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City's focus will now switch to the second leg of their EFL Cup semi-final against Manchester United, with Guardiola's side leading 3-1 from the first fixture. Fulham, meanwhile, face Huddersfield Town in their next Championship outing.
Game over at the Etihad Stadium, although in all honesty this match was over as soon as Ream saw red and Gundogan slotted in that early penalty. Bernardo Silva added a superb second before, in the space of a few minutes, Jesus doubled City’s tally as the holders eased into round five.
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FULL TIME: Manchester City 4-0 Fulham.
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Cancelo really looks to be in a lot of pain now, after Bryan – who has received a booking – accidentally scraped the back of the City defender's heel. He is now receiving treatment.
Having won the set-piece, Foden takes it, but his effort is blocked by the wall as this game enters the final minute of normal time.
Foden displays brilliant skill and balance to get away from Johansen. The Fulham midfielder is not happy at being made a fool of, though, and lashes out, conceding a free-kick.
Sterling gets on the end of a long ball from deep, but before he can get the ball out of his feet, Odoi is on hand to make an excellent tackle.
Thanks to his brace, Jesus now has 56 goals and 17 assists in 78 starts for City in all competitions.
A final change for Fulham as youngster Jasper comes on in place of Kongolo.
There were just 163 seconds between City's third and fourth goals.
B. De Cordova-Reid
While Onomah has been passed fit to continue, Fulham have made another change, with Odoi replacing De Cordova-Reid.
Onomah is down and requires treatment, giving Fulham's players some time to regroup after Jesus' quickfire double.
GOAL! JESUS HAS HIS SECOND! It's 4-0 now to City, as Fulham again play their way into trouble. Foden's initial effort is saved, but Jesus is well placed to nod in on the rebound.
Guardiola's third and final alteration sees Rodri come on for his FA Cup debut, replacing Gundogan.
A double change now for City. First, Stones come on in place of Otamendi.
GOAL! JESUS MAKES IT 3-0 TO CITY! Finally, the hosts have their third, as David Silva robs Kongolo of possession deep in Fulham's half. Cancelo then floats in a cross to the back post, and Jesus is on hand to head home, though the goal only stands after a needlessly long VAR check for offside.
Cancelo has impressed today and now gets an assist to his name, having put in a delightful cross for Jesus.
Cancelo attempts to inject some pace into City’s attack with a burst down the right, but Bryan does well to get himself across and block off the full-back’s run.
Twenty minutes remain and still City press for a third, and still they are kept at bay by Fulham. Guardiola's side have just not clicked into gear enough so far today and the atmosphere at the Etihad is rather subdued.
A first change for Fulham. Cairney is on, with Cavaleiro – who will surely be crucial in Fulham's push for promotion – handed a rest.
Otamendi should do better after he meets a corner, but the Argentina international heads over from the centre of the area. Moments later, Angelino gets the better of Christie only to skew his cross, though had it dipped a bit quicker, Rodak could well have been in bother.
City ask for a penalty after Cancelo is bundled into by Bryan. The officials have checked the incident on VAR, though, and no spot-kick is awarded.
Fulham have a rare opportunity to venture forward, as Reid – who has worked hard to no reward – finds Cavaleiro. The winger in turn tries to find Onomah, but he is unable to reach the pass before Cancelo.
What a tackle from Kongolo! Onomah gives away the ball needlessly and then fails to track his runner, allowing David Silva to thread a sublime ball into Jesus. He looks all set to slot in, but Kongolo rushes across to make a brilliant challenge.
OFF THE BAR! That is so close to a third for City, as David Silva plays a brilliant pass through to Sterling, who hammers a powerful strike at goal. Rodak is beaten, but the ball clips away off the top of the woodwork.
City are camping on the edge of Fulham's area, but so far since the restart the visitors have done well to close down the space and press back. Though this game is all but over, it would seem, it is a good opportunity for Parker to see how much resilience his side can offer defensively.
David Silva takes a sublime touch to take a ball which was fizzed into him under his spell. However, Hector scampers over to prevent the playmaker getting his shot away.
Here is that City change, as Guardiola seemingly looks to rotate his squad and hand Mahrez a rest, with Sterling – who has of course played in most matches himself – coming on.
Cancelo goes for goal from distance, but his effort is blocked. It now looks like City are preparing a change.
A chance straight away for City, as Mahrez cuts in on his left foot but, with the goal gaping, the Algeria international thrashes his strike over.
The second half is up and running. City lead 10-man Fulham 2-0.
Ream's red card was his first in 306 appearances in English football and Fulham really have little chance. For Parker, it is a case of damage limitation in the second half, with Cavaleiro, De Cordova-Reid and Onomah having hardly been involved so far. Guardiola, meanwhile, will want his side to be slightly more clinical with the chances they are creating.
Well, it all went wrong extremely quickly for Fulham, who had their captain Ream sent off early on, with Gundogan slotting home the resultant penalty. Bernardo Silva then whipped in a delightful second, with City in complete control as they cruise towards the fourth round.
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HALF-TIME: Manchester City 2-0 Fulham.
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City are on the hunt for a third before half-time, as Angelino drills in a low cross. Jesus was waiting for it, but Hector makes a timely block.
With his earlier assist for Bernardo, Foden has been directly involved in eight goals in his last eight starts for City in all competitions.
Bryan is back on the pitch and play has continued, with three minutes remaining until the break.
More worry for Fulham, as Bryan is down and requires treatment.
City have won their last seven FA Cup matches, scoring 30 goals – though that tally is now at 32, of course – and conceding just four since a 1-0 defeat to Wigan in February 2018.
City are in complete control and have really been in no real danger at the other end. A comedy of errors sees both sides concede possession in quick succession, before Mahrez attempts to prod through a pass for Jesus, but Christie clears.
Each of Bernardo Silva's last two goals for City have been from outside the box – having scored just two of his previous 27 from outside the area.
Cancelo tries his luck from range, but his strike – which did look set to trouble Rodak – takes a deflection and heads out for a corner, which City fail to make anything of.
Gundogan takes the free-kick, but the wall stands firm. Hector took the strike in the face, by the looks of it, and the referee pauses play in case the defender needs any treatment. However, the ex-Chelsea man is fine to carry on.
It’s not getting any easier for Fulham, as Johansen concedes a free-kick around 25 yards out. Gundogan and Mahrez stand over it…
With his earlier penalty, Gundogan has been directly involved in eight goals in just five FA Cup appearances at the Etihad Stadium, scoring once and providing seven assists.
CHANCE! That really should be three! Foden finds himself unmarked in the box, but flashes a first-time effort over from around 12 yards out.
Bernardo's goal is City's 100th in all competitions this season. They are the first team in the top five European leagues to reach that mark.
Foden picked out a sharp pass to Bernardo, though it is the goalscorer who must take all the credit, what with his quick footwork and unerringly accurate finish.
WHAT A GOAL! BERNARDO MAKES IT 2-0! That is an exquisite goal from the Portugal international who, after receiving a pass from Foden, twists and turns away from a crowd of defenders before whipping home a fantastic finish into the bottom-right corner.
Wide from Foden! A mistake from Hector puts Fulham on the back foot as City counter, with Foden charging down the left and wasting no time in shooting. However, he just slices across the ball, sending his strike wide and into the crowd.
SO CLOSE! Another incredibly slick move from City as Bernardo and Silva combine to put through Mahrez. He slams a first-time cross into the six-yard box, but Foden is just unable to get on the end of it.
Wonderful skill from Mahrez, who toys with several Fulham defenders before getting a shot off, with Rodak getting down sharply to make a fine save.
CLOSE! City immediately look to press home their advantage, as Angelino lashes a strike goalwards from the corner of the box. The full-back gets plenty of power behind it, but it soars just over the bar.
Ream has put Fulham in an incredibly difficult position, though the defender was stuck between a rock and a hard place in some senses, given Jesus would have been through on goal had he not been stopped.
GOAL! CITY GO 1-0 UP! Calm and composed from Gundogan, who makes no mistake with a neat, crisp finish into the left-hand corner.
PENALTY TO CITY! What a horror start for Fulham and captain Ream, who has seen red for dragging down Jesus. Well, an uphill challenge has surely become a near impossible one now, as Gundogan steps up to take the spot-kick.
Bryan gets dragged inside as David Silva charges forward through the middle, allowing Mahrez to drift wide into plenty of space. He curls in a cross towards the far post, but Rodak rushes off his line to claim it.
January 10, 1914 was the last time these teams met in this famous cup competition, with City 2-0 victors on that occasion.
Fulham will attempt to play their way out from the back, but Ream hesitates on the ball and allows David Silva to intercept. He lays it off to Mahrez, but the winger can’t get his shot off, with the visitors just about managing to clear their lines.
KICK-OFF! Fulham, in their red and white away strip, get proceedings up and running in this cup tie.
The teams are out and we’re almost ready for kick-off!
Promotion back to the Premier League is Fulham’s priority this term, but Parker has only made four changes. With top scorer Aleksandar Mitrovic still out injured, Reid continues up top along with and Onomah and Cavaleiro, whose pace should cause City problems. The alterations come in midfield, with all of Cairney, Harry Arter and McDonald dropping out, while debutant Kongolo has replaced Odoi in defence.
FULHAM SUBS: Marcus Bettinelli, Denis Odoi, Kevin McDonald, Tom Cairney, Luca De La Torre, Sylvester Jasper, Jay Stansfield.
FULHAM (3-4-3): Marek Rodak; Terence Kongolo, Michael Hector, Tim Ream; Cyrus Christie, Steven Sessegnon, Stefan Johansen, Joe Bryan; Ivan Cavaleiro, Bobby De Cordova-Reid, Josh Onomah.
Guardiola has made seven changes in total from the side that started against Sheffield United in midweek, though City are certainly not noticeably weaker for it. If needed, they have an abundance of world class talent available on the bench.
MAN CITY SUBS: John Stones, Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne, Ederson.
MAN CITY (4-3-3): Claudio Bravo; Joao Cancelo, Eric Garcia, Nicolas Otamendi, Angelino; Phil Foden, Ilkay Gundogan, David Silva; Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva.
Fulham, however, are sure to offer a tough opposition today. Scott Parker’s side have played some slick stuff in the second tier this term and currently sit third, though a three-match winning streak was ended when they drew at Charlton Athletic last time out.
Pep Guardiola's side have won six of their last seven matches in all competitions. While the Premier League title race looks to be all but over, with Liverpool so far ahead, City are still in the hunt to retain both domestic cups, while their focus will soon switch to the Champions League.
City met Fulham three times in total last season, winning their league matches 3-0 and 2-0, while also claiming a 2-0 win on their way to the EFL Cup title. However, today’s clash is the first FA Cup match between the sides in 106 years.
Hello! Welcome to live coverage of the FA Cup fourth round, as the holders Manchester City welcome Fulham to the Etihad Stadium.