Sané and Foden send City through as dogged Newport are finally downed

“We couldn’t, could we?” wrote Michael Flynn, Newport County’s manager, in the match programme. No, ultimately, was the answer but Newport gave it one hell of a go on a day that will live long in the memory for every one of their supporters, in particular that moment when Pádraig Amond pulled a goal back with two minutes remaining and the League Two club dared to dream.

It was 2-1 at that point and there was a flicker of hope that disappeared just as quickly as it arrived. Phil Foden, who was the standout player on a pudding of a pitch, scored the second of his two goals in the 89th minute with a splendid left-footed shot and it was then left to Riyad Mahrez to add a fourth deep in injury time.

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