Manchester City vs Newcastle United Player Ratings

Manchester City vs Newcastle United Player Ratings

Manchester City vs Newcastle United Match Summary

Manchester City secured a semifinal spot for the sixth time in six years after beating Newcastle United at Etihad. This is the first time in the history of FA Cup that a team managed to be in the final four for six seasons in a row. Meanwhile for the guest team, this was their 16th loss in 17 away games against City in all competitions.

Bernardo Silva scored two goals for City in the first half, enough to bring his team closer to the eighth title. Erling Haaland failed to bag a goal to match Sammie Szmodics’s six goals as a top scorer of this competition. The Norwegian has another chance to equal Szmodic in the semifinal.

City have won the FA Cup seven times, with the latest came last season after beating Manchester United in the final. If Pep Guardiola lead The Citizens to defend the title this season, they will match Liverpool as an eight-time winners.

Manchester City vs Newcastle United Player Ratings

Manchester City

Bernardo Silva

Stefan Ortega – 6.8|Clean sheet for his team

Kyle Walker – 6.7|City’s attacking soul from the flank side with 94 percent of completed passes.

Ruben Dias – 6.7|Such a brick wall for City, provided one assist for Bernardo

Manuel Akanji – 7.3| Solid defending from the Swiss, clean sheet for City

Josko Gvardiol – 7.0|No success dribble for the Croatian, but winning one tackle.

Rodri – 7.5| A proper anchor, providing one assist for Bernardo.

Phil Foden – 7.3|Composed, successfully delivering 86 percent of his passes.

Bernardo Silva – 8.7| Played an important role with his two goals in the first half

Mateo Kovacic – 6.8| Delivering 95 percent of his passes, helping City’s ball distribution

Jeremy Doku – 7.2| Won two tackles and three corners were this youngster’s contribution in this match

Erling Haaland – 6.5| Not his best day as he failed to score. However, he managed to win one aerial duel

Substitution

Oscar Bobb – 6| Completed 100 percent of his passes distribution, causing a significant work for Newcastle

Julian Alvarez – 6|Only successfully delivered 50 percent of his passes distribution

Newcastle United

Bruno Guimaraes

Martin Dubravka – 6.7| Did three important saves despite conceded two.

Dan Burn – 6| Winning one aerial duel throughout the match.

Jacob Murphy – 6.1| Won two tackles in the whole match, the most for Newcastle players alongside Schar.

Fabian Schär – 6.4| Collecting a yellow due to challenging Haaland.

Sven Botman – 6.2| Winning three aerial duel and one tackle, one of the outstanding defenders for Magpies.

Jamaal Lascelles – 6.3| A loud captain for his team, booked in the first half

Bruno Guimarães – 6.2| Failed to occupy the midfield, dispossessing the ball twice

Joe Willock – 5.8|Faile to match City’s intensity the whole match

Sean Longstaff – 6| No succeeded dribble for him today, subbed off in second half

Alexander Isak – 6.3|No goals today for the striker, but collected two succeeded dribbles

Anthony Gordon – 5.9|Failed to beat City’s solid defending, subbed off in the second half

Substitution

Lewis Miley – 6.1| Won a tackle, fairly good performance by the 17-year old

Miguel Almiron – 6|Coming on for Gordon but no goals for the Paraguayan

Elliot Anderson – 6|Won a tackle after coming on in the 62nd minute

Lewis Hall – 6|Completed 92 percent of his passes distribution

Emil Krafth – Won one tackle.

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