Manchester City did not have things all their own way, but have managed to ease their way into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup anyway by recording a 4-1 triumph over Newport County.
Pep Guardiola’s men were held in check in the first half by the League Two outfit, but Leroy Sane broke the deadlock in the second period to open up the game.
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Phil Foden scored their second 15 minutes from time, although Padraig Amond set pulses racing around Rodney Parade by getting a goal back. However, Foden was clinical in responding with a fine strike before Riyad Mahrez notched his side’s fourth in added time.
Newport and manager Michael Flynn can be delighted with their performance this evening. They battled extremely well against a City team that put six past Chelsea last week. City advance to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, keeping their hopes in all four competitions alive.
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