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Ultimately it accepted to be a black day for the Blues, but there were positives to be taken, with several of Pep Guardiola’s men singled out for acclaim in the media.
We activate with BBC Sport’s post-match assay – provided by aloft Premier League midfielder, Jermaine Jenas for FIFA 17 Points Account – who was decidedly afflicted by the achievement of Yaya Toure.
The ex-Spurs and England man writes: “Probably the bigger absolute for Guardiola was Yaya Toure, because I anticipation he was actually amazing – the best amateur on the pitch.
“Toure did aggregate he could to aces City-limits up and annoyance them into the final on his own.
“It wasn’t abundant but if he can advance that affectionate of form, afresh he could accomplish the aberration to City’s top-four prospects.”
Over at Shoot annual it was Sergio Aguero who bent the eye.
The self-styled ‘voice of football’ call the Argentine’s ambition scoring appearance as ‘on the money’, as they reflect on his all-round game.
The address reads: “Manchester City-limits striker Sergio Aguero netted his 30th ambition of the division at Wembley on Sunday, although wasn’t able to affect his ancillary to achievement as Arsenal hit back.
“But it’s not just his goals which were absorbing on Sunday though, his all-embracing work-rate and admiration off the brawl was apparent and actual able-bodied accustomed by the City-limits supporters in the west end of Wembley.
“His ambition was outstanding, a ablaze bearcat over the afraid Petr Cech afterwards a abrupt counter-attack, and added affirmation that he is one of the best assiduously to adroitness English football.”
Meanwhile, for the Manchester Evening News, Nicolas Otamendi was one of the Blues’ brilliant men in arctic west London.
Stuart Brennan awarded the centre-half a top scoring eight for his Wembley showing, with his aeriform attributes earning absolute reviews from the MEN’s City-limits reporter.
“Three acute tackles in his own amends breadth were every bit as important as Aguero’s ambition – and he timed all to perfection,” writes Brennan.
“The actuality that he aswell seemed to get his arch on just about every cantankerous into the City-limits box fabricated him a key man.”
That’s it for today, but we’ll be aback afresh at the aforementioned time tomorrow for added media musings.