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Social media reaction to Manchester City's Capital One Cup triumph over Everton

28 January 2016

Manchester City fought back from behind to defeat Everton and progress to the 2016 Capital One Cup Final, and the City players took to social media to express their delight!

Everton held a 3-1 aggregate lead at one point in the tie but City staged a fantastic comeback to win 4-3, and defender Nicolas Otamendi tweeted an image of the City celebrations, as he looks ahead to his first Final in English football.

Read more: Manchester City fight back to reach Capital One Cup Final

Excelente juego. La final nos espera! 👆 Excellent game. The final awaits us! 👆

— Nicolas Otamendi (@Notamendi30) January 27, 2016
The crucial goal came from a reliable source - Sergio Aguero - and the Argentine striker relived the moment that sent City to Wembley on his Instagram account, which can be viewed by clicking here.

Aguero's international compatriot Pablo Zabaleta paid tribute to the Manchester City faithful, who will head back to Wembley to see if the club can lift the trophy for the fourth time in their history.

We're going back to Wembley for another final. Thanks to all the Man City fans for the incredible support tonight, you were amazing! @MCFC

— Pablo Zabaleta (@pablo_zabaleta) January 27, 2016
Francis Lee, a club legend who played for City during the first of their League Cup triumphs, was proud of the performance, and it seems a rather famous fan is looking forward to a trip to the national stadium too...

Great spirit and fight to turn that around @MCFC ! Next stop @wembleystadium !!!!!

— Franny Lee (@FrannyLee7) January 27, 2016


— Liam Gallagher (@liamgallagher) January 27, 2016
Everton put up a great fight over the two legs, and the club thanked their travelling faithful for their support as they narrowly missed out on next month's showpiece.

Full time. Everton are defeated 4-3 on aggregate. However, a huge thank you to the 7,292 travelling Blues for your fantastic support.

— Everton (@Everton) January 27, 2016
The Final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday 28th February. Manchester City fans will be seated in the East End of the stadium, with approximately 31,500 seats allocated.

Read more: Capital One Cup 2016 - Key Information

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