Manchester city overcame a spirited Sheffield Wed to achieve the fa Cup quarter-finals and remain course for a domestic and European cup treble.
Fresh from their carabao Cup triumph at Wembley, holders city moved into the last eight of the fa Cup as Sergio Aguero’s twenty third goal of the season saw off their Championship opponents at Hillsborough.
Up till the Argentine found the net with a powerful left-foot end, city had been annoyed by a stubborn Wed defensive performance.
Nicolas Otamendi and Benjamin Mendy each hit the bar once the tie was scoreless nevertheless city, who dominated possession, had to wait forty eight minutes before they managed an effort on target.
Wednesday have endured a wretched run of form and though city keeper Claudio Bravo failed to have a save to make, they a minimum of ensured they weren’t embarrassed.
Aguero, who scored within the 2-1 carabao final win over Aston Villa on Sunday, has currently scored twenty fa Cup goals in twenty two ties since joining city in 2011.
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