28 Jan 2016

Man City into League Cup final

10:56 am on 28 January 2016

Manchester City have reached English football's League Cup final after beating Everton 3-1 in the second leg of their semi-final in Manchester.

Sergio Aguero of Man City celebrates.

Sergio Aguero of Man City celebrates. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

City recovered from a shaky start to clinch a 4-3 aggregate win and a showdown with Liverpool.

Ross Barkley put Everton ahead on the night after 18 minutes, but the lead was soon wiped out when Fernandinho's effort was deflected into the visitors' net.

If that was a lucky break for City, they were even more fortunate when Kevin de Bruyne side-footed them level in the tie after replays showed the ball had gone out of play before being cut back for the Belgian to score after 70 minutes.

City's third goal, however, was all about the brilliance of striker Sergio Aguero, who angled a superb header into the corner to set up a final against Liverpool on February 28th at Wembley.

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