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Gabriel Jesus grabs brace as Man City demolish Fulham 4-0 in FA Cup 4th round encounter

- Man City vs Fulham game ended in a massive victory for the Eglish champions

-Gabriel Jesus hit a brace while İlkay Gundogan and Bernado Silva also scored one goal each

- Man City have now taken a move to the next phase of the English FA Cup

Manchester City continued their ruthless dominance in England with a massive 4-0 win over Fulham in the FA Cup fourth-round encounter at Etihad Stadium.

Gabriel Jesus's second half-brace and each goal from İlkay Gündoğan and Bernado Silva were all the magic needed to see the English champions past their visitors on Sunday evening.

Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne were left on the bench, while Gabriel Jesus and Riyad Mahrez started as Pep Guardiola's side got a brilliant start into the game with some amazing moves upfront.

Unfortunately, an early red quickly dashed Fulham's hope against their tough hosts after Tim Ream pulled down Gabriel Jesus with a penalty awarded in the 8th minute and the defender also sent off.

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Gündoğan took the lead for City from the penalty box and the disaster continued with Silva doubling the lead in the 18th minute.

The Portuguese attacking midfielder changed the score sheet after Phil Foden's wonderful assist as the first half of the encounter ended with Fulham wallowing helplessly with one man off.

Man City continued to run riots on their visitors in the second half, though Fulham made some defensive moves that shut City off goals for some minutes.

Riyad Mahrez was taken out for Raheem Sterling in the 53rd minute and his presence was a big threat for Fulham as the England international complimented Jesus' effort upfront.

The Brazilian eventually broke the deadlock in the 72nd minute courtesy of Joao Cancelo's cross which he headed past Rodak. VAR checked for offside, but the goal was awarded

A tactical change also saw Nicolas Otamendi subbed for John Stones in the 75th minute, while lkay Guendogan also paved ways for Rodri the same time.

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Jesus nipped in to nod into an empty net and made it 4-0 after David Silva got his shot saved.

Man City are now a few steps to another FA Cup title as they look desperate to book their place at Wembley in May having lost Premier League race to Liverpool.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Hull City vs Chelsea ended 2-1 in favour of Frank Lampard's men as they qualify into the 5th Round of the FA Cup.

The Blues quickly settled into the game after as Batshuayi capitalized on rebounded shot inside box to make it 1-0 in the sixth minute.

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