Chelsea reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, defeating Manchester city 5:1. It is worth noting that Manchester city played in the experimental part of Manuel Pellegrini opted to rest the leaders and released in the starting lineup of five freshmen.
Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Ivanovic, Baba, Pedro (Oscar, 70), Fabregas, Obi Mikel (MATIC, 82), Willian, Hazard, Costa, Diogo (Traore 70)
Manchester City: Caballero, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Alarabiya, Kolarov, Manu Garcia, Aleix Garcia, Fernando Reges (Humphreys, 78), Virgin (Barker, 54), Iheanacho, Gopala
On 35 minutes, Fabregas delivered a cross. Hazard sent the ball into the center of the goalkeeper. Diego Costa meters with 4 beat the Keeper 1:0. After 2 minutes the beginner «citizens» David Faupala pushed the ball into the net 1:1.
In the 48th minute, Willian made a pass 40 meters, «played in the wall» with Hazard, went one on one and scored the winning goal 2:1.
On 53 minutes, Azar lobbed into the penalty area. The defender’s attempt to clear the ball. Cahill struck the 3:1. On 67 minutes, Azar took a brilliant free 4:1.
In the 75th minute of the «blue» missed a penalty. Oscar struck well into the bottom corner. Caballero performed a miracle by reflecting the ball with your fingertips.
On 89 minutes, Bertrand Traore headed the ball into the net 5:1.