Bristol City 2 Man City 3 (3-5 agg): Leroy Sane, Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne goals book Carabao final date

WHO wants Alexis Sanchez once you've obtained Sergio Aguero in this type of type?

Manchester City pulled the plug on their bid to signal the Chilean after listening to about the price of the deal.

 Leroy Sane scored as Man City booked their place in the Carabao Cup final

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Leroy Sane scored as Man City booked their place within the Carabao Cup final

And since his membership took that call, their document goalscorer has been on a mission to show it was the fitting name.

An ideal hat-trick towards Newcastle on Saturday – and now a medical end which allowed City followers to start out reserving their tickets to Wembley.

That's 23 for the season now for Aguero – who would virtually definitely have had his nostril put out of joint if his fellow South American had arrived.

Sanchez could also be getting extra money than he might ever have dreamed of throughout city at Previous Trafford.

However what number of medals has he turned his again on – this season no less than?

 Sergio Aguero also netted as City ran out 2-1 winners on the night against Bristol City

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Sergio Aguero additionally netted as City ran out 2-1 winners on the night time towards Bristol City

Pep Guardiola's males booked their place in subsequent month's Carabao Cup final – and are nonetheless within the hunt for an unprecedented quadruple.

The City boss stated this competitors had been a 'waste of power' after one of many early rounds at West Brom.

However he made his intention to get to the final clear right here by wheeling out most of his massive weapons towards the Championship promotion-chasers.

He had spoken in glowing phrases about Lee Johnson's males and paid them the last word praise right here.

 Kevin De Bruyne had a good game for the visitors

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Kevin De Bruyne had a superb recreation for the guests

The runaway Premier League leaders solely gained that recreation because of an damage time header from Sergio Aguero – after being given an almighty scare.

Aaron Flint – who heroically cleared a Raheem Sterling effort off the road in that first leg – was virtually purple confronted early on however his header again to his personal aim drifted large.

The Robins had been ice cool in that recreation on the Etihad however they seemed nervy early on.

CIty have been wanting tasty on the break and Kevin de Bruyne – recent from signing his new deal – fed David Silva who in flip fed Aguero on the left.

The Argentine's cross in all probability wasn't what he needed however it floated over Luke Steele and bounced down off the bar.

Graham Scott – the referee caught up within the VAR controversy at Chelsea final week – was the person taking cost of this recreation.

And he had his first massive name to make as Bobby Reid drifted previous Fernandinho proper on the sting of the field – incomes the Brazilian a yellow card – however the free-kick got here to nothing.

Whereas City had bossed the opening half hour and loved virtually all of the possession the tie was nonetheless on a knife edge.

 Pep Guardiola was delighted to have booked his place in the final

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Pep Guardiola was delighted to have booked his place within the final

City had one other lightning assault as Leroy Sane rolled the ball out to David Silva however the Spaniard's shot was pushed away by Steele.

It was simply out of the attain of the on-dashing Aguero – a lot to the aid of the house followers.

The Robins knew their greatest probability of injuring City was with City set-items – and the lengthy throw of Icelandic ace Hordur Mangusson.

However a lot of the greatest possibilities have been coming on the different finish as Bernardo Silva reduce in from the best however noticed his left-footed effort saved by Steele.

Guardiola should have been questioning how his group weren’t forward however the breakthrough got here simply earlier than the break.

It was a scruffy aim as Magnusson dwelt on the ball close to his objective-line and allowed Bernardo to nick it off him.

He squared for Sane whose highly effective shot cannoned off Flint earlier than beating Steele – however may nicely have gone in anyway.

Johnson would have been happy to get his males in at half-time however the recreation continued in a lot the identical vein after the re-begin.

 Bristol City made a valiant late effort to send the game to extra time

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Bristol City made a valiant late effort to ship the sport to additional time

And inside 5 minutes the tie was successfully over.

De Bruyne appeared to be value each penny of his new £280,000 per week contract as he managed briliantly and rolled a scrumptious ball to open up the defence.

It fell completely into the trail of Aguero – who nonetheless had a lot to do however he took a contact earlier than beating Steele in emphatic trend.

He will not be Guardiola's good striker – however his expertise for scoring goals is one thing else.

A blue flare landed within the goalmouth – and certainly the hopes of the hosts had gone up in smoke.

They now wanted three simply to get to additional-time and had mustered just one effort on track all night time.

However halfway by means of the second half that they had a lifeline.

John Stones made a multitude of clearing an extended name and Jamie Paterson lobbed over a cross from the left.

Marlon Pack rose majestically on the again publish and nodded again throughout Claudio Bravo to provide the noisy house followers some hope.

However City by no means actually appeared troubled as they noticed the sport out comfortably.

Deep into stoppage time, an unimaginable battle-again seemed on the playing cards as Bobby Reid headed again throughout objective and Flint tapped in on the again publish.

However with the final kick of the sport, Sane received clear down the left and squared for De Bruyne to faucet in and banish any doubts.

WHO wants Alexis Sanchez once you've obtained Sergio Aguero in this type of type?