Man City vs. Newport delivered on all accounts, as Pep Guardiola's team showed class, Newport showed fight and the FA Cup again showed its magic.
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Manchester City, Brighton and Millwall all ran out winners in Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie action.
Man City were given a scare by Newport but second-half goals from Leroy Sane, Phil Foden and Riyad Mahrez sent Man City through in the FA Cup.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger's lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian's form
Surface at Newport's Rodney Parade stadium, which is also used by two rugby union clubs, has bare and muddy patches in some areas.
Man City's trip to Newport will be a culture shock for the Premier League champions, but it will be everything to the League Two minnows.
Newport goalkeeper Joe Day had to run off the pitch at full-time to be with his wife who was giving birth after the 2-0 win over Middlesbrough.
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