Man City vs Birmingham City: Bernardo Silva scores brace as Citizens record 3-0 win

Man City vs Birmingham City: Bernardo Silva scores brace as Citizens record 3-0 win

- Man City vs Birmingham City's FA Cup match ended 3-0 in favor of the Citizens

- Bernardo Silva scored twice for Manchester City in this FA Cup third round encounter

- Phil Foden also recorded a goal from himself in this FA Cup clash

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Premier League giants Manchester City have qualified for the next round of the English FA Cup after recording an emphatic 3-0 win over Birmingham City on Sunday afternoon, January 10.

The Citizens produced superb performance in this encounter in which Bernardo Silva scored a brace for Pep Guardiola's side in an incredible moment.

Manchester City started this encounter against Birmingham City on an impressive note and it took Pep Guardiola and his wards only eight minute to score first goal through Bernardo Silva.

The 26-year-old Portuguese footballer scored his second goal in the 15th minute after getting a brilliant assist from Kevin De Bruyne.

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Phil Foden scored the third goal for Manchester City in the 33rd minute and it was Riyad Mahrez who gave him the superb assist as the first half ended with the Citizens leading.

Birmingham City changed their game in the second half, but they were unable to score any goal against Manchester City as the tie ended 3-0.

Manchester City will be facing Brighton in their next game which will be a Premier League game on Wednesday, January 13.

Man City vs Birmingham City: Bernardo Silva scores brace as Citizens record 3-0 win

Man City vs Birmingham City: Bernardo Silva scores brace as Citizens record 3-0 win.
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester City agreed a £17million deal to sign Argentine winger Dario Sarmiento who many have branded as the ‘mini Messi’.

The youngster will reportedly join the Etihad outfit when he turns 18 in March as he currently plays for Estudiantes where former midfielder Veron is the chairman.

According to South American football expert Tim Vikery, the deal is almost complete as the Citizens have been following the youngster because of his style of play.

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However, Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly been handed a huge boost after Lionel Messi hinted former teammate Neymar he will leave the French club this summer.

The six-time Ballon d'Or winner will be out of contract with Barcelona at the end of this campaign. He nearly walked away from the Nou Camp outfit in August after handing the former board his transfer request.

He made a U-turn before the start of the ongoing season after deciding to see out his contract.

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