Swansea City 2 Manchester City 3: Controversial Aguero victor completes comeback

Swansea City 2 Manchester City 3: Controversial Aguero victor completes comeback

Swansea City 2 Manchester City 3: Controversial Aguero victor completes comeback

The magic of the FA Cup gave way to the crushing inevitability of Manchester City.

Substitute Aguero beat Swansea keeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt with a diving header off Bernardo Silva's low cross at the end of a superb move in the 88th minute.

Manchester City's torrid form continues with the win, now sitting first in the Premier League table and having demolished Schalke 7-0 midweek to reach the Champions League quarterfinals.

Guardiola's side will meet Premier League rivals Tottenham in this year's quarter-finals, with either Italian champions Juventus or Dutch champions Ajax awaiting the winners in the last four.

Matt Ritchie celebrates his late equaliser for Newcastle
Matt Ritchie celebrates his late equaliser for Newcastle

Pep Guardiola's men looked to be heading out of the competition at the hands of second-tier opposition, but three goals in the final 21 minutes saw City come back from the brink, as Aguero - who appeared to be offside - nodded in the late clincher.

Swansea players were unhappy when Cameron Carter-Vickers was judged to have tripped substitute Raheem Sterling for the equaliser, while Sergio Aguero was offside when he headed in the victor two minutes from the end.

But the video assistant review system was not in use at the Liberty Stadium, despite having been used in City's third and fourth-round ties at their Etihad Stadium home.

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