Found April 15, 2013 on
Maybe it was the glaring difference in player sizes, or even just the fact that a smaller offensive player was trying to do something he is never really expected to do that well anyway (tackle successfully)… but dangerous play + intent needs to be met with swift consequences every time.
Aguero will likely escape a retrospective carding, due to a foul (and no card) already being called for the tackle during the match, but suspension seems a likely course of action after viewing the replay. Sergio’s stomp after the jump:
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David Luiz has urged Sergio Aguero to apologize for the incident during yesterday's FA Cup semi-final that left him with stud marks on his back.
Aguero scored City's winner in their 2-1 Wembley triumph but his second-half challenge on Luiz left a sour taste as he jumped on the Chelsea defender's back.
And whilst Luiz did not condemn Aguero, he did claim if the striker...
Chelsea defender David Luiz has accepted Sergio Aguero's apology following the Argentinian's two-footed challenge on Sunday.
City striker Sergio Aguero wrote on his official Twitter account: "I've contacted @DavidLuiz-4 and apologized for what happened during the match. It was an impulse reaction that shouldn't have happened."
Luiz responded: "Thank...
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will face no action for his two-footed challenge on Chelsea's David Luiz.
The Football Association has confirmed that the Argentina striker will not be charged retrospectively for the incident in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.
It follows confirmation that referee Chris Foy had at least seen part of the incident and acted on...
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has apologized to David Luiz for his ugly two-footed stamp on the back of the Chelsea defender's thighs during Sunday's FA Cup semifinal at Wembley Stadium.
Aguero says in a Twitter post that he has contacted Luiz to say sorry for the 85th-minute tackle in City's 2-1 win, adding that it was an ''impulse reaction that shouldn...
Manchester City reached the FA Cup final by beating defending champion Chelsea 2-1 in a free-flowing game at Wembley on Sunday to maintain its only remaining hope for a trophy this season.
City dominated much of the first hour and went 2-0 up through goals by Samir Nasri and Sergio Aguero, before Demba Ba pulled Chelsea back into the game with an acrobatic finish in the 66th.
Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard admits he and his team-mates were 'frightened' of Manchester City during their FA Cup semi-final defeat on Sunday.
The Blues fell 2-0 behind to the reigning Premier League champions at Wembley following Samir Nasri's first-half strike and a Sergio Aguero goal two minutes after the break.
Rafael Benitez's men threatened a comeback when...
The two FA Cup semifinals could hardly have been more different. On Saturday, Wigan Athletic saw off Millwall in a game notable far less for what happened on the pitch than for the violence off it ; on Sunday, Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-1 in a minor classic, a thrilling game played out in spring sunshine before a packed stadium of passionate but well-behaved fans.