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CARABAO CUP SEMIFINAL: City Beat United at Old Trafford to Advance to the Final

The two Manchester clubs squared off in this clash of the titans encounter, both gunning for a place in the final.With Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur already in the final, after beating Brentford on Tuesday, both Pep Guardiola and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named most of their first team players.But it was the visitors that came away with the 3 points and a place in the Final. John Stones opened the scoring for the Citizens on the 50th minute via a set piece, as United failed to deal with a cross into the area. The goal was the Englishman’s first goal for City since 2017.Solskjaer made some changes, but it was too late for them to come back into the game, as City showed their set piece prowess again, this time, Fernandinho putting City’s second past Dean Henderson and into the net.The victory means City will now be playing in the Carabao for the fourth time on the trot, haven won the last three. Meanwhile, this was the fourth semifinal United has lost under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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