Not much trouble for Pep Guardiola and his Manchester City side who advance into the next round of the English FA Cup, after besting Peterborough United 2-0 thanks to second half strikes from Riyad Mahrez and Jack Grealish. The hosts really did put up a fight for much of the encounter, keeping the Cityzens at bay for 60 minutes but in the end, the vast quality and experience saw the Premier League champions through.
FULL-TIME AT THE WESTON HOMES STADIUM: Peterborough United 0-2 Manchester City
68′ MIN: The returning Jack Grealish doubles the visitors’ advantage.
GOOOOAAAALLLL!!! Peterborough United 0-2 Manchester City (J. Grealish)
61′ MIN: Phil Foden lays the ball to Riyad Mahrez who shoots from close range into the bottom left corner, leaving the goalkeeper helpless.
GOOOOAAAALLLL!!! Peterborough United 0-1 Manchester City (R. Mahrez)
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT THE WESTON HOMES STADIUM: Peterborough United 0-0 Manchester City
HALF-TIME AT THE WESTON HOMES STADIUM: Peterborough United 0-0 Manchester City
KICK-OFF AT THE WESTON HOMES STADIUM: Peterborough United 0-0 Manchester City
City boss Pep Guardiola has made six changes to his Starting XI for tonight’s tie but it is a strong line-up nonetheless for the clash against Peterborough. The likes of Nathan Ake, Jack Grealish and Oleksandr Zinchenko are all in the squad.
Peterborough United’s Starting line-up set to face visiting Manchester City tonight.
It is a proper case of David vs Goliath clash as both teams will be bidding to reach the quarter-finals of the oldest club competition in the world.
Hello and welcome to Apex Football latest round of LIVE soccer coverage. It is a night of Cup action in England (and some European countries) and we will serve you updates of the fixture between lower-league outfit Peterborough and high-flying Premier League side Manchester City.