Aguero hopes for Chelsea treble

The Manchester City striker is hoping to beat the Londoners for the third time this season, as the reigning Premier League champions look to claim a place in the FA Cup final
Sergio Aguero is hoping to replicate last August's victory in the Community Shield againstChelsea, as the Manchester City striker looks to add the FA Cup to his trophy collection.

Aguero is wary of the threat which Chelsea can pose, but feels that Manchester City should have enough quality to fight off any potential threat to its FA Cup dreams.

“We’ve had three close games against Chelsea already this season and we expect the same again on Sunday,” Aguero told City's official site.

“We'll go out looking to win like we did earlier this season when we faced them in the Community Shield and at home in the Premier League – it goes without saying we hope the result is the same this time around.

“I think that Chelsea's current manager is trying to use a patient approach to open teams up rather than utilize the counter-attack. It's probably going to be a very open game and the team who keeps their head at the crucial moments will win.”

Even though the game is a semifinal, Aguero believes that the stadium and stature of the competition makes the match feel even more pressurized.

“Wembley is major stadium to play football in and a great stage for players to show what they are capable of,” he said.

“Even though this is a semifinal, which already ensures it will be a thrilling game; it feels more like a final because of what is at stake."

This season, City has already defeated Chelsea 3-2 at Villa Park in the Community Shield curtain-raiser, drawn 0-0 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League and won 2-0 in the return League game at the Etihad.

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