The London team will go to the tournament’s decision for the fourth time in the past five years; opposing team suffered from coach Pep Guardiola’s decision to spare some players
O Chelsea won the Manchester City by 1 to 0 this Saturday, 17, and so it is guaranteed to go to the fourth final of the FA Cup over the past five years. Ziyech was responsible for the goal in the traditional stadium of Wembley that gave the victory to the team London, who will face Leicester or Southampton on May 15 in an attempt to win the new title in the tournament. Meanwhile, six-time champion Manchester City appears to have suffered from the coach’s decision Pep Guardiola to save some players: there were several pass errors and few effective moves.
The first half was very much in the middle of the field, truncated, with the teams closed, with no greater clear opportunities for both sides. The few submissions, just three for City and two for Chelsea, were proof of that. Back in the locker room, City had changed their style of play a little, with greater possession of the ball and aggression in the front, but not enough to open the scoring. Taking advantage of some pass errors of the opponent, Chelsea opened the scoring after 10 minutes of the final stage. Werner received a throw from the left, with the defensive system of the rival badly arranged, he was in speed to enter the area and play for the midfielder Ziyech to leave his, with the free goal, after the goalkeeper Steggen tried to intercept the ball in advance.
Three minutes later, once again Ziyech, in another Manchester City move, arrived with great danger, but Steggen saved what would be the second goal of the Londoners. From that moment until the end of the match, Manchester City had no option but to go all out for their rivals. And it happened, despite some imposing counterattacks by the rival. Pep Guardiola’s team was pressing, but unsuccessfully, to tie the game. The flash coming from a Brazilian move Gabriel Jesus with Sterling he could have put the score at 1 to 1, had it not been for the lack of aim of the English striker. In the end, Chelsea held on to their opponents and secured themselves in yet another final.