2018/19 English Carabao Cup, Fourth Round
  • Brahim Díaz (18', 65')

Brahim Diaz nets twice as Manchester City see off Fulham in Carabao Cup

Manchester City beat Fulham in their Carabao Cup round-of-16 match on Thursday by a 2-0 scoreline that belied the one-sided nature of the contest.

The home side took the lead in the 18th minute when the ball fell to Brahim Diaz, whose first-time shot took a deflection and went right into the back of Sergio Rico's net.

City had two chances to double their lead before the break, but Phil Foden's glancing header from a Kevin De Bruyne cross went just wide of the far post and Gabriel Jesus mishit his shot from close range after a mazy run through the Fulham defence.

Diaz netted his second in the 65th minute, pouncing on a rebound after Jesus hit the post from a tight angle and smashing it past Rico to make it 2-0.

Man City will face the winner of the postponed round-of-16 match between Leicester City and Southampton, which takes place on Nov. 27.