Manchester City Defeats Stoke 1-0 in Fourth Round of F.A. Cup

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Manchester City beat Stoke 1-0 in a all-Premier League matchup in the fourth round of English soccer’s F.A. Cup.

Pablo Zabaleta’s goal with five minutes remaining sent City into the final 16 of England’s top club competition. City had been winless in its last six visits to Britannia Stadium in Stoke, including a 3-1 F.A. Cup loss in 2010.

Ten more matches are scheduled for today, including Manchester United hosting Fulham and Arsenal visiting Brighton.

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