Jesus gets a Haul as Ruthless Manchester City Demolish Burton Albion
Manchester City demolished Burton Albion in the first leg of the semi-final encounter of the Carabao Cup at the Etihad Stadium.
De Bruyne opened the scorecard early in the match after he put the ball past the Burton Goalkeeper in the 5th minute, Gabriel Jesus scored in the 30th, 34th, 57th and 65th minute to get a haul. Zinchenko (37th), Philip Foden (62nd), Kyle Walker (70th) and Riyad Mahrez (83rd minute) made it 9 goals to nothing against the English League 1 team.
Although there is still a second leg to be played at Burton Albion home, this semi-final encounter is sealed already. City are through to the final. They, however, have to wait for the conclusion of the second leg of the second phase of the semi-final match between Chelsea and Tottenham at the Stamford Bridge.
The is the second match this year City will be scoring more than 6 goals after they defeated Rotherham United in their Emirates FA Cup tie. Pep Guardiola’s men have now scored 18 goals in 2019 conceding only 1.
Kevin De Bruyne
K. De Bruyne scored in the 5th minute to give the home team the lead.
City are still leading with a lone goal after 25 minutes.
Gabriel Jesus doubled the lead in the 30th minute.
Gabriel Jesus scored again in the 34th minute to make it 3 – 0.
Olexandr Zinchenko made it 4 just 3 minutes after Jesus goal.
It is halftime at the Etihad Stadium, City is 4 goals up after the first 45 minutes.
7 minutes into the second half and the game is still the same.
Gabriel Jesus scored his third goal of the match in the 57th minute to make it 5 goals to nothing.
Philip Foden makes it 6 in the 62nd minute.
Gabriel Jesus made it 7 just 3 minutes after Foden’s goal.
Kyle Walker makes it 8 for the home team.
City is still leading with 8 goals with 8 minutes left to the end of the match
Riyad Mahrez makes it 9 in the 83rd minute.
It is full time at the Etihad. City demolished their opponent with 9 goals rout.
FT – Manchester City 9 – 0 Burton Albion