Manchester City advance past Huddersfield in replay
Pep Guardiola's side reach the FA Cup quarter finals at the second time of asking21:44 Wednesday 1 March 2017, 21:44 1 Mar 2017
Manchester City have beaten Huddersfield Town 5-1 in their FA Cup fifth round replay as Pep Guardiola's side advance to the last eight.
Having drawn 0-0 in the original tie, City surprisingly found themselves 1-0 down to their Championship opponents as Harry Bunn's shot went through the legs of goalkeeper Claudio Bravo after seven minutes.
8. We've work to do here! It's been a really open contest so far so you wouldn't bet against there being a few more goals. COME ON CITY! pic.twitter.com/Agqzi5fdWg— Manchester City (@ManCity) March 1, 2017
City trailed for 23 minutes before the in form Leroy Sane levelled finished from close range.
By half time, it was 3-1 to City as Sergio Aguero converted a penalty and his Argentinean compatriot Pablo Zabaleta added a third in quick succession.
After the break, Man City would score two more. Aguero got his second 17 minutes from time, before his 79th minute replacement Kelechi Iheanacho made it 5-1.
Guardiola's team will face Premier League opposition in the shape of Middlesbrough in the quarter finals, with that tie taking place at the Riverside Stadium on March 11th.
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