Manchester City thrash 3rd-tier Burton 9-0 in League Cup semifinal

Manchester City thrash 3rd-tier Burton 9-0 in League Cup semifinal”

Jesus grabbed two more in a 13-minute second-half blitz that also saw Phil Foden and Kyle Walker hit the target before Riyad Mahrez completed the scoring late on.

Burton Albion will need a "miracle" to overcome the might of Premier League champions Manchester City over two legs in the League Cup semi-final according to manager Nigel Clough, but he is no stranger to producing Cup upsets.

"He wasn't happy. He came in the dressing-room at half-time and said: 'Every goal you concede in the second-half, I'm fining you £100.' We conceded another one to lose 5-0 and it was taken out of our money".

Gabriel Jesus scored four goals for the first time in a City shirt and was named man of the match.

They play Burton Albion, the League One side, at home in the first leg of their semi-final tie this evening. "It was standards. We didn't play particularly well and we were in".

"It is the best way to respect the competition and to respect the opponent, because if you forget to continue, you don't have respect for your opponent or the competition".

After De Bruyne's header five minutes in, City needed another 25 minutes to find the net - nearly conceding in the meantime - but after Jesus scored a quickfire double after the half-hour mark, they were relentless in pushing forward and were looking for a 10th when the final whistle went. "The best way is to do what you have to do for our future, and we have done".

'Players like me want to play more, to help the team, and we went out there to win'. "That's why we had several thousands supporters here celebrating the fact we'll probably never be here again".

English League One side Sunderland have been linked with a loan move for one of the most in-form players in the Arsenal squad this season. They beat mythical teams - like Aston Villa and Middlesbrough. They have already made history - can they continue doing so?!

The second leg, merely a formality, takes place on Wednesday, 23 January. "That's what we have done and that's why we are pleased".

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