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Manchester City vs Liverpool LIVE: FA Cup semi-final result, final score and reaction as Reds reach final

Klopp has ‘no idea’ if Liverpool will benefit from Man City’s European trips

Follow live updates like Manchester City and liverpool renew their rivalry in FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. A thrilling 2-2 draw at the Etihad Manchester City maintained a point lead in the Premier League title race last weekend and the quality and intensity of the game means another encounter between Pep Guardiola and Jurgen KloppHeavyweight teams promise to be another unmissable opportunity.

The minute’s silence before the start of the semi-final marked the 33rd anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster was arrested early after being disturbed by the noise Manchester City fans at Wembley.

While last weekend’s Premier League draw means the title is once again on the line, the result of this afternoon’s semi-final will have a more immediate impact on the respective ambitions of City and from Liverpool this season. For the Reds, it will be the biggest test yet of their four-time hopefuls, while City are also trying to keep their treble offer alive. The winner of the game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace will wait until tomorrow in the final.

Today’s match comes after a busy midweek for both sides which saw City and Liverpool qualify for the Champions League semi-finals and move closer to a possible European final in Paris. Liverpool were able to rest key players as they advanced against Benfica, but City’s efforts in fiery and deadly battle at Atletico Madrid could be significant in what has been a short turnaround.

Follow live updates from Manchester City v Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-final below.

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Manchester City 2 – 3 Liverpool

Manchester City are only the second team to be knocked out of the FA Cup semi-finals in three consecutive seasons, following Manchester United from 1963-64 to 1965-66.

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:36 p.m.

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Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:33 p.m.

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Manchester City 2 – 3 Liverpool

Liverpool are in the FA Cup final for the first time in a decade since losing to Chelsea in 2012. It’s also a first FA Cup final for Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool keep their hopes of a treble without previous.

For Manchester City, the dream of a treble is over but there is still a chance for Pep Guardiola’s men to clinch a Premier League-Champions League double this year.

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:32 p.m.

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Manchester City 2 – 3 Liverpool

Goals from Jack Grealish and Bernardo Silva created a nervous end to the game for Liverpool, but the Reds held firm and got over the line.

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Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:28 p.m.

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Full time: Man City 2 – 3 Liverpool

90+5 min: Here comes the whistle! Liverpool cling to death but they reach the FA Cup final for the first time under Jurgen Klopp!

It was a great Manchester City fight but they had too much work to do in the second half. It’s Liverpool’s day at Wembley, they are in their 15th FA Cup final.

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:25 p.m.

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Manchester City 2 – 3 Liverpool

90+3 min: Fernandinho gets a corner as his header is deflected behind. It’s Mahrez shooting and City have another chance as their effort goes over the crossbar. Liverpool are under pressure.

The second corner is won by Van Dijk who heads out of the box but City recycle the ball. He comes to Sterling and he drills his shot straight into Alisson who hangs on to it.

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:22 p.m.

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GOAL! Manchester City 2 – 3 Liverpool (Silva, 90+1′)⚽️

90+1 min: Is there an upheaval on the cards? Riyad Mahrez is for Man City and enters the box from the right. He places the ball in the six-yard box where Bernardo Silva arrives and kicks it home.

There will be four minutes of additional time. This one is not finished yet!

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:20 p.m.

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Manchester City 1 – 3 Liverpool

88 mins: No more changes for Liverpool. Thiago Alcantara makes way for Curtis Jones. More time is out of the game, only a few minutes left in the 90s now.

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:16 p.m.

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Manchester City 1 – 3 Liverpool

85 mins: Luck! Liverpool send the ball to Mo Salah on the right side of City’s penalty area. He dashes inside and sees a shot blocked by Zinchenko. The ball returns to him, however, and his follow-up is stopped by Zack Steffen.

Time is running out for City. Can they find another goal to set up a tight finish?

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:14 p.m.

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Manchester City 1 – 3 Liverpool

83 mins: Two changes for Liverpool as Luis Diaz and Sadio Mane make their way. Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota replace them.

Michael JonesApril 16, 2022 5:13 p.m.

Manchester City vs Liverpool LIVE: FA Cup semi-final result, final score and reaction as Reds reach final

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