Chelsea beat Pep Guardiola's Manchester City to officially qualified for the finals of the Emirates FA Cup. The blues making their 8th appearances in the FA Cup since the beginning of the Roman Abrahimovic era at the club and they did it in style against a strong Manchester City side.
Chelsea's win ended Pep Guardiola's Manchester City of winning the quadruple this season with the Citizens officially out of the FA Cup race after their narrow loss to Chelsea today.
It was a perfect performance from Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea who performed beyond expectations as they dominated a possessive and dominant Manchester City side at the Wembley Stadium. Thomas Tuchel outsmarted Pep Guardiola as City's boss admitted that his team were not at their best and struggled throughout the game.
Chelsea dream of winning a trophy is still alive with the blues one step of landing the FA Cup if they emerge victorious in the finals. Chelsea will wait till tomorrow to know the outcome of Leicester City vs Southampton but Chelsea remains the favourite for the title no matter the team that wins tomorrow.
Chelsea will turn their attention to the upcoming Premier League match against Brighton on Tuesday at the Stadium bridge before heading to Spain for the first leg of their semifinals match with Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Chelsea has another opportunity to reach another final if they can eliminate Real Madrid and qualify for the finals of the UEFA Champions League.
To say the truth, Thomas Tuchel has improved the Chelsea team since he took over from Frank Lampard. The story has changed at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea moved from a struggling team to a team in a comfortable position to win the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League as well.
Fans reactions, comments and feelings.
After a wonderful performance like today, you will definitely expect the fans to have something to say and they have dozens of them dished out on social media. Chelsea fans shower praises on Hakim Ziyech over his phenomenal performance today.
The fans also acknowledged Timo Werner's impact in the game as they called Ziyech and Werner the best combination at Chelsea.
See their reactions below;
Do agree that Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner are the best striking combination at Chelsea?
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