Peterborough United vs. Manchester City – Football Match Report – March 2, 2022 – ESPN India

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Riyad Mahrez and Jack Grealish were on target as Premier League leaders Manchester City beat Championship strugglers Peterborough United 2-0 on Tuesday to advance to the FA Cup quarterfinals.
Ukraine international Oleksandr Zinchenko was made captain for the game by City. He and Peterborough’s captain held the Ukrainian flag on the field before kickoff and a message on the big screen inside the stadium read “We Stand With Ukraine” in reference to the invasion of the country by Russia.
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City struggled to break down the second tier’s bottom club until Mahrez put them ahead on the hour and then Pep Guardiola’s side doubled their lead with a goal of prime quality.
Phil Foden struck a ball from deep, which Grealish brought down with a sublime touch before a clinical finish for his first goal in the FA Cup.
Grealish and Foden sat next to each other on the team bus on the way to the game against Peterborough and scrolled through videos of Lionel Messi to fill the time.
“After scoring,” Grealish said, “[Foden] came up to me and said it was just like we were watching.”
Once again, Chelsea overpowered an opponent with a star-studded squad financed by Roman Abramovich. With the Blues now for sale, will that continue?
Two first-half goals from Takumi Minamino propelled Liverpool into the quarterfinals of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Norwich City.
Southampton takes down West Ham 3-1
Chelsea advances in the FA Cup over Luton with a comeback win, with goals from Saul, Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku.
Timo Werner had a goal and two assists as Chelsea came from behind to beat Luton Town 3-2 in their FA Cup fifth round match at Kenilworth Road.
Takumi Minamino smashes home the goal after the corner kick to put Liverpool up 2-0 over Norwich.

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