Manchester City hammer Rotherham seven goals to nil as they moved into the 4th round of the FA Cup in style. Man City boss, Pep Guardolia fielded a strong team with the presence of Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne, Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling, John Stones and Ederson.
In the 12th minute, Kevin De Bruyne created a great chance for Sterling to score the first goal, after splitting the Rotterham defence open. In the 43rd minute, Phil Foden made it 2-0 with Ilkay Gundogan claiming the assist, before Semi Ajayi’s own goal made it 3-0 in the 45th minute.
In the second half, it was Ilkay Gundogan that stole the show, bagging three assists for goals scored by Riyad Mahrez (73rd), Nicolas Otamendi (78th) and Leroy Sane (85th) who came in as a substitute, while Raheem Sterling created the chance for Gabriel Jesus to score in the 53rd minute.
Manchester City Hammer Rotherham 7-0
FA Cup third round results (Sunday 6th January 2019)
- Manchester City 7-0 Rotherham United
- Sheffield United 0-1 Barnet
- Fulham 1-2 Oldham Athletic
- Woking Town 0-2 Watford
- Millwall 2-1 Hull City
- Queen’s Park Rangers 2-1 Leeds United
- Preston North End 1-3 Doncaster Rovers