropolis’s third within the thirty eighth minute and successfully ending the sport as a contest.

The hosts received one other penalty late within the second half and though Alvarez was nonetheless on the pitch, Mahrez took the ball and slammed it previous Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga within the eighty fifth minute.

Metropolis will play at dwelling within the fourth spherical in opposition to both Premier League chief Arsenal or League One facet Oxford United, who meet on Monday.

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