Irresistible Manchester City thrashed Burton 9-0 in the first-leg semifinal of the Carabao Cup to reach their second final in a row on Wednesday night at the Etihad Stadium.
The wide victory guarantees the defending champions a spot in the final and will have to wait to see who they will meet in the second semifinal match between Tottenham and Chelsea.
Gabriel Jesus scored four goals, while De Bruyne, Zinchenko, Mahrez, Walker and Foden all scored one goal each to ensure City secures maximum victory ahead of the second-leg which practically looks like a formality.
The win also means City have scored 16 goals in four days after humiliating Rotherham United 7-0 in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday.
City’s 9-0 victory over Burton is Pep Guardiola’s joint-largest margin of victory as a manager, alongside Barcelona’s 9-0 thrashing of L’Hospitalet during a Copa del Rey match in December 2011
The victory will surely allow Pep Guardiola rest some players in the second-leg of the match.
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