Carabao Cup semifinals 1st Leg: Jesus scored quadruple as Manchester City and Pep earn their first biggest win

Manchester City 9-0 Burton Albion

Gabriel Jesus scored his first career four goals as Manchester City inflict a crushing defeat against League One Burton Albion in Carabao Cup semi-final first leg.

Manchester City scored four goals in the first half with goals from scored four with two goals from Gabriel Jesus and a goal each from Kevin de Bruyne and Oleksandr Zinchenko

Then Manchester City again dominated second half with waves of attacks with Gabriel Jesus scoring two more goals and Phil Foden, Kyle Walker and Riyad Mahrez also scored in a biggest win for Manchester City and Pep Guardiola.

According to BBC sports “This was the first time in more than 21 years that City had scored more than eight goals in a single match – they beat Huddersfield Town 10-1 in a second-tier league encounter in November 1987.“

Manchester City have now scored 16 goals in four days after thrashing Rotherham United 7-0 in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday.

The second leg, merely just a formality, takes place at the Pirelli Stadium on Wednesday, 23 January, with the final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, 24 February.

City, the current Carabao Cup holders, are set to meet either Tottenham or Chelsea in the final, with Spurs leading 1-0 after Harry Kane’s penalty gave them a first-leg victory at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday.


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