Manchester City emerged victorious in a lackluster match against Arsenal, with Nathan Ake scoring the only goal of the game. The match was subdued, with few opportunities for either side to score. It is likely that the upcoming league game between the two teams at the Emirates will be more intense.
After the final whistle, it appeared that Granit Xhaka and Erling Haaland had a heated exchange, hinting at some potential tension between the teams in the future. Overall, it was a disappointing match that failed to live up to expectations.
Manchester City, under the guidance of manager Pep Guardiola, have a strong track record of winning domestic cups. At this point in the tournament, there are not many teams left that pose a significant threat to them.
Although he may not publicly admit it, it’s likely that Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is not too disappointed with the team’s elimination from the FA Cup. The Premier League is the priority for the club and this elimination may increase their chances of success in that competition.