Chelsea reach the Emirates FA Cup final as Hakim Ziyech the only goal which saw them beat Man City 1-0 despite two goals ruled out for offside by the referee before the end.
First Half Report Chelsea 0-0 Man City
It was an evenly matched and balanced first half encounter that failed to provide a goal as we witnessed some good opportunities with Blues from London going closest with a ruled out strike.
Chelsea thought they had the lead when Hakim Ziyech scored in the 5th minutes only for it to be ruled out for offside which should have been the opener for the encounter which started with high pace.
Man City did went close with the shots on target but couldn’t get it past the goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga who shockingly was given the go ahead to start with Edouard Mendy not listed in the team sheet for the game.
The game progressed with both teams sizing each other out as more opportunities went begging for the two sides as Reece James was shown a yellow card after a foul which the referee had no choice.
It ended in the first half of the encounter with Chelsea 0-0 Man City as they both headed for the break with a goalless tie after an amazing 45 minutes which was very good from the two teams who gave it all.
Second Half Report Chelsea 1-0 Man City
The second half of the encounter kicked off with promises from the two sides who created more opportunities but no goal as the FA Cup game lightened up more with a final ticket at stake.
Chelsea finally took the lead thanks to a counter attack which saw Timo Werner assist Hakim Ziyech to make it 1-0 after his goal in the first half was ruled out for offside before this one was counted.
Man City continued to press very hard as the London side kept on defending very well and also pushing forward with the Citizens almost going close but Kepa Arrizabalaga stood tall and made a save.
The second half of the encounter carried on without anything coming from the two sides as they entered inside the last five minutes which Thomas Tuchel had some changes to do with them on the lead.
It finally came to an end with Chelsea 1-0 Man City as Thomas Tuchel’s side reach the FA Cup final after an amazing encounter which was a much needed win to turn the Blues season around for good.
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