Third Round: West Ham United v Manchester City The FA Cup


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For 112 years West Ham called Upton Park home but soon all that will be

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left of this famous old ground are memories.

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West Ham's new stadium has plenty of history itself.

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But this house isn't a home for the Hammers just yet. The 55th stadium

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to host Premier League football and the third largest. A dangerous

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cross! The Hammers are rocking and it's another one! The FA is

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launching an investigation after scenes of hooliganism. Fans are

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fighting amongst themselves. Unacceptable. Sanchez and Arsenal! I

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have already got an investigation Rising costs of taking out temporary

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seating. Right now this doesn't look like the stadium legacy anyone

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wanted. Noble on the rebound! Mata, 1-0. Hard on West Ham this.

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Tonight marks another milestone in the live of the London Stadium, the

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first FA Cup tie to be played here sees West Ham take on Manchester

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City. A first taste of the Cup also for City boss Pep Guardiola. These

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two teams have lifted the trophy eight times between them.

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Good evening. This is the first of 32 third round ties to be played

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over the weekend and joining us in the studio Alan Shearer, Ian Wright

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and a man who has represented both clubs, Frank Lampard. Did you

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realise it was 21 years ago this month you made a debut for West Ham?

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I didn't realise, I don't like it! Start worrying when it's 21 years

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since you last played! The case for me. Great memories you had. The old

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ground, not here. Yeah, great memories, I grew up a West Ham fan.

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My father playing for them before me, as well. It was obviously a

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dream. Everyone wants to become a professional footballer and I

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certainly did. Great memories making my debut here, I obviously moved on

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a few years after but you never forget your roots and playing at

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Upton Park that day was very special. You two played together.

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Frank actually - we have a bit of footage. Frank has a shot from long

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range which he is prone to do and you poach him. That's a one-two from

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Frank. If he gets around the 18-yard box there is nothing... 35 yards out

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there. It was one of them, I had a great time, my time at West Ham was

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brilliant. Playing with Frank and Rio. What do you make of this place,

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frank? It's stunning. I came with the Olympics, it's stunning to look

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at. The question is, we are all talking about it, is whether it

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actually is helping the team on the pitch. Upton Park, the hostility and

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the tightness, here we can see it's vast and open. It takes time, as

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well, to get used to the surroundings. Yeah, even the best of

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teams. Tottenham played at Wembley this year, Arsenal moved to the

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Emirates and things change, even the best struggle. West Ham now,

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unfortunately have have had a downturn on the pitch. Like it, the

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stadium It feels like you are going into a final venue. It feels like

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that, it feels big and vast. But there is a lot of empty spaces in

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between. It's a nice place to come to, don't get me wrong. It will take

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time to get used to it, but the sooner they can do that, the better.

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Manchester City, a little prickly, the manager at the weekend. I do

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think the Premier League has even taken him back. It's games like this

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that brings the best out of top managers and top players. A full

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house, live on TV. But I think also he's been disappointed in and

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surprised in one or two of his players who haven't performed for

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him. That's probably one of the reasons why he has been tetchy in

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interviews. OK. Team selections are always a talking point after a busy

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round of Christmas fixtures. Here's how the two teams line up. West Ham

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make three changes from their last game.

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Carroll comes in for payet playing his 100th game for The Hammers

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playing - celebrating his 28th birthday.

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Stones is recalled in defence. Fernandinho suspended, Zabaleta may

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play in a holding role with Toure. Silva is recalled.

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Sterling and De Bruyne keep their places.

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Top scorer Aguero also comes into the starting line-up after beginning

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on the bench against Burnley. So a strong looking line-up for Pep

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Guardiola's first FA Cup selection. City did beat West Ham 3-1 at home

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back in August. In fact, they won a first ten games of the season in all

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competitions but it's not been such plain sailing since then.

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He is coming to Manchester City... I will play - sorry I am not going to

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negotiate. Congratulate them for their performance. It didn't look

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good? No, maybe I will pay respect with them. How long do you think it

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will take for the players to really understand the Pep way? Sorry, I

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don't know. The beginning was quickly, now it will be a little bit

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longer. I am happy to be their coach.

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In these kind of games, of course, the little details make the

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difference. You won it, you won it the hard way.

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Yeah. That's true. You don't seem that happy that you have won. More

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than you believe. I am so happy, believe me. I am so happy, happy new

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year. Thanks, Pep. A pleasure.

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The first taste of the FA Cup. How much do you as a manager relish

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knockout football, particularly in a competition with so much history?

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Happy talk about this competition, when I was in other countries, now

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it's my first time, but in Germany the Cup is really good, as well. So,

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hopefully we can make a good performance and go through. You have

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made five changes but it's still a strong line-up tonight. You are

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going out here to take this seriously? All the games, all the

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games seriously, yeah. That's true. So, yeah, the draw, it was difficult

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for both teams, of course, but away against West Ham one of the best

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teams last season, and now it's much better in the beginning, so a tough

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game and of course we have to think about it to win the game.

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It's great that he has given the competition the respect it deserves

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by going for a really strong, it also suggests that he needs a win or

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two. Get that confidence back. They won at the weekend obviously but

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after losing to Liverpool, he is feeling his way, finding his feet. I

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think the Premier League has surprised him. You don't get any

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walkovers in our league. That was slightly different to what I think

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he has been used to. The poorer teams in our league are not as poor

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as the ones they are in Germany or in Spain. And he is a manager that

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loves to change his players around, to rotate his players. I looked at

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the changes he has made for Manchester City this season so far.

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68. Miles more than anyone else. That on the side is not league

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positions by the way, that's a number of changes made in that

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particular year. So, what I thought was when I seen 68 changes, I

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thought he was looking for a system, he was looking at players, learning

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about it and he hasn't found it yet. But when you look at Barcelona and

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Bayern Munich he likes to move the team around and change and rotate.

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That's what he believes in all the time, he believes in fresh players

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and changing them constantly. Frank, how do you assess Guardiola's

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progress so far? Well, it's been you have to, I am a huge fan. I love the

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way he made his teams play, Barcelona and Bayern. He is making

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changes back there, that was his style. He had good players, he

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didn't really change Messi too much. He had a corner always at the top.

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Now it's like he is searching. He is searching for, not just the right

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players, but the right system. So I think on that front he has found it

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hard. Even a top manager in the world, as he is probably one of, can

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have a moment when they have to look at themselves and go hang on, do I

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change slightly? Remember the Leicester game, didn't know what was

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going on with that. If any manager here done something like that, would

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have got hammered. After that when you saw the swu interview, didn't

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ask too many pressing questions, to see him go like that, I don't know

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if it's because we have irked him. I think one of the surprises I found

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is that the goalkeeping situation, and he is not playing this evening,

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but the goalkeeper, he signed Bravo. He didn't even give Joe Hart a

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chance, you are not for me and I am changing it, and that's been one of

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the problems because the goalkeeper has made mistakes. Even upfront,

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Aguero doesn't always play even when he is fit. He has had an up and down

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season in all sorts of ways. But he is playing tonight. If you are going

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to say that he's come in and a few players with the rotation what he is

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doing, he seems upset. I don't know what's up with him. He has elbowed

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Reid there. Lunged into Luis. Pep has come in and... Even Aguero he's

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upset. He's one player that you have to say that anyone else in the world

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would probably want him on their team. You played with him, Frank. A

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great player. One of the greatest strikers I have played with. Drogba

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another one. But he is a goal machine. When he plays he scores

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goals. He has that little bit of edge to him. I remember you throwing

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a few of those! Even with that tackle there, nobody likes that,

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particularly David Luis. We all saw the game, they should have won.

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Frustrated. He has that even in training. Not every day, rarely, but

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you knew it was there as an edge. Top players have that. He wants to

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win. A bit of devilment. Under 15 minutes now to kick-off. The stadium

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has a capacity of 57,000, compared with 35,000 at Upton Park. The good

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news is we are expecting a full house tonight. Let's hear from the

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West Ham manager Slaven Bilic. It's 21 years ago this week since

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you first came to West Ham. You know the FA Cup history here. How much

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would you like to write the next chapter? I would like of course, I

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said last year that the FA Cup and the other Cup especially the FA Cup

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we approach with big ambitions. We are hoping, we are dreaming, last

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year we went to quarter-finals, we were quite unlucky not to go through

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to semis and of course we are going to do everything we can to try to do

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it this year also. And to go even further. We have a difficult draw,

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of course. We are playing against top team, Manchester City, but let's

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see three or four days ago we played on the same stage against also a

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great team, Manchester United and even with ten men we were playing

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good and I said to the boyses after that game if we continue to put a

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shift like we put in that game we have a chance. That game also

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drained us, this is our third game in six days and we are motivated. We

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are going to try to beat them, of course.

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It is 37 years since West Ham won the FA Cup, but what would success

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mean for the current squad? Aaron Cresswell, who made his England

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debut in November, spoke to us. West Ham have won the cup! It's one of

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the biggest competitions in the world. The FA Cup lifted for West

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Ham. I want to go as far as I can. Ever since I was a little boy,

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kicking a ball around, the FA Cup final, and to actually be playing

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and scoring goals in it. With the younger players coming through, do

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they still see the FA Cup is the pinnacle of a career? For me, it's a

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special competition but I think kids located different these days. I want

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to go as far as I can in every competition. I'd like to look back

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when I finish and have something to show. Has the move been more

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difficult than you thought it would be? It's been different. We were

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used Upton Park. Moving to a bigger stadium, bigger expectations and a

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lot more fans each week. For us, there is no better way to give

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something back and getting a bit of silverware. The history around the

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stadium in our changing room. We want to create our own history.

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That's what you want to do, lift trophies. It's dangerous, a

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brilliant goal from Cresswell! What about your relationship with the

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manager? Has been first-class from me. He is hands-on everyday. He's

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been fantastic. Does he also crave success? I think every player and

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manager should crave success, whether that is winning the cup

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final or finishing in the top six in the league. To look back and have

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something to look at and say, yeah, I won the FA Cup, I'd snap your arm.

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It will not even be easy to get to the final or the FA Cup, but that is

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what we want. Some decent players in that West Ham starting line-up, and

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not just Cresswell. One or two of the players, Antonio, for example,

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scored a lot of goals. Big, strong, powerful. He has been the one player

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I think this season that has kicked on for West Ham after they

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overachieved last season. He has played in so many different

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positions, right wingback, right full-back, right side of midfield.

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He even played centre forward. When you get balls into the box and

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you've got a guy they know can do that, because normally they would

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like Andy Carroll to be on the end of that but, because of injuries or

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whatever, he hasn't been there. But he has been so versatile for his

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manager. He got his England call up, and rightly so, and he was unlucky

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that it was with Sam Allardyce, and I think he was probably more

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disappointed with Sam because of what happened with him, because it

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looked like he was starting to get in there. He has been the big plus

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for them this season. I like them, his attitude, that he is willing to

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play in different positions. He has been a big plus. Alan, you mentioned

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Andy Carroll. He is an interesting player, Frank. The hardest thing, it

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seems to me, is getting him on the pitch but, when he is fit, he is a

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threat. When he is fit, he is one of the best target men around. He is a

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sign of the intentions of how West Ham are going to go. Any time they

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get the ball in any wide area... You look at Man City and you worry that

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they might be a bit weak or soft. Andy Carroll is there to be is

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physical and score goals. It's an obvious team, but he has got quality

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when the ball drops around the box. He has got a great left foot. You

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almost feel sorry for him. When he gets a bit of a run, he starts

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scoring goals, then he gets injuries. It's horrible when you get

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injuries. Tonight is a great night for him. A great game, the FA Cup

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against Man City, a great time to show that he is back and he can may

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be bullied defenders. A great first season for Slaven Bilic. A bad start

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to this one, but they have bounced back OK. They have, but was

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worrying. In public, he said that the intensity in training wasn't

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there and they needed to get it back. I think they responded, but we

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will have to see how they go and whether they can build on that. The

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FA Cup, a good run for them would be brilliant. I think they overachieved

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last season, especially with the performances of Dimitri Payet, who

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has been nowhere near the standard he was last season. You played with

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Slaven Bilic. I did. He is humorous, he has character. Last year, Dimitri

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Payet was the player who made the difference, he lifted them. He has

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dropped his level and they are struggling. Kick-off is a few

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minutes away and we can hear now from Trevor Sinclair, who played for

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both clubs in his career. The amnesty is building. A full crowd

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expected. It hasn't been the smoothest move to a new stadium. How

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much emphasis to you put on a good FA Cup run to make this feel like

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home? You are right, moving training grounds as well, a lot to content

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with and adapt to. I think they have done that. It took a long time get a

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bit of momentum going and this place will be buzzing if they can get a

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good result. They are a very strong Man City side. And all of a sudden

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they will start to get a bit of history here. For Man City, is this

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a place that intimidates teams and, if not, can that happen? I don't

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think it's that type of ground. At Upton Park, the fans literally

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spilling onto the pitch. For me, this is a ground where you turn up

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and think, hello, I fancy this. A beautiful stadium, brilliant pitch,

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there has been a bit of rain this evening, so I think they will be

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looking at this team and thinking, we fancy this. Who is going to win

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tonight? I think Manchester City have put too much quality. He is

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going for Man City. From one Trevor to another, Sir Trevor Brooking. He

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has got his own stand. He takes them around where ever they play. A great

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guy. Always lovely to see him. The teams are starting to gather in the

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tunnel at the London Stadium. How do you see it going? I think it's great

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that both teams have put full strength teams out. I'm going to go

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for Manchester City. They probably have too much quality. Do you think

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the problem that they have taken a while to get comfortable with this

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stadium could work against West Ham, even in the FA Cup? If Manchester

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City play well, West Ham could find problems. I think West Ham. If they

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can keep pressure, get the ball to Andy Carroll, I am not sure that Man

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City will be able to deal with that. It is the first third-round FA Cup

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tie of 2017. West Ham against Manchester City. The commentators

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are Martin Keown and Guy Mowbray. Welcome to, for its FA Cup debut,

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the London, formerly Olympic Stadium. A venue originally built

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for something else, of course, as was the original Wembley Stadium,

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and West Ham played in the first ever FA Cup final their 94 years

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ago, the white horse final. In the here and now, third-round weekend

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starts here. The start of the road to Wembley for the top two -- top

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two tier teams in the country, and one of the biggies will go no

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further than this. They are hoping to win it. We see that by the

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strength of the line-ups named. All new stadium, and the greatest

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traditions survive, as you can hear, with the West Ham fans blowing

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bubbles where ever they go. Winston Reid leaves his West Ham players

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down the line of City opponents, and let's take another look at the West

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Ham team for tonight's club tie. Adrian is the cup keeper. It has

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been Darren Randolph for the last nine league games. The same defence

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that faced men united on Monday. Pedro Obiang plays his 50th West Ham

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game. On his 20th birthday, Andy Carroll

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brings up 100 matches in a West Ham shirt, 25 goals scored, one of them

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in the FA Cup final of 2012, as Liverpool lost to Chelsea, Frank

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Lampard and old. For City, Willy Caballero gets his tenth appearance

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of the season. John Stones is back in defence with Alex Kolarov making

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way. Fernandinho suspended, Fernando injured. Pablo Correa -- Pablo

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Zabaleta in midfield. Sergio Aguero, whose brilliant finish as a

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substitute against Burnley on Monday was just goal number 17 for the

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season already. Through the bubbles, you can just

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about see the greeting between Slaven Bilic and Pep Guardiola.

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Looking at the substitutes bench is, two names jump out for West Ham.

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Mark Noble, getting back to fitness after a knee injury and illness, and

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Dimitri Payet, who could be more than useful at some stage. For City,

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a welcome back to the fold for Fabian Delph, who has missed most of

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the campaign with a groin injury. Michael Oliver is the referee

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tonight, a first-time referee at this stadium. His first West Ham

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game of the season. His last was in May, when they lost to Swansea.

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Martin is alongside me to cast his eye over the two sides, and you have

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picked out two players who are always keen. Andy Carroll is one of

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the finest hitters of the ball. Only five starts this season. Can Stones

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and Otamendi deal with him? And Yaya Toure, this guy loses absolute class

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at times in midfield. He has shortened his game. He looks like he

:25:06.:25:11.

is on a motorbike in midfield, with such pace. He will play a major part

:25:12.:25:16.

for City for the rest of the season. We are just about ready to go.

:25:17.:25:29.

Sergio Aguero has a little bit of previous with West Ham this season,

:25:30.:25:32.

and elbow on Winston Reid when the sides met at the Etihad at the end

:25:33.:25:37.

of August, earning him is the suspension of the season. They need

:25:38.:25:42.

him on the field as much as possible to get the trophies at City. Pep

:25:43.:25:47.

Guardiola making that their business these days. In that game in the

:25:48.:25:56.

Premier League, City were 2-0 up inside 18 minutes, a superb first

:25:57.:26:01.

half performance, but they allowed West Ham back into bit, and Slaven

:26:02.:26:04.

Bilic has been saying that, since then, he has seen something of the

:26:05.:26:09.

City game that can be got at. West Ham are going to try, with sloppy

:26:10.:26:12.

and they coolly, easily beating De Bruyne. -- with Sofiane Feghouli.

:26:13.:26:21.

Nowhere near the goal. He started well. Cut inside with a play on the

:26:22.:26:29.

right-hand side. Good footwork, but wild with that shot. Feghouli so

:26:30.:26:39.

unlucky to see his game cut short early against men united on Monday.

:26:40.:26:46.

That red card was rescinded. No such luck for Fernandinho. He is starting

:26:47.:26:47.

a four-game suspension. A lot of talk about the atmosphere

:26:48.:26:59.

it's generated. I was here for the Olympics, lucky enough to be here,

:27:00.:27:04.

and almost surreal to see a football match. But the is cracking. We were

:27:05.:27:10.

told it would be close to a sell-out. -- the atmosphere is

:27:11.:27:15.

cracking. 9000 Manchester City fans, there or thereabouts, in attendance.

:27:16.:27:19.

Might be coming here again on February the 1st on a weeknight for

:27:20.:27:27.

a Premier League game. Not the same intimidation you had at Upton Park.

:27:28.:27:32.

That was a very special ground. I am sure you took a fair bit of that on

:27:33.:27:38.

your visits. I am sure of that. I don't think I was a favourite there.

:27:39.:27:43.

Not sure I was a favourite anywhere, really! You are a favourite with us,

:27:44.:27:44.

Mark. Interesting how Guardiola likes to

:27:45.:27:58.

find a position in midfield for his full-backs. Zabaleta playing

:27:59.:28:07.

alongside Yaya Toure. Sterling took on Winston Reid but couldn't get the

:28:08.:28:13.

better of him. It's all very left side for City at the moment.

:28:14.:28:26.

Took a bit of a risk looking for Adrian, and Adrian wasn't happy with

:28:27.:28:33.

the backpass, with Sergio Aguero in close attendance.

:28:34.:28:38.

City are looking for Silva and De Bruyne to pull the strings in there.

:28:39.:29:00.

The ball given away by City. Carroll may need a bit of help soon. Blocked

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by Otamendi. Not ruled worthy of a foul.

:29:06.:29:15.

Lanzini in to challenge, but that will be a Manchester City free kick.

:29:16.:29:25.

Guardiola won two German Cups, winning the double in his years at

:29:26.:29:31.

Bayern Munich. He picked a strong side in every round for them last

:29:32.:29:36.

season. He is a serial trophy winner so he is going to take this

:29:37.:29:41.

seriously. He has demonstrated that with the team he put out.

:29:42.:29:50.

The assistant referee raised his flag.

:29:51.:29:56.

At the weekend he scored a rare goal, as well. All three of his

:29:57.:30:01.

Manchester City goals have been scored with his right foot.

:30:02.:30:06.

Stones using his right foot. Only just enough on it to find Caballero.

:30:07.:30:40.

Silva in that central role but De Bruyne is the one I think they need

:30:41.:30:45.

to get to that central position. Sterling making his way to the

:30:46.:30:49.

penalty area. Well challenged by Nordtveit but it is a City corner.

:30:50.:30:52.

Now De Bruyne will move forward for the first time all evening to take

:30:53.:30:57.

the corner. This is where Sterling drifts past the defender. Nordtveit

:30:58.:31:01.

doing very well there. Certainly better than he did against Rashford

:31:02.:31:08.

at the weekend. De Bruyne delivery. It's headed over

:31:09.:31:14.

the top by the incoming John Stones. Yet to score for City. Only got the

:31:15.:31:23.

one in 94 games for Everton. Well, it's an ambitious ball whipped in.

:31:24.:31:27.

He can't get the angle he needs. It's an area that he can improve in

:31:28.:31:34.

at both ends. You look at John Terry and Cahills who score goals

:31:35.:31:41.

regularly, you have to chip in for your team. Do you go along with the

:31:42.:31:44.

opinion he is going to be a fine player? Tell us in a minute because

:31:45.:31:49.

West Ham might test them here. He is one of the most talked about

:31:50.:31:51.

players in English football. Aguero came in. He will challenge

:31:52.:32:05.

again. Seemed to catch Ogbonna who hobbled

:32:06.:32:10.

a little after the challenge. Stones doesn't get it properly away.

:32:11.:32:18.

De Bruyne fires one forward for Silva to chase.

:32:19.:32:25.

Aguero is waiting outside the area. Zabaleta is there with him. Here

:32:26.:32:29.

comes Zabaleta! It's blocked. Reid got in the way of

:32:30.:32:41.

it. Lovely ball from De Bruyne there the way he moved that out to the

:32:42.:32:45.

wing. Great vision. When he is in a central position, surely you have to

:32:46.:32:51.

play him there. It's an open game to start. Feghouli

:32:52.:32:58.

fires one over. It escapes Cresswell. Cresswell there just

:32:59.:33:04.

switching off. A great switch field pass. Look at this for a ball from

:33:05.:33:09.

De Bruyne. Then it's the composure. Silva is waiting for the movement in

:33:10.:33:15.

the box. Zabaleta, unusually so, gets in there. Gets in the way of

:33:16.:33:19.

it, Reid. He will only find Caballero.

:33:20.:33:42.

That's the outlet, Cresswell getting down that left side. Just better

:33:43.:33:45.

quality, that's what Carroll wants. That's why he is in the team

:33:46.:33:48.

tonight. De Bruyne has started in a really

:33:49.:33:55.

deep position. Yeah, I think they want to get him on the ball there.

:33:56.:34:03.

It's interesting interesting Yaya is sitting deep.

:34:04.:34:06.

We talked about Stones earlier. His passing is excellent. It's

:34:07.:34:31.

minimising your mistakes. He is a young man. We have to get off his

:34:32.:34:35.

back a little bit. He has to make the right decisions. Don't be around

:34:36.:34:40.

mistakes, minimise those and you become a top player. Silva has been

:34:41.:34:43.

one of those for quite sometime. West Ham are really giving too much

:34:44.:34:52.

space away. Need to get tighter. Zabaleta has seen plenty of the ball

:34:53.:35:22.

in that midfield position. De Bruyne popping up the other side.

:35:23.:35:31.

That was a risky ball back in with Sterling lurking.

:35:32.:35:39.

Just being smothered. Sloppy there. West Ham need to get tighter and do

:35:40.:35:44.

better with the ball when they get it. Might be a chance for Fernandes

:35:45.:35:50.

and now Feghouli. Antonio pulls away to the left.

:35:51.:36:01.

Sagna makes the block. Aguero picks up the pace.

:36:02.:36:31.

An important interception there from Obiang.

:36:32.:36:37.

Giving it away too easily, West Ham. All set up just to sit in, this

:36:38.:36:46.

fella hasn't reached the heights of last season, giving him a rest

:36:47.:36:52.

tonight. He may play a part towards the end of this game. Slaven Bilic

:36:53.:36:58.

signed as a player from West Ham from Germany 21 years ago yesterday.

:36:59.:37:05.

As a player he didn't see West Ham enjoy too much success in the FA

:37:06.:37:13.

Cup. During his time they were knocked out by Grimsby and Wrexham.

:37:14.:37:28.

Silva! Good save by the legs of Adrian.

:37:29.:37:38.

He has plenty to say to his defenders. Manchester City are

:37:39.:37:41.

looking menacing. He should have. Reid has come to the rescue once

:37:42.:37:47.

more. It's all too loose there. Too much space for Manchester City. I

:37:48.:37:53.

thought at first Clichy was on for another right foot goal. It shows

:37:54.:38:00.

the intention. Both fullbacks of City getting down the flanks early

:38:01.:38:02.

on. Blocked by Reid. He has been West

:38:03.:38:15.

Ham's most important player, as he is in many a game.

:38:16.:38:26.

Lanzini again. Nordtveit forward in support.

:38:27.:38:37.

Feghouli trying to dance his way past Clichy.

:38:38.:38:47.

That's deflected, the Antonio shot. Beaten away by Caballero. Caballero

:38:48.:38:55.

does really well. A deflection off John Stones. Better for West Ham.

:38:56.:38:59.

The crowd have woken up with them. I think the City players are looking

:39:00.:39:40.

for that movement at the top of the team. Maybe Aguero making that run

:39:41.:39:47.

beyond the defence. It's very safe at the moment. Sdab has burst

:39:48.:39:53.

forward but has been ignored. -- Zabaleta.

:39:54.:39:58.

De Bruyne won't look that way, he will only look to the middle. Reid

:39:59.:40:02.

in the right place once more for West Ham. We said that a few times

:40:03.:40:06.

already. Adrian and Caballero have both been

:40:07.:40:16.

forced into saves. West Ham are happy to let City have

:40:17.:40:34.

the ball in these areas. Just keeping their shape.

:40:35.:40:50.

Thought he controlled it beautifully but controlled it the wrong side of

:40:51.:40:57.

the line. As if there is not enough pitch here, it's a huge pitch. This

:40:58.:41:02.

is Adrian's save here with his feet. Not played for a while. A little

:41:03.:41:07.

tester for him. Expect him to make that. Just at the other end here,

:41:08.:41:13.

Antonio's shot comes off Stones. The keeper reacts really well there.

:41:14.:41:16.

Pushes it, though, back into the area. Keeps it live. Caballero's

:41:17.:41:25.

last FA Cup appearance was in that 5-1 defeat at Chelsea in the 5th

:41:26.:41:39.

round last season when Pellegrini effectively said bye to the Cup.

:41:40.:41:51.

It wasn't long after that he was the hero of the league Cup serving in

:41:52.:41:56.

the penalty shoot-out against Liverpool.

:41:57.:42:04.

I think it's right with goalkeepers, number two, they're up and down the

:42:05.:42:08.

length of the country, give them a chance to play. He's never really

:42:09.:42:14.

let them down. At the start he took over from Joe Hart and then the new

:42:15.:42:20.

signing came in, but a good start for him tonight. Loads of room on

:42:21.:42:27.

the left for Cresswell. De Bruyne closes down. Feghouli. In

:42:28.:42:41.

towards Antonio and Carroll. Here comes Cresswell. It's blocked by

:42:42.:42:45.

Sagna. It's West Ham's turn to look the more threatening team. It comes

:42:46.:42:49.

from a cross, as well. Once they start getting that ball in there

:42:50.:42:52.

they're very threatening. Carroll is not interested in anything, he is

:42:53.:42:56.

peeling off to the back post. Feghouli has put in another tester

:42:57.:43:12.

with Carroll around. That's a push. Almost desperate to get on the end

:43:13.:43:22.

of that one. Feghouli on this right side just whips one in. Carroll

:43:23.:43:28.

really is never going to make that. It's a foul on Sagna. A little push

:43:29.:43:37.

in the back. That's why he is in there, though, he wants to rein

:43:38.:43:41.

those crosses in for him. Better service will cause problems. Given

:43:42.:43:47.

away by Stones. Started well down the West Ham

:43:48.:43:48.

right. Nordtveit in quickly. And tripped by

:43:49.:44:00.

Sterling. Free kick for West Ham. Here is a chance to put one in for

:44:01.:44:06.

Carroll or maybe Antonio. For sure. This is Sterling just over

:44:07.:44:14.

the top of the ball. A little bit naughty there. It was City's

:44:15.:44:23.

standout player in the league meeting in August, scored two of the

:44:24.:44:31.

three goals that they put past The Hammers.

:44:32.:44:36.

Not quite the aerial service that the number nine and number 30

:44:37.:44:39.

demand. It's not worked for West Ham. A goal kick for City. City were

:44:40.:44:44.

trying to keep West Ham out of their own penalty box, as high as they

:44:45.:44:49.

possibly can, the ball is whipped in.

:44:50.:44:55.

Difficult to see who that ball comes off.

:44:56.:45:05.

Just about retrieved by Otamendi, but it's going to be a West Ham

:45:06.:45:11.

throw. Not the best ball back in the Argentine defender.

:45:12.:45:21.

Antonio plays it back towards Obiang.

:45:22.:45:28.

Caballero started to come for that. It's Antonio who was having to get

:45:29.:45:36.

high above Otamendi and try and watch the ball in full flight as

:45:37.:45:43.

well. Antonio is so game, quite unorthodox, but if anything is going

:45:44.:45:47.

to happen for West Ham, you feel it may come from them. Great spring,

:45:48.:45:52.

just can't get the direction. He has scored a lot of goals with his head

:45:53.:45:56.

in the last year or so. I think, if the referee had had a view on that,

:45:57.:46:03.

it would have been a free kick to City, because he had a hold on

:46:04.:46:09.

Otamendi's shirt. West Ham are finding some sort of rhythm. They

:46:10.:46:14.

are, impressive how they are passing the ball and switching the ball very

:46:15.:46:21.

well. Just a little too hard -- too high for Cresswell. A Manchester

:46:22.:46:22.

City throw. Some of the 9000 City bands singing

:46:23.:46:54.

their potion of Glad All Over. -- their version.

:46:55.:47:01.

It will drift away for a City throw. It's the switch ball again. Obiang

:47:02.:47:10.

unlucky, good tackle from Fernandes in that midfield.

:47:11.:47:50.

They don't mind switching the ball every which way to find a way to get

:47:51.:47:59.

through. They need to get that ball into Aguero's feet at times. Hardly

:48:00.:48:07.

seen him in the game so far. There is Sergio Aguero. And Pablo

:48:08.:48:13.

Zabaleta, completing the Argentine one, two, three, but he has given it

:48:14.:48:14.

away. Squirted back to Angelo Ogbonna, who

:48:15.:48:30.

in turn will find a dream. A bit of pace has gone out of the game in the

:48:31.:48:36.

last few minutes. I think West Ham have grown in confidence. John

:48:37.:48:41.

Stones takes no chances after Michael Oliver ruled no foul after

:48:42.:48:44.

the collision between Otamendi and Carroll. It was almost as if to

:48:45.:48:52.

emphasise the point, I'm happy putting it in the stand if I have

:48:53.:48:59.

to. He smashed that one into his head, didn't he -- into Row Z,

:49:00.:49:07.

didn't he? It looked like he was trying to reach the top of the orbit

:49:08.:49:09.

with that clearance. Aguero coming back into his own half

:49:10.:49:38.

for pretty much the first time tonight.

:49:39.:49:45.

Obiang is still down after the brush with Yaya Toure. Aguero wants it.

:49:46.:49:54.

Sergio Aguero with some wonderful control. Here comes Silva to help

:49:55.:50:00.

him out. Nearly came to Sterling. Winston Reid wanting to put the ball

:50:01.:50:06.

out so that Obiang can receive some treatment. He does need a bit of

:50:07.:50:12.

medical assistance from the sidelines. Well, he wins the ball

:50:13.:50:18.

well to begin with. He is coming out with it. Maybe it catches him on the

:50:19.:50:30.

shin. Toure's followed through. Not even sure if he is wearing shin

:50:31.:50:35.

pads. He should boo. -- he should be.

:50:36.:50:44.

A challenge by Sagna, and so the ball is straight out for a City

:50:45.:51:06.

throw in. Every so often, he has one of those games, as displayed last

:51:07.:51:10.

April against Arsenal, where he ripped in three goals in a seven

:51:11.:51:15.

minute spell. He was awesome that day. He can be capable of that, but

:51:16.:51:20.

you've got to give him the service. Slaven Bilic was talking about the

:51:21.:51:25.

high press. I'm not sure how Andy Carroll does that one. They haven't

:51:26.:51:28.

particularly pressed the ball anyway. They've got to get better

:51:29.:51:32.

service to him in those wide positions. Toure collected it OK. If

:51:33.:51:43.

I was playing against Aguero, I'd be quite happy to see him in a deep

:51:44.:51:50.

position. Maybe not there. Sterling tried to walk his way through to

:51:51.:51:53.

goal. A great challenge from Winston Reid. Well, that is an awesome

:51:54.:52:02.

recovery tackle. Good interchange passing from Sterling, cutting

:52:03.:52:06.

inside. Winston Reid has to nail that tackle, no mistake. Beautifully

:52:07.:52:08.

timed. De Bruyne with the corner. Too high.

:52:09.:52:21.

Owns Mac and Otamendi. Aguero! Tipped over the bar by Adrian. Great

:52:22.:52:29.

effort and a wonderful save. Look at Aguero swivel on this. It falls to

:52:30.:52:36.

him, great technique. And a save to match. The man most likely to score

:52:37.:52:41.

tonight, you'd think, coming closest. In from De Bruyne. That is

:52:42.:52:49.

more routine for Adrian from Otamendi's header.

:52:50.:52:58.

A good angle for the keeper. It gives him confidence. Watching that

:52:59.:53:08.

ball onto his foot. Carroll helps it on, but only to Clichy. Zabaleta

:53:09.:53:16.

fouled by Carroll. A lot of headshaking going on from the West

:53:17.:53:17.

Ham number nine. Who will be the happier? At the

:53:18.:53:31.

moment, maybe Slaven Bilic is content that they are still in the

:53:32.:53:36.

game. City, who are only five points behind Chelsea at the top of the

:53:37.:53:41.

table, no great panic for them, but there are some very good players in

:53:42.:53:44.

the City team and they have been kept at bay at the moment. Silva

:53:45.:53:50.

wanders away from Lanzini and keeps on wondering. The full-back was a

:53:51.:53:54.

shrug of the ball back intended for Aguero. Played by Obiang. At times,

:53:55.:54:01.

it's starting to look more difficult for West Ham to defend. It is.

:54:02.:54:06.

Silva, a great runner with the ball. They keep getting to that byline.

:54:07.:54:19.

Edimilson Fernandes stops the ball getting anywhere near De Bruyne. A

:54:20.:54:25.

shimmy away and stop a slip from Qwest well -- Cresswell allowing

:54:26.:54:30.

Zabaleta to take it up. You can see Sterling making that

:54:31.:54:54.

wrong. He is going central, looking to make that run aeons the West Ham

:54:55.:55:03.

back four. That run beyond the West Ham back four. Nordtveit has a

:55:04.:55:11.

problem. Reid helps him out by putting it out. Doing to men's jobs

:55:12.:55:19.

at times. Sterling, with his pace, and that threat behind.

:55:20.:55:46.

Feghouli sort of came out to put the pressure on. Stones over De Bruyne.

:55:47.:55:58.

Stones over that one. Interesting watching Guardiola from the side. He

:55:59.:56:05.

seems quite calm tonight. He has been quite patient. I don't think it

:56:06.:56:09.

was his finest hour, the interview he gave after the midweek games. He

:56:10.:56:13.

has settled down a bit. Starting to see a bit more purpose and intention

:56:14.:56:21.

from his team. Going at people. So far, City having almost two thirds

:56:22.:56:27.

of the ball. Nothing to show for it yet. But it could quickly change.

:56:28.:56:36.

That was a risky one, and it is a penalty for City. Pablo Zabaleta won

:56:37.:56:44.

the race to the ball, and in being clipped, Michael Oliver determined

:56:45.:56:49.

straightaway that it should be a spot kick for the men in sky blue.

:56:50.:56:54.

Looking at it here, Obiang just catches him. We will see better from

:56:55.:57:04.

this angle. It is a clip of the heels. Maybe a soft one, but it

:57:05.:57:13.

catches him. Michael Oliver didn't hesitate, straightaway blowing his

:57:14.:57:19.

whistle and pointing at the spot. Ogbonna is still protesting. Winston

:57:20.:57:23.

Reid had a word. He isn't getting a lot of support from his team-mates.

:57:24.:57:30.

He is going to talk to the linesman -- Ogbonna is saying, go and talk to

:57:31.:57:34.

the linesman, but he has given it and he isn't going to change his

:57:35.:57:44.

mind now. Yaya Toure has, in the Premier League, a perfect record,

:57:45.:57:49.

ten out of ten from the spot. Can he give City the lead in the FA Cup

:57:50.:57:50.

third round tonight? That is the result it usually is

:57:51.:58:01.

when he kicks the ball from 12 yards. That is his favourite spot.

:58:02.:58:10.

An emphatic penalty. The big man brought back into the side in

:58:11.:58:15.

November to play, you would think, a big part in the rest of City's

:58:16.:58:19.

season, and he has started it in the FA Cup tonight. He has been a big

:58:20.:58:24.

player in their recent history. One of their number one men, never in

:58:25.:58:31.

doubt. Plenty of power, slots it home, keeper no chance.

:58:32.:58:41.

All the noise at the London Stadium at the moment is Manchester City

:58:42.:58:49.

noise. What do you make of the call, Martin? It's very close. To be

:58:50.:58:53.

honest, I don't think I'd be particularly happy if a foul was

:58:54.:58:57.

given against me for that challenge, but there is an element of contact

:58:58.:59:06.

to it. Controversial. Zabaleta was impeded, but deliberately so? Does

:59:07.:59:10.

that matter? He definitely caught him. He was brought crashing to the

:59:11.:59:16.

ground. Pep Guardiola will be contented with what he has seen so

:59:17.:59:21.

far tonight. West Ham 0, Manchester City 1. Toure has his fourth goal of

:59:22.:59:28.

the season. The man who scored the winning goals in the semifinal and

:59:29.:59:33.

final when Manchester City last won the FA Cup, in 2011. West Ham trying

:59:34.:59:38.

to get back quickly. Caballero makes the save will stop Feghouli with the

:59:39.:59:45.

goal at his mercy. West Ham will be hard pushed to get a better

:59:46.:59:52.

opportunity all evening. Agonising. Feghouli, Antonio, he is the man we

:59:53.:59:56.

talked about, he cut inside and forces the save and you think he is

:59:57.:00:01.

going to tap it in. Somehow, he puts it wide.

:00:02.:00:11.

Caballero looked as though he thought that's me, I am done here.

:00:12.:00:16.

He was waiting for that to hit the back of the net. Antonio again, he

:00:17.:00:25.

has that threat, pace, power, unpredictability. Feghouli, you

:00:26.:00:35.

can't keep him out of the headlines at the moment. Unlucky to be sent

:00:36.:00:41.

off on Monday. Perhaps this wasn't unlucky. He puts him off, Clichy. He

:00:42.:00:49.

is stabbing at that in the dark. Top players put those away. He can't

:00:50.:00:55.

believe he missed that, Slaven Bilic.

:00:56.:01:02.

Slaven Bilic is just making inquiries as to whether Feghouli was

:01:03.:01:11.

fouled in trying to put that in. Certainly turned and asked the

:01:12.:01:17.

question towards those who have the benefit of monitors down in the

:01:18.:01:26.

tunnel. Yeah, he is clutching at straws there a little bit.

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A City throw. Slaven Bilic may feel cheap penalties are the order of the

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day, maybe after that one they conceded.

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Straight at Adrian. De Bruyne in that central position.

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Not frightened to shoot from anywhere.

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Carroll again. Antonio.

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Much better from West Ham, pressing the ball. Reid again coming up from

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the back. Silva sells Aguero short. Reid is coming again.

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Antonio. Sagna is strong against him. A bit

:03:07.:03:09.

of character coming in now from West Ham.

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Stones has given the ball back to West Ham with Fernandes. West Ham's

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noise level is rising. Reid realised that Sterling was

:03:26.:04:04.

going to cut off the pass. He is showing composure, Reid. Not just

:04:05.:04:09.

the blocks and interceptions he is getting, coming out with the ball.

:04:10.:04:14.

Cresswell is still forward down the left. Sagna makes the block. I would

:04:15.:04:19.

like to see Lanzini pulling the strings more for West Ham in that

:04:20.:04:23.

midfield. Carroll makes his way into the

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middle. And will stay there for the West Ham corner. The volume

:05:00.:05:06.

certainly goes up when Carroll lays those balls off to Cresswell. This

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one will be delivered in. Looking for the big man. Using Reid as a

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shield to make his run. Stones went up for it. Caballero

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will now have the time to come and catch.

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Sagna to Aguero. Back to Sagna again. Towards

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Sterling! What a goal that is.

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From one end of the field to the other.

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Manchester City have moved the ball quite beautifully to take a 2-0

:06:11.:06:17.

lead. I mean, it was fantastic build-up

:06:18.:06:24.

from Manchester City. Sterling. The distance he is covering here, look.

:06:25.:06:29.

Great ball into the channel. Sagna gives it and goes. Gets it back.

:06:30.:06:33.

Look at this for a cross. It's perfect! It's saying put me in the

:06:34.:06:39.

back of the net. It's a goal. It's a peach of a pass. Beautiful ball into

:06:40.:06:45.

there. Just really... Actually comes off the defender. Sterling is

:06:46.:06:54.

denied. Yeah, it's Nordtveit with an own goal. Take nothing away from the

:06:55.:06:59.

build-up. City had that flowing rhythm right from the back to the

:07:00.:07:03.

front. Sterling was gutted he didn't get the final touch. But it's such a

:07:04.:07:10.

quality pass there. The defender is forced into that major error.

:07:11.:07:20.

Caballero only just gets there. Fired by Antonio with Lanzini saying

:07:21.:07:21.

leave it to me. It's just the quality of the ball

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from West Ham, Carroll surviving on scraps. Now City could run away with

:07:46.:07:49.

it here. It's over to Silva! It's three for Manchester City.

:07:50.:07:54.

The Cup tie could be all over before it's halfway through.

:07:55.:08:03.

Once again the ball has been moved quickly from Pep Guardiola's team

:08:04.:08:06.

penalty area, the full length of the field. West Ham opened up. West Ham

:08:07.:08:12.

perhaps saying bye to the FA Cup at the first hurdle.

:08:13.:08:16.

Well, it's almost embarrassing from a West Ham point of view. Sterling

:08:17.:08:24.

in that central position again. Just gets it back. They've runners coming

:08:25.:08:27.

from deep. This is almost embarrassing. Stays on side. Look at

:08:28.:08:32.

the composure. Just a little tap-in. Makes it look so easy. And it is

:08:33.:08:41.

easy. Embarrassing for West Ham. Two goals in a two-minute spell for

:08:42.:08:48.

Manchester City. Pep Guardiola went big tonight, in

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terms of team selection. West Ham night 0, Manchester City 3. The

:08:58.:09:04.

fourth round beckons for the boys in blue already. Nothing else now for

:09:05.:09:10.

West Ham other than to go for broke. We might be seeing payet sooner than

:09:11.:09:13.

we might otherwise have done in the second half.

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They have that quality, City, on the pitch. We talked about it earlier.

:09:23.:09:27.

Which manager would be happier once they switched on, City, it's the

:09:28.:09:32.

class of the players that they have. Their movement, their pace. To be

:09:33.:09:35.

fair, you are looking at West Ham just trying to get the ball wide and

:09:36.:09:41.

put it in the box. Manchester City playing with so much expression and

:09:42.:09:45.

movement and fluidity. Carroll offside as he helps it on to

:09:46.:10:06.

Antonio. Nothing going West Ham's way right now. The Cup tie certainly

:10:07.:10:15.

isn't. Don't think it's going to be 1980 all over again this season, not

:10:16.:10:21.

unless there is the most miraculous turnaround after half-time. Against

:10:22.:10:25.

City playing like this, that's very unlikely.

:10:26.:10:32.

They look like the away team. I know it's a new stadium, but...

:10:33.:10:40.

City are way better. You said before the match that you fancied City's

:10:41.:10:43.

players to really enjoy this stadium. I am trying as a player,

:10:44.:10:50.

you look back to your previous experiences, playing against Lazio

:10:51.:10:54.

in the Roma stadium, the atmosphere wasn't like this, but there's so

:10:55.:10:58.

much space, you don't feel under pressure. Upton Park, I am sure the

:10:59.:11:01.

players would love to go back to that now, but this is the future. At

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the moment it's not a comfortable one.

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There are talking points, of course. The penalty will be disputed by

:11:20.:11:25.

some. The goal that got City going. Then at 1-0 Feghouli had practically

:11:26.:11:31.

an open goal and a chance of a quick equaliser.

:11:32.:12:02.

Silva through to Aguero. Sterling in the box for him.

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Aguero. Too high for Sterling. Antonio clear.

:12:12.:12:20.

Won't be clear for long. Half-time can't come soon enough for

:12:21.:12:27.

Slaven Bilic. It's seconds away. It must be three and no more by the

:12:28.:12:31.

break for West Ham. Michael Oliver has had a look at the watches. That

:12:32.:12:35.

will do it in the first FA Cup tie to be played at the London Stadium.

:12:36.:12:40.

It looks highly like lie it will be the last this season because

:12:41.:12:43.

Manchester City have powered away, taking the lead through a Toure

:12:44.:12:49.

penalty. The unlucky Nordtveit then bundled the ball into his own net

:12:50.:12:52.

under pressure from Sterling. Silva might have put the game beyond the

:12:53.:12:59.

home STUDIO: Splendid view there of the

:13:00.:13:06.

stadium. Not so splendid for West Ham, trailing 3-0. It took a while

:13:07.:13:13.

for the game to warm up but once City got flowing they played some

:13:14.:13:16.

stuff. Their passing and movement and one-touch football has been too

:13:17.:13:20.

much for West Ham. Certainly in the last 15, 20 minutes. Yes the penalty

:13:21.:13:25.

is debatable but after that the way West Ham heads went down is alarming

:13:26.:13:37.

for their fans and manager. Is this a case of the magnificence of

:13:38.:13:43.

Manchester City's football? We were worried that possession was slow.

:13:44.:13:46.

The two chances before the penalty was about runners. Instead of

:13:47.:13:49.

playing position they got people running behind and the moment they

:13:50.:13:52.

started doing that the game opened up for them. West Ham, it's all been

:13:53.:13:57.

too much for them. I thought with Carroll playing the best chance

:13:58.:14:00.

they've got is to be tight to them and they weren't nowhere near. Win

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the ball in areas where they could release Cresswell and Feghouli.

:14:09.:14:11.

They've been nowhere near it. The turning point obviously is the

:14:12.:14:14.

penalty. Zabaleta is playing a different position which is

:14:15.:14:16.

interesting, the fact he is playing midfield. We are used to seeing him

:14:17.:14:20.

as a fullback. He has made a difference. He is playing the

:14:21.:14:23.

position very well midfield. This is early on. An excellent chance

:14:24.:14:30.

blocked from West Ham's best player, a centre-half, Reid. That's another

:14:31.:14:34.

forward run there. I don't think that's a penalty. I have looked at

:14:35.:14:44.

it a couple of times. I don't see how he goes to tackle him. He

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doesn't attempt to. I don't think it's a penalty. From that moment

:14:52.:14:58.

He has never missed a penalty for Manchester City. Let's have another

:14:59.:15:06.

look at this decision. Frank? I think I am on my own here. I think

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Zabaleta was pretty clever. There is contact. It is a contact sport. You

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don't necessarily have to touch him for him to go down for a penalty. I

:15:18.:15:22.

don't think Ogbonna goes to even touch the ball. I think it's a bit

:15:23.:15:27.

clumsy. Zabaleta has got the touch. When you get the touch on the second

:15:28.:15:33.

foot, that is experience. I'm not saying it's clear-cut. It's so hard

:15:34.:15:39.

to define. You see penalty sometimes wear a forward is running ahead of a

:15:40.:15:44.

defender and he flicks his back leg up, catches him and goes down added

:15:45.:15:46.

a penalty. Sometimes totally accidental. Should it be a penalty?

:15:47.:15:56.

As much as Zabaleta's experience in a way has bought that penalty,

:15:57.:15:59.

you've got to see that he's not made a challenge, he's not made a

:16:00.:16:05.

challenge to try and win the ball. Zabaleta's momentum has taken him

:16:06.:16:13.

that way. No intention. People keep going on about video replays. Three

:16:14.:16:17.

people think it's a penalty, one doesn't. How do you settle it? 3-1

:16:18.:16:28.

win. You don't get a vote. 2-1 then. Still a majority! An own goal, but

:16:29.:16:33.

some great build-up play from Manchester City. This is when City

:16:34.:16:40.

started to kick in. People running from behind, and here it is Sagna.

:16:41.:16:45.

He runs, he keeps moving, and it opens it up. Great goal, great play.

:16:46.:16:53.

At first, we think Sterling gets a touch, but he puts the defender

:16:54.:16:56.

under so much pressure that he has no choice but to try and do it. Lee

:16:57.:17:06.

unbelievable ball in. Brilliant. Right in between the goalkeeper and

:17:07.:17:12.

defender, it's amazing. Two minutes later, David Silva makes it three.

:17:13.:17:16.

More good Manchester City play. I like the calmness at the end. West

:17:17.:17:21.

Ham, everybody has time on the ball, the kind of space he's got, nobody

:17:22.:17:26.

going with him, Zabaleta, David Silva, it's just class. Just

:17:27.:17:32.

quality. By now, West Ham are all over the place. They are passing,

:17:33.:17:38.

they are moving both with and without the ball, and it's been

:17:39.:17:43.

superb, certainly in the last 15 or 20 minutes. This is the kind of

:17:44.:17:48.

Guardiola football that we seen in flashes. We saw a lot at the start

:17:49.:17:53.

of the season. This could be Barcelona, couldn't it? He has got a

:17:54.:17:57.

direct philosophy and he wants to recreate it here. It will take time,

:17:58.:18:02.

but when you see it for 20 minutes like that, you see the endgame for

:18:03.:18:07.

them. You give a team of that quality that time and space, you

:18:08.:18:13.

will get hammered, like West Ham are experiencing. They did it to Arsenal

:18:14.:18:18.

few weeks ago. They have had one two opportunities, which fell at

:18:19.:18:22.

important stages, not when they were 3-0 down. They have. A decent

:18:23.:18:30.

effort. The keeper should save it. It takes a deflection, but not

:18:31.:18:33.

enough to disturb him. Antonio Barragan. -- Antonio again. He seems

:18:34.:18:43.

to give him the freedom of the pitch there and says, go on, in an effort

:18:44.:18:49.

on goal. When you look at it here, with John Stones, you are thinking,

:18:50.:18:53.

he has to make a lunging challenge, surely. The first challenge, he gets

:18:54.:18:58.

a little nick on him, but I don't think he gets close enough. Slaven

:18:59.:19:04.

Bilic was appealing for a penalty. What do you think? He gets to the

:19:05.:19:09.

ball first. That's irrelevant. If it's a foul, it's a foul. He has

:19:10.:19:16.

already kicked the ball! Since when has that been a law? No, because he

:19:17.:19:20.

has already kicked the ball. He should get the ball in the net. He

:19:21.:19:27.

wouldn't need to. But he's already kicked the ball. Am I missing

:19:28.:19:34.

something? It's not a foul, it's not a pal. Not unanimous. Frustrated by

:19:35.:19:44.

a lot of the West Ham performance but particularly the delivery.

:19:45.:19:48.

You've got Andy Carroll in the team for these reasons. Cresswell, for

:19:49.:19:52.

me, brilliant left foot, too close to the keeper, hang it up for him to

:19:53.:19:59.

attack. They have been occasions when they could have done something.

:20:00.:20:06.

He is fouled here. But the ball had already gone. This is what Andy

:20:07.:20:12.

Carroll is in the team for. He has got to put that one in there. Give

:20:13.:20:16.

him a chance to attack it. Maybe Antonio can get close at the end. He

:20:17.:20:23.

kicks it out of play! Here, Antonio, a great run, Andy Carroll stops

:20:24.:20:27.

here, so I can't understand what the ploy is the West Ham. If you are

:20:28.:20:31.

going to put the ball up in the air, somebody has to get on the end of

:20:32.:20:34.

it. And they are not even doing that. I don't know where they go

:20:35.:20:39.

from here, and I kicked them at the start of the game! I'm doing all

:20:40.:20:44.

right, aren't I? -- I tipped them. At the weekend, west...

:20:45.:20:52.

I grew up in a footballing family and every year the day of the FA Cup

:20:53.:21:01.

was always very special. My first cup final, we took the lead early on

:21:02.:21:06.

through Clive Alan and scored a really good goal. Dave Bennett

:21:07.:21:11.

equalised for Coventry and, before half-time, Chris Waddle whipped in a

:21:12.:21:14.

free kick. We both threw ourselves at the ball and it just bounced over

:21:15.:21:20.

the line. Walking in at half-time and there it is, up in lights,

:21:21.:21:25.

Tottenham 2, Coventry 1, little did I know. Brilliant goal! It's an own

:21:26.:21:35.

goal! The only cup final Spurs have ever lost and I scored the winning

:21:36.:21:40.

goal. Four years later, we got into the final against Nottingham Forest.

:21:41.:21:43.

In the tunnel, Brian kept turning to Terry and said, Terry, form a hand.

:21:44.:21:51.

They started to walk out and Brian Clough grabbed Terry's hand. It was

:21:52.:21:56.

quite a light moment. The first challenge, Paul kicked the ball and

:21:57.:21:59.

I've followed. The next thing I heard, the referee blew up. I saw

:22:00.:22:04.

him giving it to Forest and I couldn't understand what had

:22:05.:22:08.

happened. On his follow-through, he caught Gary quite high up. I thought

:22:09.:22:13.

I had a chat to Paul, calmed him down, and the second tackle might

:22:14.:22:16.

not have happened, but they didn't get the chance and I saw Paul going

:22:17.:22:20.

in for that challenge and it was very rash. Yeah, Paul suffered a

:22:21.:22:26.

very serious injury. That first half of the cup final, what ever could go

:22:27.:22:32.

wrong did go wrong. That is Alan's touch of sight. Saved! Very rarely

:22:33.:22:42.

seen Gary missing a penalty. Got back in again and Paul Stuart got

:22:43.:22:47.

the equaliser. Got to extra time, marked by Des Walcott. Des walker,

:22:48.:22:51.

in desperation, threw himself at the ball to try and clear it. You just

:22:52.:22:56.

look at the faces of Forest, Stuart Pearce, Steve Hodge... The FA Cup is

:22:57.:23:05.

full of joy and despair. That captures that moment perfectly.

:23:06.:23:09.

Tottenham Hotspur have won the FA Cup for a record eighth time. That

:23:10.:23:15.

moment whereby you are given the FA Cup, your elation, you are sharing

:23:16.:23:19.

it with your team, with the supporters, that moment was an

:23:20.:23:25.

absolutely phenomenal moment. It sure was. A great player, Garry Monk

:23:26.:23:32.

that. Great memories as well. And a couple of bad ones! For a start, the

:23:33.:23:38.

disallowed goal. No winner of sight! I think we will all agree on this.

:23:39.:23:45.

Brilliant to see. I don't like the celebration. How can you get a

:23:46.:23:55.

yellow card for that? A great run. That must be horrible. Said they

:23:56.:24:01.

made bad decisions in the 40s as well! Can we gloss over this one? A

:24:02.:24:10.

beautiful struck penalty there. Another penalty missed. Same one.

:24:11.:24:17.

That was useless. You can see Spurs against Aston Villa on Sunday.

:24:18.:24:21.

Coverage begins at 3:35pm on BBC One. Plenty of action before then as

:24:22.:24:23.

well. Mo Farah begins his season in the

:24:24.:24:32.

Edinburgh cross-country. On Saturday the 27th of May, 90,000

:24:33.:24:47.

people will fill the stadium for the FA Cup final, and you could be one

:24:48.:24:55.

of them. Sign up your five a side team for the FA people's cup, when

:24:56.:24:58.

your category, and not only could you be here for the game, you will

:24:59.:25:02.

also be walking out onto the hallowed turf at half-time to

:25:03.:25:05.

collect your own trophy. Go to the website and register now.

:25:06.:25:12.

Just a few minutes before the second half kicks off. Let's go pitch side

:25:13.:25:23.

will stop --. Why have one Trevor when you can have two? It will take

:25:24.:25:28.

some second half if he went to the 1980 FA Cup win is to continue but

:25:29.:25:37.

it's not been the best 45. Man City have been the better side. A couple

:25:38.:25:42.

of chances, but 33rd minute, the goal. I thought it was a really soft

:25:43.:25:48.

penalty. Been here when there was bad decisions in previous games. So,

:25:49.:25:55.

for me, it wasn't a sending off. That might be claret eyes. A few

:25:56.:26:04.

minutes later, the shot was saved, Feghouli went on, but he got a great

:26:05.:26:08.

chance. The few minutes later when he was brought down, that could have

:26:09.:26:11.

been a penalty. City have been ruthless. The front three, Aguero,

:26:12.:26:18.

Silva and Sterling have been superb. Silva in particular, his passing is

:26:19.:26:24.

great. We are getting soaking wet. We have had a great view pitch side

:26:25.:26:30.

of that Man City performance. At times, it's been superb.

:26:31.:26:34.

Breathtaking play. The rotation between that three has been

:26:35.:26:38.

exceptional. We are witnessing tonight why Silva has got the

:26:39.:26:41.

defender Merlin. His reverse passing has been incredible. Watching it up

:26:42.:26:48.

closely is great. The teams are coming out. I hope you can enjoy the

:26:49.:26:53.

second half a bit better. We will head back up to you guys.

:26:54.:26:59.

Third-round weekend starts here. Here comes Pablo Zabaleta. Silva!

:27:00.:27:04.

That was a risky one and it is a penalty for City. Incomes Yaya

:27:05.:27:10.

Toure. What a goal that is! David Silva. Three for Manchester City.

:27:11.:27:18.

Just so that you know that this punditry business isn't easy, how do

:27:19.:27:22.

West Ham turn this around? I don't know. You can't have damage

:27:23.:27:26.

limitation in a cup game. They have to come out and go for it. They have

:27:27.:27:31.

got 15 or 20 minutes to get something. Does the danger of

:27:32.:27:36.

humiliation matter? The way they played in the first half, yes. If

:27:37.:27:40.

they carry on this way, you can only see more goals for City. West Ham

:27:41.:27:45.

have to try and get a bit closer to them. Their passing has been too

:27:46.:27:51.

easy, Man City. Thanks, Gary. It will be West Ham to get the

:27:52.:27:55.

second half started. They have a huge task under way of trying to

:27:56.:28:02.

score at least three in the next 45 minutes. From Manchester City's

:28:03.:28:07.

point of view, it looks as though, for the fifth year running, they are

:28:08.:28:10.

going to get past round three of the FA Cup. They last had that sort of

:28:11.:28:17.

run between 1994 and 1998, when things were very different for the

:28:18.:28:21.

blue half of Manchester. Out by Otamendi. Slaven Bilic has not

:28:22.:28:29.

decided to make a change just yet. It will have been a very difficult

:28:30.:28:34.

team talk as well. There is element of embarrassment about tonight's

:28:35.:28:40.

performance. At 3-0, a bit of humiliation creeps in. They will not

:28:41.:28:44.

want to lose any more goals. At least a bit of reaction, some

:28:45.:28:48.

character from West Ham. They will not want to capitulate as they did

:28:49.:28:52.

when Arsenal were there on the 3rd of December and they won 5-1. Three

:28:53.:28:58.

times as well as that game the Hammers had conceded three times.

:28:59.:29:06.

And the worry is that Aguero isn't even on the scoresheet yet. It can

:29:07.:29:10.

only be a matter of time, surely. Antonio. That little break for

:29:11.:29:20.

Caballero. Aguero is on 153 goals for City. He is their joint third

:29:21.:29:24.

record scorer, tied with the great Colin Bell. What a player he was. I

:29:25.:29:35.

am not old enough. Well, there you go. I've seen clips of him.

:29:36.:29:50.

Surely West Ham's best player, Reid. Without doubt. Says everything,

:29:51.:29:58.

doesn't it? Some very good blocks that he got in.

:29:59.:30:03.

City I think will be trying to take the sting out of this now in the

:30:04.:30:10.

early stages of the second half. This is about growing in confidence,

:30:11.:30:18.

we are halfway through the season. Certainly confident the way they're

:30:19.:30:21.

moving the ball tonight. No way through for Zabaleta. Antonio

:30:22.:30:38.

lifts one Carroll's way. Carroll saying he wasn't happy with the

:30:39.:30:42.

height of Otamendi's boot in trying to win that. Good balance in that

:30:43.:30:47.

midfield for City. Zabaleta making a lot of intelligent runs.

:30:48.:31:22.

Slow build-up. It's almost hypnotising West Ham.

:31:23.:31:38.

That's going to go behind for a corner.

:31:39.:31:44.

It's about appreciating your role and your responsibility in the team.

:31:45.:31:48.

Guardiola is good at that. Players will know what they're doing. He

:31:49.:31:53.

changes the system so regularly, it's a nice balance to their team

:31:54.:32:01.

tonight. I think he was seen as a midfielder initially. He is a good

:32:02.:32:05.

team player, good in the dressing room, as well.

:32:06.:32:10.

Towards Otamendi. It's clawed away. Ap then bounced up against the hand

:32:11.:32:15.

of Aguero who scored from that angle against Burnley on Monday. Denied by

:32:16.:32:19.

Adrian that time. West Ham furious that handball

:32:20.:32:25.

wasn't given. Rightly so. Stones is getting in too easily. I think it

:32:26.:32:32.

comes off the arm of Aguero. Linesman on this side really should

:32:33.:32:41.

see that. Good ball whipped in. Bounced up against his arm and he

:32:42.:32:47.

had a quick look. That's right, certainly did.

:32:48.:32:58.

Toure. It's turned in for number four! Aguero got a touch. Aguero

:32:59.:33:10.

celebrates the goal that has surely killed off the tie for good.

:33:11.:33:19.

Maybe talking about making changes. This game is well and truly won now.

:33:20.:33:30.

That was Manchester City fans who made the trip down to east London.

:33:31.:33:33.

They're going to have a party there tonight. Sterling again down this

:33:34.:33:37.

left side. Chopping and changing. Just play it is back into the path

:33:38.:33:44.

of Toure. It's just in that position, just in front of the

:33:45.:33:49.

goalkeeper. Just gets that little touch. We have said it was a matter

:33:50.:33:58.

of time before he got his goal. Look at that for a touch. Takes the sting

:33:59.:34:06.

out of the ball there. West Ham try to battle back with Antonio. It's

:34:07.:34:12.

all smiles City with Aguero taking his tally for the season to 18. And

:34:13.:34:22.

154 City goals, one more than even Colin Bell got for the club in the

:34:23.:34:32.

days of the 60s and 70s. He is a legend at Manchester City all right.

:34:33.:34:38.

He is a wonderful player. Great pace. Links well with his

:34:39.:34:42.

colleagues. Seems like he is a nice man, as well, to have around you. No

:34:43.:34:50.

real ego with him. Just wants to win games and score goals. This could be

:34:51.:34:55.

big trouble for West Ham because City have shown no signs of lifting

:34:56.:35:03.

up. We can hear Blue Moon now. Some of the home supporters have headed

:35:04.:35:08.

for home. It's hard to see if people are coming in or leaving at the

:35:09.:35:13.

moment. The second half just starting. There is constant moving

:35:14.:35:21.

up and down the steps. I think they're leaving. There is more white

:35:22.:35:31.

seats visible. Effortlessly gliding across the

:35:32.:35:52.

ground again. Aguero getting into a goal scoring

:35:53.:35:55.

position which for him could be anywhere.

:35:56.:35:59.

Sterling is handling the ball very well tonight. Good movement, as

:36:00.:36:08.

well. There is De Bruyne. Steered away by Ogbonna. Carroll

:36:09.:36:10.

found Lanzini. David Sullivan has plenty to say. If

:36:11.:36:27.

he had a dream of watching his team win the FA Cup final this season, I

:36:28.:36:33.

am afraid it's gone already. That dream has turned to a

:36:34.:36:38.

nightmare. Somebody that did win the Cup with City, against Leicester, he

:36:39.:36:41.

is at every Manchester City game and loves watching this team just as

:36:42.:36:45.

much as enjoyed playing for the great team he was in. A real

:36:46.:36:53.

gentleman, as well, you have to say. City are really in the mood here.

:36:54.:37:03.

There could be a couple more, dare I say it from the West Ham fans' point

:37:04.:37:05.

of view. Payet going through gentle warm-ups.

:37:06.:37:24.

Mission impossible for him if he gets on. There is hardly any point

:37:25.:37:34.

putting him on, is there? West Ham don't play until next weekend.

:37:35.:37:39.

Tomorrow it's Crystal Palace who come here. I am sure Sam Allardyce

:37:40.:37:47.

will get a reception. City have two huge games, Everton and Tottenham.

:37:48.:37:53.

Zabaleta went tumbling after offloading the ball. It's a free

:37:54.:38:00.

kick for the visitors. Continues to impress in there, Zabaleta. Just a

:38:01.:38:05.

little give and go. Just taken out as he tries to get forward.

:38:06.:38:21.

What is evident is how high the fullbacks are for City. Look at

:38:22.:38:28.

Clichy on the left side. Sagna the same on the right. Just setting

:38:29.:38:32.

their stall out. Sterling can't keep the ball. It's

:38:33.:38:43.

cleared by Obiang. Here is Stones. They create that width and De Bruyne

:38:44.:38:49.

and Silva have so much space to come into those little pockets.

:38:50.:38:54.

Manchester City are going to make a change shortly. Nolito is going to

:38:55.:39:02.

come on. Silva we understand is going to make way, he is going to

:39:03.:39:07.

get a breather. I think that's good management. You want to protect him.

:39:08.:39:18.

Noble and Payet ready to take to the field.

:39:19.:39:29.

That's a stroll for Manchester City now.

:39:30.:39:38.

Turning into a testimonial? I don't think man City have any

:39:39.:39:48.

intention of letting off the pace. They want as many as they can get

:39:49.:39:52.

tonight. That comes from their manager. He is obsessed with winning

:39:53.:39:58.

and doing things in the correct manner. Here is the City change with

:39:59.:40:08.

David Silva giving Nolito a run out. Silva will be applauded by not just

:40:09.:40:11.

City fans but a few West Ham supporters joining in too.

:40:12.:40:17.

He has been purring all evening long. He has been magnificent. A

:40:18.:40:23.

stroll in the park for him. He has enjoyed himself. Job done.

:40:24.:40:30.

Congratulations from his manager. A few West Ham fans, I did mean

:40:31.:40:35.

literally two or three! Off goes Lanzini. Disappointing, wasn't he?

:40:36.:40:45.

Noble on to take the captain's armband and a disappointing night

:40:46.:40:50.

for Andy Carroll, not a happy birthday for him. On comes Payet.

:40:51.:41:00.

The style of play West Ham is light years away from Manchester City

:41:01.:41:05.

tonight. Getting the ball wide in the box. I don't think it suits that

:41:06.:41:10.

here at this new home of theirs. West Ham's throw in. Straightaway he

:41:11.:41:38.

is on the ball. Antonio has gone down the middle.

:41:39.:42:15.

Obiang will use Payet once more. Fernandes has joined Antonio. Noble

:42:16.:42:30.

overcooked that. He is lifting the ball there,

:42:31.:42:34.

doesn't need to. Keep it on the deck. He is there to pass it. West

:42:35.:42:41.

Ham have had defensive problems tonight. It's at the other end where

:42:42.:42:46.

they're being linked with moves in this January transfer window. Made a

:42:47.:42:51.

bid for Defoe to come back. That was rejected. Looks as though that's

:42:52.:42:54.

gone. Looking also perhaps at Celtic's

:42:55.:43:03.

Demble. Scott Hogan. Need to do something to give them a lift,

:43:04.:43:13.

that's for sure. Want to hold on to that fella, Payet. Talk of him maybe

:43:14.:43:17.

moving on. The goal that took Aguero past Colin

:43:18.:43:33.

Bell in the all-time charts. So casual. A deft little touch, outside

:43:34.:43:39.

of the right foot. A puff of the cheeks from Slaven Bilic. He knows

:43:40.:43:47.

it's far too easy. Unlucky for Reid who has defended well most of the

:43:48.:43:49.

night. I think it is important for West Ham

:43:50.:44:24.

to keep the fans onside and to show good reaction, professional

:44:25.:44:26.

performance, show they are willing, keep going. Dimitri Payet sparking a

:44:27.:44:33.

bit of enthusiasm, sparking something for his team. Feghouli

:44:34.:44:38.

looking for Antonio, and Caballero was not sure which side of the post

:44:39.:44:43.

that was passing. It will be a corner for West Ham. A good ball,

:44:44.:44:49.

Feghouli. Antonio, again with that spring that he gets. Just coming off

:44:50.:44:51.

Otamendi. Gets up well there. Dimitri Payet with the West Ham

:44:52.:45:07.

corner. Antonio might be the biggest threat, but it doesn't reach him.

:45:08.:45:11.

Sterling eating up the ground to put the pressure on. Aguero tries to get

:45:12.:45:23.

in Adrian's I line. Now is -- loads of time for Clichy defined

:45:24.:45:27.

Caballero. This is actually going even better for City than the last

:45:28.:45:32.

time they met West Ham in the cup, League Cup semifinal three years

:45:33.:45:38.

ago, a 3-0 win at Upton Park. That was a second leg. They had won the

:45:39.:45:45.

first leg 6-0. You saw the quality of Stones, that sort of cutting past

:45:46.:45:50.

that he whips into the midfield. You've got a coat like that. I have,

:45:51.:45:56.

but I think this West Ham fan as seen in. -- has seen enough. Reid

:45:57.:46:04.

backed Ogbonna. That will be a West Ham corner.

:46:05.:46:40.

Trevor Brooking, not just any old iron, in conversation with the

:46:41.:46:44.

Ireland manager. Martin O'Neill, once a Manchester City player.

:46:45.:46:53.

Finding more to talk about than to watch at the moment. Payet's corner.

:46:54.:47:08.

Headed away and collected by Aguero. He showed the energy to get there.

:47:09.:47:14.

It was Sagna, trying to turn it into the path of Nolito, who will get it

:47:15.:47:20.

now. Obiang quickly upon it. The fair for West Ham is leaving holes

:47:21.:47:27.

and spaces for man's ditty -- Man City to fly into. You feel they can

:47:28.:47:34.

go up a gear at any moment. City are breaking, with Sterling.

:47:35.:47:41.

Nordtveit just stepped across to make sure he couldn't get to the

:47:42.:47:50.

ball again. Adrian tidies up. No letup from City. They want

:47:51.:47:56.

everything. Sterling has impressed me. He wants to keep going, keep

:47:57.:47:59.

attacking, keep asking questions. I think Yaya Toure could play that

:48:00.:48:12.

role well into his 40s. He could almost have a picture out at the

:48:13.:48:16.

base of that midfield. Talked about his class. -- he could almost have a

:48:17.:48:22.

deck chair out. This is a stroll for him.

:48:23.:48:49.

It almost feels as if West Ham have gone down to ten men, such is the

:48:50.:48:58.

dominance of possession from City. It continues with Bacary Sagna.

:48:59.:49:03.

Raheem Sterling. Zabaleta has to be quick.

:49:04.:49:11.

Played straight into the hands of Clichy. I think that is what he's

:49:12.:49:18.

saying the referee, Michael Oliver. Sterling trying to force his way

:49:19.:49:32.

through. Is there anything wrong with that? I don't believe so. I

:49:33.:49:36.

don't think Sterling is ever going to get to that. But he made sure.

:49:37.:49:48.

Certainly did. Free kick, West Ham. City are about to make another

:49:49.:49:49.

change. In the build-up, Yaya Toure just

:49:50.:50:30.

likes to sit quite deep. He splits the defenders, Otamendi and Stones.

:50:31.:50:36.

Manchester City have the chance to make their change, and Kevin De

:50:37.:50:42.

Bruyne is going to go off. His run of games without a goal as stretched

:50:43.:50:46.

to a dozen, but he is about more than just scoring goals, the

:50:47.:50:51.

Belgian. That will worry him, that he hasn't scored in a while. But he

:50:52.:50:58.

and Silva, they are the cutting edge of this City team, the creators. For

:50:59.:51:06.

the final quarter of the game, 19-year-old Aleix Garcia is on, for

:51:07.:51:11.

his 17th appearance, his first since that match in February. He's now

:51:12.:51:18.

playing in very different circumstances for a City team who

:51:19.:51:22.

might score five of their in London. Garcia is straight out of the Pep

:51:23.:51:27.

Guardiola mould. He will pass and pass. A great chance for him

:51:28.:51:30.

tonight. Zabaleta offside. Straying offside.

:51:31.:51:58.

It's just the way that City are just stroking the ball around very

:51:59.:52:06.

confidently. Looking so supremely confident tonight, aren't they, in

:52:07.:52:10.

their possession? It really suits them. I bet they wish they could

:52:11.:52:12.

play here every week. So many injury setbacks in recent

:52:13.:52:25.

times, but the Man City captain is itching to get back onto the field

:52:26.:52:31.

and stay on it. You have to feel for him, the number of injuries he has

:52:32.:52:38.

had to contend with. In every game, he is in the audience even when he

:52:39.:52:44.

can't play. When he comes back, he Swans back in like he hasn't been

:52:45.:52:48.

away. He just doesn't stay fit enough for long enough. Aguero just

:52:49.:52:53.

lent into Nordtveit, hence the West Ham free kick.

:52:54.:52:59.

Still contesting those sorts of calls, even with his team 4-0 up and

:53:00.:53:12.

having got is customary goal. -- having got his customary goal. That

:53:13.:53:19.

ten men victory against Pep Guardiola -- Burnley, that showed

:53:20.:53:22.

they have got some character and fire and tonight they are back to

:53:23.:53:28.

their flowing best. Guardiola is feeling a lot better tonight and he

:53:29.:53:32.

was at the weekend. He is probably back in love with the game of

:53:33.:53:35.

football again, and I think the game is a lot better for him being in it.

:53:36.:53:40.

What he creates with his teams, it is almost an art form, the way he

:53:41.:53:45.

gets everybody's pass the ball, imagination. Not so great if you're

:53:46.:53:49.

a West Ham fan, but it gives you an idea of the way they have got to go

:53:50.:53:51.

to improve their game. I also think it's good that he

:53:52.:54:07.

hasn't just come here and ripped the Premier League apart. He has been

:54:08.:54:10.

successful in Germany and Spain. It says a lot about the Premier League

:54:11.:54:14.

that you just -- you don't just come here immediately and win everything.

:54:15.:54:25.

Are you getting the tube home, Martin? I don't think there will be

:54:26.:54:29.

a long queue by the time this finishes. No, there will be a bit

:54:30.:54:41.

less traffic on the roads. Sterling's was the fence. It's going

:54:42.:54:44.

to be a West Ham free kick and another change. The final one of the

:54:45.:54:49.

night. Antonio is off and Ashley Fletcher gets a run. The former

:54:50.:54:54.

Manchester United junior or rather got leapfrogged by Marcus Rashford

:54:55.:55:01.

at Old Trafford. His only goal for West Ham since making the move to

:55:02.:55:04.

the capital has been against his old team, United, in the AFL cup. --

:55:05.:55:15.

EFL. He has been a regular on the bench for West Ham all season. They

:55:16.:55:24.

tell me 12 months ago he was ahead of Rashford at Manchester United, so

:55:25.:55:28.

it has been quite a turnaround. He finds himself here. Antonio, I think

:55:29.:55:33.

it was the right call to take him off. He is such a gallant runner-up,

:55:34.:55:38.

a worker for his team. Rest him for another day. He played in every

:55:39.:55:41.

position, gives everything to the cause. Bundled over. West Ham

:55:42.:55:52.

supporters, those still here, are going to give plenty of backing to

:55:53.:55:56.

their team to try and get some sort of consolation. This is even too far

:55:57.:56:02.

out for Payet, surely, from here. Looking all around, sizing up what

:56:03.:56:25.

will be the best option. A superb free kick in the cut at Manchester

:56:26.:56:29.

United last March, but it wasn't quite this far away from goal. This

:56:30.:56:35.

one will be a chip for somebody else at the second run. It's a chip for

:56:36.:56:42.

nobody. That is West Ham's night. He might as well have had a shot, after

:56:43.:56:46.

that. He's trying to chip it and the Man City defence comes out very well

:56:47.:56:52.

and he's caught in two minds and has to adjust and it doesn't come off.

:56:53.:57:07.

Caballero, looking for Sagna. Too high for him, and now the final Man

:57:08.:57:18.

City substitution happening. A welcome back to action for someone

:57:19.:57:22.

who has been something of a forgotten man Fabian Delph is

:57:23.:57:26.

getting a man. He has only been off the bench twice in the Premier

:57:27.:57:29.

League this season. He has had a groin problem. Yaya Toure's number

:57:30.:57:36.

was up, but Michael Oliver is saying that City can delay the substitute

:57:37.:57:39.

because Sagna might need some more treatment. Well, they are just going

:57:40.:57:46.

to hold on, just for a moment. Pep Guardiola wants to get the thumbs up

:57:47.:57:52.

from Bacary Sagna first. I think it's a head injury, isn't it, Sagna?

:57:53.:58:07.

If Fabian Delph has played right back, he might be coming on there

:58:08.:58:13.

shortly. He just gets an arm in the face. I think he would go into

:58:14.:58:23.

midfield and Zabaleta would drop back, if Sagna needs to make way. A

:58:24.:58:30.

bit of boxing glue applied to the injury. You must have had a few of

:58:31.:58:37.

those. For sure, far too many of those. Centre forwards, putting

:58:38.:58:42.

their elbows in my face. Did you have any brushes with Slaven Bilic

:58:43.:58:47.

on the field? No, I left into Tony Adams. Everybody thought that Tony

:58:48.:58:52.

Adams scored it in 98, it was the one that set us on our way to win

:58:53.:58:57.

the double, in a Premier League match, and it came of Slaven Bilic's

:58:58.:59:02.

head. Quite pleased with that. I like the way you can't say "Double"

:59:03.:59:08.

without a big grin creeping across your face. All those years later. I

:59:09.:59:17.

remember it like it was yesterday. His team are going through to the

:59:18.:59:21.

fourth round of the FA Cup. And West Ham take the throw in, so that Delph

:59:22.:59:26.

still can't get onto the field. Toure continues for now.

:59:27.:59:45.

That's going to be added on to the end of the game and prolong the

:59:46.:59:50.

agony for West Ham. That's right, you just want it to end now if you

:59:51.:59:57.

are a West Ham player. Now Manchester City can make that

:59:58.:00:08.

change and it will be Toure to leave the field and Delph will return to

:00:09.:00:12.

action. He kicked it out himself, he wants to get off. He is going to

:00:13.:00:16.

have a massive part to play in the second half of this season. A great

:00:17.:00:20.

leader in there. Good relationship now with the manager, he is back in

:00:21.:00:24.

favour. They're all smiles, best of friends again. Certainly are. At the

:00:25.:00:28.

start of the season he was left out of the Champions League squad. It

:00:29.:00:31.

seemed he would be on his way. You can sure he will be in the squad for

:00:32.:00:41.

the last 16 when City play Monaco. Didn't pick him until November.

:00:42.:01:09.

Early bathn the right sense, substituted Toure.

:01:10.:01:20.

Payet still shows the skills, even if the game is lost. A moment of

:01:21.:01:26.

magic there, Payet. As far as the tie is concerned, it's

:01:27.:01:35.

a miracle now that is needed. We have seen it before, we have seen

:01:36.:01:58.

it in the Cup when a team was 3-0 down at half-time. I think once that

:01:59.:02:03.

third goal went in here that was it. There's never been a hint of any

:02:04.:02:07.

reaction. City have just purred for the whole night and controlled every

:02:08.:02:12.

department of the match. This is a real springboard for them for the

:02:13.:02:15.

rest of the season. Nolito had that dig that out from

:02:16.:02:35.

behind. If you are a City player now it's in

:02:36.:03:15.

these moments that you grow that extra armoury that there is a belief

:03:16.:03:19.

about the group. You can't recreate this on the training pitch. You do

:03:20.:03:24.

it here for real. It's been a stroll for them. Of course they've made

:03:25.:03:32.

their one big transfer window signing, we think, it was made at

:03:33.:03:42.

the start of August. The 19-year-old Brazilian striker to add more punch

:03:43.:03:53.

upfront. It gives him options. He wants options. They give you the

:03:54.:03:58.

belief to win games, centre-forwards.

:03:59.:04:30.

You wonder now will Guardiola stick with this formation? Had lots of

:04:31.:04:36.

changes this year. Last year, shall we say. Always has been his way.

:04:37.:04:42.

Yeah. Players enjoy that bit of stability, I think. Occasionally

:04:43.:04:48.

let's pick the same 11, the same system.

:04:49.:05:17.

Here is Fletcher. Nice foot work from Fletcher. But he

:05:18.:05:27.

is being ganged up on now. And he had no assistance. Aguero through

:05:28.:05:35.

the middle. Adrian doesn't get there. Stood up to stop ago in the

:05:36.:05:42.

end. That's going to be a corner. Aguero play it is off the back, off

:05:43.:05:47.

Nordtveit. Adrian appeals to all in front of him to keep going to limit

:05:48.:05:52.

any further damage. It's Aguero this time making the run

:05:53.:05:57.

from a Sterling pass. Those two have been really important tonight for

:05:58.:05:58.

City. Another foot from Adrian. Nolito to lift one over.

:05:59.:06:21.

Into John Stones! It's cleared off the line. No t has

:06:22.:06:26.

crossed the line. Michael Oliver points to the is there. -- to the

:06:27.:06:31.

centre. John Stones has his first Manchester City goal on a night

:06:32.:06:34.

where they've flown in for his team at the London Stadium.

:06:35.:06:42.

John Stones deserve that is tonight. He has had three headers that I have

:06:43.:06:47.

counted where he has got there first. This one he has done it

:06:48.:06:51.

again. Far too easy for him but he wants it more than anybody else.

:06:52.:06:57.

Attacks the ball really well. It's another in-swinger. You see that, he

:06:58.:07:05.

is first to the ball. Yes, no doubt about it over the line. Noble

:07:06.:07:14.

couldn't keep it out, instantly the signal went to the watch on Michael

:07:15.:07:19.

Oliver's wrist and he points to the middle and John Stones points to the

:07:20.:07:23.

sky. West Ham United 0, Manchester City 5.

:07:24.:07:31.

Incredible. For West Ham it's a similar feeling to that they will

:07:32.:07:36.

have had over a month ago when Arsenal scored the same number of

:07:37.:07:44.

goals here. They want to turn around, they might see a 6th! Well

:07:45.:07:49.

might they celebrate. It's really important, we talked about the

:07:50.:07:51.

ingredients, you have to score goals for your team, of course you make

:07:52.:07:59.

the clearances, but Stones has attacked every corner well. That's a

:08:00.:08:03.

big improvement from him. Sterling nearly got there in front

:08:04.:08:22.

of Adrian. You feel for the Spanish keeper.

:08:23.:08:29.

Kept out of the Premier League team lately. On his return tonight he is

:08:30.:08:30.

hit for five goals. Over towards Delph.

:08:31.:09:07.

Manchester City fans are jumping up and down, some watching the match,

:09:08.:09:10.

some not as their team threaten here. It's a horrible experience for

:09:11.:09:14.

West Ham in front of their own supporters. City are looking hungry

:09:15.:09:19.

again. It's Aguero! Enough behind it from Adrian to keep

:09:20.:09:25.

out the 6th goal, for now, at least. Just enjoying himself, Aguero. Goes

:09:26.:09:31.

nice and deep. Makes the run. Stealing the shot. Saved by the

:09:32.:09:38.

keeper. This really has been, and continues to be, a superlative

:09:39.:09:44.

Manchester City display. Who is next? Towards Stones.

:09:45.:09:55.

Nolito's effort blocked. Otamendi. Doesn't reach Aguero.

:09:56.:10:27.

John Stones deals with Fletcher. Payet demands that something is

:10:28.:10:32.

given. Michael Oliver not bothered by that one bit.

:10:33.:10:49.

West Ham fans have now left the proceedings, a lot of the fans. Been

:10:50.:10:56.

second best for all the evening, apart from the first 25 minutes or

:10:57.:11:02.

half an hour or so, until City got that penalty. It's almost been men

:11:03.:11:13.

against boys after that. The team is breezing through to the FA Cup

:11:14.:11:15.

fourth round. Garcia not close enough to Aguero.

:11:16.:11:31.

In goes Garcia to win the ball back for City.

:11:32.:11:39.

Such a contrast, West Ham playing in isolation. Everything is joined up

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for City, everybody moving off one another. Plenty of options on the

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ball. Here we are moving to the last

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minute of the 90. Who would be your Man of the Match choice tonight in a

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superb team display? There have been lots of good performances, Sterling,

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but Silva was magnificent tonight the way he pulled the strings in

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there. Ahead of De Bruyne for me, a wonderful player to watch and learn

:12:11.:12:13.

from, I am sure this man enjoys working with him. He is his kind of

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player. David Silva scored the third before half-time which effectively

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sealed the tie before it was halfway through.

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Payet to Cresswell. This is a real bonus for Pep

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Guardiola, progress through to the next round. Noble goes on a run.

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It's going to be a City throw. Progress through and he has been

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able to bring off Silva, De Bruyne, Toure, with minutes to spare and can

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look forward to a nine-day break before a trip to Goodison Park.

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Yeah, plenty of time to build on that, to enjoy it. He is used to

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that winter break, he didn't get it and he was almost at boiling point.

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It wasn't his finest hour, the interview he gave after the game,

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but I am sure he will be happy tonight. It's been a wonderful

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display from his team and good reaction. I am afraid as Nordtveit

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gets set to take the throw, we have a delay because we have a few jokers

:13:21.:13:23.

on the field, which is the last thing West Ham want.

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It's making everything last longer for them.

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That's a better shot. BOOING. That's what the West Ham

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supporters think about that. Michael Oliver decides that he

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doesn't have to prolong it any more. Full-time whistle sounds at the

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London Stadium. Pep Guardiola, a man who deals in

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trophies, and he has set his side off on the perfect start to traps

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winning another one because they have absolutely blown away West Ham

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tonight to book their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup. Both

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went strong, both named strong sides. Manchester City looked

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really, really strong from start to finish. They have breezed through

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with a final score at the London Stadium of West Ham 0, Manchester

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City 5. It was the first ever FA Cup tie

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played at the London Stadium, formerly the Olympic Stadium, and it

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happens to be the Hammers' biggest ever defeat at home in the

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competition's history. A desperate night for them and their supporters,

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who came and packed the stadium this evening, but a great night for Pep

:14:48.:14:53.

Guardiola, his first FA Cup tie and an emphatic victory. They played

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some terrific football at times. They were brilliant and West Ham

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could not live with them. Their passing, moving, one touch football,

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running in behind and movement off the ball was superb. Once they went

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1-0 up, it was alarming how the heads of West Ham went down. Pretty

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embarrassing. Slaven Bilic stood on the touchline for 90 minutes. He

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didn't show his responsibilities, unlike a lot of his players. Six

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defeats at home in all competitions this season. It's definitely an

:15:29.:15:32.

issue about this stadium at present, even if it's just in the mind. You

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can feel it in the stadium. Their performance was passive, it lacked

:15:39.:15:41.

confidence. The fans tried to get them going but there was a feeling

:15:42.:15:46.

that they are waiting for a bad turn and, as soon as it came, they threw

:15:47.:15:51.

the towel in. Very worrying for them. Upton Park is trending on

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Twitter. I can imagine. The stadium feels like a nice place to come and

:15:59.:16:02.

play, big and wide, and when you have got the players with the lack

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of intensity of the West Ham players, you got to get closer to

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seeing players like that. I understand moving to a new stadium

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is new for everyone, but you can't use that as an excuse for lack of

:16:17.:16:23.

passion and commitment. It goes for both sides. You can't use a new

:16:24.:16:28.

stadium as an excuse for that, because there was no response from

:16:29.:16:33.

any West Ham player tonight. You are sat in this brand-new stadium, 15

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minutes to go, and it's half empty. 57,000 beforehand, live on TV. An

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embarrassing night for West Ham. Do you sense that Slaven Bilic might be

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under the cosh a bit now? They haven't been back in the league of

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late, but a result like that...? At the moment, I don't think so. What

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he gained last year was the respect of global performance, but it

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doesn't look now like the problem is him. -- over performance. I think

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the problem is the players, on the pitch. It looks like they are

:17:08.:17:11.

shocking, but I think there is a lack of confidence. And then you

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look at their best player, who comes on at the end, the signs are that he

:17:16.:17:19.

might want to go and then you are really worried. A real confidence

:17:20.:17:24.

booster for Manchester City and Pep Guardiola. He was a bit prickly at

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the weekend. They were fantastic. You give a team like City that kind

:17:30.:17:33.

of time and space to play and they will cause you problems. Silva was

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Man of the Match, Sterling was brilliant today, and Yaya Toure was

:17:40.:17:42.

playing like he could play for another ten years in that position.

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Very comfortable for him. We can hear from one of the goal-scorers,

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John Stones, and one of the least busy people that entertained us this

:17:52.:17:56.

evening, Willy Caballero. A comfortable performance out there

:17:57.:17:59.

for you. You must have enjoyed being part of that. Definitely. I thought

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we moved the ball well. First and foremost, that got us the chances.

:18:06.:18:10.

We changed our system a bit today and played with a diamond. I thought

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it worked really well, with the front three of Raheem Sterling and

:18:17.:18:22.

so on. The overall performance was really good. To get a clean sheet as

:18:23.:18:26.

defenders, which we haven't had too many this season, we are thrilled. A

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clean sheet and a goal, your first in a City shirt. Must have been

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nice. It's been a long time coming! I should have scored a few in

:18:38.:18:41.

previous games. It's nice to get one in a special cup. Willie, when you

:18:42.:18:46.

come into games like this, how important is it as a goalkeeper to

:18:47.:18:51.

keep the goals out? Reid for all the team, it is very important. For all

:18:52.:18:57.

the team, it is very important. I think we will feel more better when

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we keep going this way. And I think we finish our complete performance

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tonight. How important was this performance and the result in the

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development of the team under Pep Guardiola? Every game is important.

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We have to start this cup against a big team with a history in this cup.

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It was a big game. And we started out very well. And I think, after

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the last game in the Premier League, it was very important to take a

:19:32.:19:37.

confidence that we can play in our game on in our way, and we really

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enjoyed the way that we finish. Well done, guys. Thank you. You can look

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back on all sorts of different games, but there is normally a

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defining moment that changes things, and it was definitely the penalty

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decision. Before that, it was relatively easily. There wasn't a

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lot in it. Gleaned from David Silva and a run from Zabaleta. The way it

:20:03.:20:06.

passed from Silva into Zabaleta, and I don't think that he went for the

:20:07.:20:15.

ball. But, Frank, you do. I do. I think it's a bit clumsy, the content

:20:16.:20:18.

is there. I agree it isn't clear-cut, but for me it is. From

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there on, it was a dominant performance from Man City, and it

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wasn't too long before the goals started. Even if it wasn't a

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penalty, which they may have complained about, they didn't have

:20:32.:20:35.

any reaction to it. So they can't complain. A fantastic ball right in

:20:36.:20:39.

that area where the defender and goalkeeper are in no man's land. You

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just need a forward and get on the end of it. In the end, the defender

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put it in. A brilliant ball. They deserved that. At this stage, you

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are seeing good players playing with great confidence. They have got the

:20:54.:20:57.

goals and their passing and movement. West Ham couldn't live

:20:58.:21:01.

with them. The third goal was another example of that. Terrible

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defending. They completely gave up here. You can't defend like that.

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Still a long way to go in the game, and that is gung ho to the extreme.

:21:13.:21:16.

Again, talking that runners, an easy goal in the end when you get to that

:21:17.:21:21.

stage. This is pure class. That is what David Silva is all about. Quite

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rightly Man of the Match, and that moment sums him up. He was brilliant

:21:26.:21:30.

tonight, the way he controlled the ball, and his passing and movement,

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superb. He is a delightful footballer. There are four of us in

:21:36.:21:38.

this room and we all quite like the feeling of scoring goals. Also, when

:21:39.:21:43.

your team starts to bag a few and you haven't got one! I suspect

:21:44.:21:50.

Sergio Aguero is of the same ilk. Even before, he was thinking, it 3-0

:21:51.:21:55.

and he ain't on the sheet yet! When you look at how much space Yaya

:21:56.:22:03.

had... Equals into him. The touch is brilliant. If you look at it from

:22:04.:22:07.

this angle, he takes it off luckily. Beautiful. That sort of sound West

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Ham up. They were a second late to everything. By the time they

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realised they were in trouble and make the effort to close the ball

:22:18.:22:21.

down, it was too late. You can't give good players that amount of

:22:22.:22:26.

time and space. Looking at that again with Aguero, he mis-hit that,

:22:27.:22:30.

Yaya Toure, and Aguero's instinct was to go where the ball was going.

:22:31.:22:36.

That's unbelievable. You can't teach it. You don't need to. I know full

:22:37.:22:39.

well you're thinking! John Stones, what do you make of his

:22:40.:22:56.

progress? He scored his first goal for Manchester City delight, giving

:22:57.:22:59.

him more confidence. He kind of divides opinion. I like him and I

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want to like him. He is a defender that we are looking for for England

:23:04.:23:09.

and Manchester City, and the way he plays, there have been times this

:23:10.:23:12.

season where he is so relaxed on the ball, you want him to show a bit

:23:13.:23:16.

more urgency and be more careful. There are times when he defends, as

:23:17.:23:20.

he did with a couple of West Ham chances, and you want them to be

:23:21.:23:24.

more active and get tighter. But that goal and give him confidence.

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His first goal of the season, and that will give him confidence go

:23:28.:23:32.

forward. I bet you wish you had had goal-line technology! I think we all

:23:33.:23:39.

do. How far are City off being the real deal? How many players do they

:23:40.:23:45.

need to bring in? I think three, a goalkeeper and another forward, in

:23:46.:23:48.

case anything happens to Aguero, and another defender. They've got a

:23:49.:23:53.

goalkeeper. I sent that might not happen. Full-backs, they could

:23:54.:24:03.

invest in. In terms of the title race, are they still in it? They

:24:04.:24:07.

have so much quality in their side, you can't write them off. At the

:24:08.:24:12.

start of the season, they won ten games, bang. If you wanted to add to

:24:13.:24:16.

it, it's quite difficult in this transfer window. It is but, from

:24:17.:24:21.

being at Man City for a year, I know the owners and they will back him.

:24:22.:24:26.

They had four at the back today and I think it suits them. When they go

:24:27.:24:30.

to three, they might be expansive on the ball, but they give holes behind

:24:31.:24:36.

them. In terms of West Ham, they have got to kind of stopped the rot

:24:37.:24:41.

here, and today. They've got to start winning games on a regular

:24:42.:24:45.

basis at home. Absolutely. I don't think they are in any real danger of

:24:46.:24:50.

being relegated, they are better than that, but they have to show

:24:51.:24:53.

more urgency and passion and more of a reaction when things are not going

:24:54.:24:58.

right for them, because that would be the most disturbing thing

:24:59.:25:01.

tonight, when the first goal went in, you could really see their heads

:25:02.:25:06.

going down. The manager is standing on the touchline, urging his players

:25:07.:25:10.

along. As I said, he didn't walk away from the crowd. It would be

:25:11.:25:14.

easy for him to go and sit back in his dugout, but he stood out there,

:25:15.:25:19.

taking the stick from the fans, but he has to get something better from

:25:20.:25:24.

the players on the pitch. They are said to have made offers for Jermain

:25:25.:25:28.

Defoe and Robert Snodgrass. But it's hard to prise them away, because

:25:29.:25:33.

those teams need them. Teams that generally get sucked in, and they

:25:34.:25:37.

could do, they need goal-scorers to get results. Jermain Defoe has done

:25:38.:25:43.

for Sunderland and maybe he could do here. The expectation is high I

:25:44.:25:46.

suppose because of how they performed last season so, this

:25:47.:25:49.

season, ring just above the relegation zone, there is a bit more

:25:50.:25:54.

fear and disappointment. -- hover just above. Also that they are

:25:55.:26:00.

losing at home. You have to look at their main players. Antonio seems to

:26:01.:26:04.

have picked up from where he left off last season, but it's strange to

:26:05.:26:10.

see Dimitri Payet coming on at 4-0. Is the manager tried to prove a

:26:11.:26:14.

point, bringing a forward on at 4-0 at home? He is saying, I'm the boss?

:26:15.:26:21.

It felt like that, because it seemed strange to bring him on. Rest in. He

:26:22.:26:26.

is an integral player who needs to do a lot more for them. -- rest him.

:26:27.:26:34.

Were they right to come to this particular stadium? 20,000 more

:26:35.:26:40.

supporters, a beautiful ground... The of a lifetime, wasn't it? They

:26:41.:26:43.

literally got for peanuts, in respect of what they should be pain.

:26:44.:26:51.

Here is Pep Guardiola. A comfortable night, but what please choose the

:26:52.:26:59.

most? They win, of course. -- what pleased you the most. Finally, we

:27:00.:27:05.

were able to keep the ball more than the last games, it was almost

:27:06.:27:10.

impossible, so we played much better in that sense. We created chances

:27:11.:27:15.

and conceded few. For the penalty, we had three or four chances. After,

:27:16.:27:21.

OK, the second and third goal, it was easy for the second half. How

:27:22.:27:27.

important was it for you in this competition to put in a performance

:27:28.:27:30.

like that and show everybody else that you are serious and want to win

:27:31.:27:35.

this trophy? It is always important, FA Cup first round, West Ham, but

:27:36.:27:42.

hopefully it can make us help to make our players believe us that

:27:43.:27:45.

they are good enough to play every game and Triumph, in both our fans

:27:46.:27:52.

and the people in Manchester, they can believe that we are good. Then

:27:53.:27:57.

they know what happened in the past, but so we are the good guys, so they

:27:58.:28:03.

bore the season are going to fight a lot, playing good. -- all the

:28:04.:28:08.

season. They have to believe they are able to compete wherever,

:28:09.:28:16.

whatever team. Well done. Pep Guardiola. We are just about out of

:28:17.:28:21.

time. Frank, before you go, what are your plans? Are you going to play,

:28:22.:28:27.

go into management, TV? I don't know. I enjoyed this tonight. At the

:28:28.:28:33.

moment, I'm keeping fit. If I play again, it has to be completely right

:28:34.:28:36.

for me. I had a good, long career, so it has to be the right choice.

:28:37.:28:41.

I'm relaxed about it and we will see full thank you very much. We are out

:28:42.:28:47.

of time in a stadium famous for super Saturday. For West Ham

:28:48.:28:50.

tonight, it was a frightful Friday. Farewell. Third-round weekend starts

:28:51.:28:53.

here. The start of the road to Wembley for

:28:54.:29:06.

the top two tier teams of the country, and one of the biggest will

:29:07.:29:10.

go no further than this. That was a risky one and it is a penalty for

:29:11.:29:14.

City. Here comes Yaya Toure. Emphatic penalty. Sterling! What a

:29:15.:29:21.

goal! David Silva! It is three for Manchester City. Toure, turned in

:29:22.:29:27.

for number four. And Aguero celebrates. Into John Stones! West

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Ham United U Merrick zero, Manchester City 5.

:29:33.:29:34.

We're looking for someone who can sing, someone who can move.

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