A loss against Chelsea today in the FA Cup semi-final bout means the Citizens won’t achieving their desire quadruple this season.
For Chelsea FC, this was no crush and grab, with wonderful defence, and keen use of the ball as well as clinically focusing on City’s shortcomings to book a spot in the FA Cup final because of a deft counterattack from Hakim Ziyech.
Chelsea’s manager Tuchel is probably the most astute strategist around and the German merits gigantic acknowledgement in the wake of coming up for a smart plan to outmanoeuvre Guardiola for the first game in six matches.
Manchester City was shy of ideas once De Bruyne went off and was substituted with Phil Foden after 48 minutes. While they tried to make amends in the end arranges, it was difficult to contend with the outcome.
Chelsea, on the other hand, was strong at the back and they had an unmistakable thought in attack, punching at the Citizens’ high line by utilizing Timo Werner’s speed on the break.
Final Score: Chelsea 1 – 0 Manchester City.