Three late goals spared Pep Guardiola from arguably the most humiliating result in his managerial career as Manchester City beat Cheltenham Town 3-1 in the FA Cup.
City’s defence was breached for the first time in 509 minutes of football as Alfie May gave the League Two side a shock lead in the second half.
It was shaping up to be another iconic FA Cup moment when May gave Cheltenham the leadGetty Images – Getty
But Foden got them level before City scored twice moreAFP
The six-time winners of the competition were less than ten minutes away from an embarrassing exit before Phil Foden volleyed in an equaliser.
Gabriel Jesus turned the tie on its head moments later with an emphatic finish before Ferran Torres added another in the final play of the match.
City, who last won the FA Cup in the 2018/19 season, will face Championship side Swansea in the fifth round.
City were made to work very hard for the win by their League Two opponentsAFP
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