Manchester City complete domestic treble with emphatic FA Cup final victory

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ith a 6-0 victory over Watford in the FA Cup final at WembleyManchester City completed a domestic treble on Saturday.

With the Premier League and League Cup already in the bag, Pep Guardiola‘s side become the first English team to win all three domestic honours in the same season in the men’s game.

It could have been a different story had Roberto Pereyra been able to beat Ederson with the golden chance he was handed in the opening stages.

However, the Brazilian goalkeeper denied his Argentine opponent and David Silvaopened the scoring for Manchester City minutes after.

City continued to dominate and doubled their advantage shortly before half time when Gabriel Jesus finished past Heurelho Gomes.

Javi Gracia‘s Hornets started brightly after the break, but saw their faint hopes of a comeback disappear when Kevin De Bruyne skipped past Gomes and swept into an empty net.

Jesus added a fourth with 20 minutes to go before Raheem Sterling‘s late double took the scoreline to 6-0 in the closing stages.

With six goals, City equalled the most goals scored by one team in an FA Cup final, drawing level with Bury‘s 6-0 win over Derby County in 1903.

The defeat means Watford lose out on the chance to play in the Europa League next year as Wolves take their place in July’s qualifiers.

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