Liverpool qualified for the FA Cup final after beating Manchester City 3-2 in the match that was held on Saturday evening at Wembley Stadium in the semi-finals of the competition for the current season 2021-2022.
The goals of the match came through Ibrahim Konate and Sadio Mane (two goals) in the 9th, 17th and 45th minutes, respectively, for the Liverpool team, while Manchester City’s Jack Gerlich and Bernado Silva scored in the 47th and 93rd minutes of the confrontation.
Liverpool is waiting for the winner of the Chelsea match against Crystal Palace, which will be held at half past five in the evening, tomorrow, Sunday, at the same stadium, “Wembley”.
According to the global network “Opta” specialized in football statistics and figures, Sadio Mane became the first player from Liverpool to score two goals in the FA Cup semi-final since Robbie Fowler against Aston Villa in 1996, while he is also the first to score a double for the Reds at Wembley since Steve McManaman In the League Cup, final against Bolton in 1995.
The network also confirmed that Liverpool have scored 19 goals from corner kicks in all competitions this season, the most goals of any team in the Premier League, with Ibrahim Konate scoring the last three goals in each of his last three matches.
Manchester City qualified for the FA Cup semi-finals, after beating its host Southampton 4-1, while Liverpool qualified for the semi-finals of the FA Cup, after achieving a difficult victory over its host Nottingham Forest, 1-0.
Liverpool started the Man City match with a formation consisting of:
Defenders: Van Dyck, Robertson, Konate, Arnold
Midfield: Fabinho, Thiago, Keita
Attack: Mane, Mohamed Salah, Diaz
Here is the Manchester City line-up:
Defense: Cancelo, Aki, Stones, Zinchenko
Midfield: Fernandinho, Foden, Bernardo Silva
Attack: Jesus, Sterling, Grealish