Sadio Mané celebrates one of his goals against Manchester City


Liverpool took advantage of City's mistakes and advanced to the FA Cup final (2-3)

Published:16/04/2022 - 19:05h

Updated:16/04/2022 - 19:05h

Liverpool are still in the race in all the competitions they play and this Saturday they advanced to the FA Cup final after eliminating Manchester City (2-3) at Wembley. The 'reds' resolved the match in the first half with goals from Konaté and Mané

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Pep Guardiola decided to keep to Zack Steffen in the goal for the semifinals against the Liverpool and the American finished being key for the elimination of the Manchester City of the FA Cup. Two errors of the goalkeeper of 27 years allowed him to Sadio Mané complete a doublet with which the 'reds' left to the rest with a comfortable 0-3 in the marker that, at the end, would finish being impossible to trace back for the 'citizens'.

The ones of Jurgen Klopp jumped to Wembley with the same XI with which won to the Benfica in Lisbon the past week in the gone of cuartod of final of the Champions League (1-3). Pep, by his part, was faithful to his philosophy to keep to the acting goalkeeper like titling in the domestic glasses and, besides, saw forced to plant a mixed team because of the physical problems of players like Kevin Of Bruyne and Kyle Walker.

In this way, the Liverpool imposed conditions from the start and dominated the first time from beginning to end. The 'reds' advanced in the minute 9 with a head butt of Ibrahima Konaté after a corner served by Andrew Robertson. The central finished only after imposing his physicist to open the marker and, from there, the ones of Klopp dominated to pleasure. Mané Would expand the difference in the 17´, taking advantage of a distraction of Steffen in exit.

The goalkeeper controlled badly the balloon and did not attain to clear from his arch, leaving to the Senegalese the opportunity to anticipate him and push the balloon at the end of the network. The own Mané would complete his doublet in the last played of the first time with a derechazo that finalised a big played collective of the Liverpool. The finish coló by the stick of the archer and gave the feeling that Steffen reacted late. Goleada In the first time and party cleared in Wembley.

The ones of Pep reacted in the second time, but did not reach them

The City discounted in the first played after the rest thanks to a finish of Jack Grealish. The ones of Pep dominated all the second half, with a Liverpool replegado betting to the contragolpe, taking advantage of the advantage obtained in the first stretch. Further of the need to look for the party, the ´tecnico Catalan alone did a change (Riyad Mahrez by Gabriel Jesús in the 83') and the City recently attained to discount again in the 90+1' by means of Bernardo Silva.

The goal of the Portuguese put the dramatic dye at the end of the party and the 'citizens' had a pair of clear occasions in the discount, as well as the 'reds' the possibility to mark the chamber, but the marker did not move and the ones of Klopp advance to a new final in which they will confront to Chelsea or to Crystal Palace. The 'blues' already confronted them in the final of the Glass of the League (victory for the Liverpool in penal (11-10). Of this way, the ones of Anfield are still in career by all what play this season.

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