Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Boy Blues Book Ticket to FA Youth Cup Semi-Final ; CITY U18s ...................2 NORWICH U18s .........0

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Boy Blues Book Ticket to FA Youth Cup Semi-Final ; CITY U18s ...................2 NORWICH U18s .........0

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CITY'S Spanish starlets inspired a 2-0 win against Norwich Under- 18s to leave the Blues closer to more silverware.

The bumper crowd that turned up at a freezing CFA were given the chance to be snapped with the League Cup trophy won by Manuel Pellegrini's men at Wembley.

But goals from Brahim Diaz and Manu Garcia (right) were worth the admission alone as the classy attackers helped Jason Wilcox's youngsters into the semi-finals of the FA Youth Cup.

Brahim, 16, had already given notice of his control in the opening minutes when latching onto a Tosin Adarabioyo long ball and testing Aston Oxborough in the Norwich goal.

The Canaries had been warned then, when in the 14th minute Demeaco Duhaney's crossfield ball pinged onto the chest of the teenager. His next touch took two defenders out the game and he was in the box and able to calmly slot the ball past Oxborough. …

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