At 3:45 a.m. Beijing time on January 10, the first round of the 2018/19 League Cup semi-finals continued to
compete, with Manchester City playing against League A team Burton at Etihard Stadium.
In the first half, De Browne opened the scoring with a header, then Gesuz scored two goals in a row, and Zinchenko scored a long shot to widen the score.
In the second half, Gersus twice broke the door and staged four happy performances. Forden
and Walker added to the success of the substitutes. Mahles scored before the end of the game.
At the end of the game, Manchester City slaughtered Burton 9-0. The two rounds will be held on January 24.
There is no record of historical confrontation between the two sides. Manchester City have faced low-level teams in the League Cup nearly 10 times, and they all ended up
being knocked out by their rivals. The last time Blue Moon played League One at home in the League Cup was back in September 2004, when
they washed Barnsley with 7-1 blood. Manchester City’s recent form has returned to winning three consecutive victories in all comp
titions, following the FA Cup 7-0 sweep of Roseham. Burton had just taken Rochdale 4-0 in the League A last week.
In this match, De Browne took the lead, while Gesuz’s partners on the front line, Majeres and Sane, and Aguero were on standby.
In the 3rd minute, Zinchenko shot high.
In the 5th minute, David Silva picked up the forbidden area on the left side of the front field, and De Browne wrapped his hammer into the net. Manchester City made a fantastic start, 1-0!
In the 12th minute, Eggins knocked on the left side and Miles-Hanis pushed his left foot off.
In the 17th minute, on the right side of the forbidden area in Jingduoan’s forward midfield, Mahles volleyed directly with his left
foot without stopping the ball to break the door. The linesman raised his flag to indicate that offside was in the first place and the goal was invalid.
In the 25th minute, Jing Duoan broke the ball and launched a counter-attack. The ball from the left side of the front court of Ressus was transversely cut in and out of the right foot.
In the 30th minute, after Sane’s right Front-court pass from Jing Duo’an, the goalkeeper threw th
e ball into the right side of the penalty area at a small angle and was saved by the goalkeeper. Theresus followed up with the header to score, Manchester City enlarged the score, 2-0!
In the 33rd minute, the score was rewritten again, David Silva’s small forbidden area front was blocked on the left side of the cross
-stroke in the middle, Gersius adjusted the pace of the ball to hit the ball, Manchester City next city, 3-0! uuuuuuuuu
Thirty-sixth minute, Sane’s left front knock, Zinchenko big forbidden area outside the left foot
hanging shot, the ball made a perfect arc after flying into the net nest, Manchester City further expand the score, 4-0!
In the 41st minute, when Sane crossed from the left, Fraser made a mistake in clearing the encircle
ment. Majeres followed up with his right foot to hit the door and was defused by the goalkeeper.
Manchester City were 4-0 ahead of Burton at the end of the first half.
In the second half, the two sides exchanged borders and fought again.
In the 58th minute, the right side of Macheles’forbidden area was selected to pass through the middle, and Ressus followed up with a h
eader to break the goal. Manchester City scored another goal. 5-0! Ressus played a hat trick. Subsequently, De Browne was replaced by youngster Fordon.
In the 63rd minute, the left foot of the Gesuz restricted are
a was blocked, Fordon kept up with the second shot to score, Manchester City continued to expand the score, 6-0!
In the 64th minute, the left side of Sane’s forbidden area struck back in the middle. David Silva put his left foot in and shot high above the beam.
In the 65th minute, the left side of Sane’s forbidden area knocked across the middle road, and Ressus pushed into the net in front of the doo
r. Manchester City scored again, 7-0. Then, Bernardo Silva came on and replaced Sane.
In the 70th minute, Macheles crossed the left side of the front court, and Walker shot through the door. Manchester City further expanded the score, 8-0!
In the 84th minute, Bernardo Silva tapped left side of the front court, Majeres followed the door and pushed into the net, Manchester City scored again, 9-0!
Since then, neither side has made any achievements. At the end of the game, Manchester City slaughtered Burton 9-0, basically locking in the finals.
The two sides are in the lineup:
Manchester City (4-3-3): 49-Muric/2-Kyle-Walker (3-Danilo 74′), 30-Otamendi, 50-Eric-
Garcia, 35-Zinchenko/8-Jingdoan, 21-David-Silva, 17-De Browne (47-Forden 58′)/26-Mahles, 19-Sane (20-Bernardo-Silva 66′), 33-Gesus
Burton (4-4-2): 40-Bradley-Collins/3-Buxton, 6-Ben-Turner, 2-Blackford, 19-Rees-Hutchinson/22
-Benzema, 4-Jamie-Allen (11-Thompere 68′), 7-Fraser (9-Jos Barra 79′), 10-Akins, 16-Myers-Hanis/27-Boyce (12-Undergraduates 68′)