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On This Day – March 18: City beat Derby to reach the 1933 FA Cup final

On March 18 in City history…

1933: Manchester City beat Derby County 3-1 in the semi final of the FA Cup before a crowd of 51,961. Goals from Fred Tilson, Ernie Toseland and Jimmy McMullan sent the Blues to the final, where they would suffer a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Everton.

2015: City are once again knocked out of the Champions League by Barcelona, thanks to a solitary strike from midfielder Ivan Rakitic. It was a night in which Sergio Aguero missed a crucial penalty, as the Blues’ hopes of reaching the quarter finals were shattered by formidable opposition.

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