Manchester Metropolis striker Sergio Aguero struck a Wigan Athletic fan and needed to be held again by assistant supervisor Mikel Arteta as tensions boiled over after his crew’s shock FA Cup exit on Monday night time.
Wigan followers invaded the pitch on the DW Stadium on the full-time whistle after Will Grigg’s winner had sealed victory for the League One facet.
However Aguero reacted furiously to the celebrations of 1 supporter, hitting out at him with a swipe of his proper arm after which chasing him down earlier than Arteta intervened.
Sergio Aguero struck a supporter after Manchester Metropolis’s shock FA Cup exit on Monday night time
A fuming Aguero needed to be held again by a gaggle together with Metropolis teaching employees member
Aguero tried to make his method off the DW Stadium pitch as Wigan followers have a good time their victory
Metropolis supporters have been refrained from the pitch by police and promoting hoardings from the away finish have been thrown within the course of officers after the sport.
Wigan chairman David Sharpe advised Newpaper24 Radio 5Live: ‘In all probability, we are going to get in bother. It is not likely proper what has gone on nevertheless it’s the feelings of soccer.
‘I am unable to blame the soccer followers however I do not like taunting the opposition after a win. There shall be loads of events the place they’ll taunt us and we would not prefer it so it is not good however I can perceive why.’
Pep Guardiola was additionally concerned in a livid row, with the Metropolis boss having a tunnel bust-up with Wigan supervisor Paul Prepare dinner.
Will Grigg scored a shocking late breakaway purpose as Wigan repeated their shock 2013 remaining victory over Metropolis in a fiery fifth-round tie on the DW Stadium, profitable 1-Zero.
Whereas heading again in direction of the away dressing room, Aguero reacted furiously to a fan
The striker was clearly offended and chased after the fan earlier than Metropolis teaching employees intervened
A member of Metropolis’s teaching employees drags Aguero away to try to calm the state of affairs down
The primary speaking level got here on the stroke of half-time as Metropolis’s Fabian Delph was controversially despatched off and an irate Guardiola turned embroiled in a touchline argument with Prepare dinner.
The pair continued their row within the tunnel because the groups left the sector at half-time and so they needed to be separated by colleagues.
In any case Guardiola’s current complaints about unhealthy tackles on his gamers, Delph was dismissed for sliding in on Max Energy.
But, regardless of their numerical drawback, Metropolis solely had themselves in charge for spurning a bunch of possibilities in opposition to the League One facet.
Mikel Arteta (R) additionally needed to intervene and helped Aguero off the pitch following the incident
The Argentine minimize a dejected determine following Metropolis’s shock FA Cup defeat on Monday night time
Grigg made them pay within the 79th minute as Latics secured one other well-known victory over Metropolis following their 2013 success and one other within the quarter-finals the next yr.
In opposition to the chances, it’s now they who go ahead to a last-eight tie with Southampton and never the runaway Premier League leaders.
Including to Guardiola’s frustration might need been unhealthy tackles on Sergio Aguero and Danilo by Dan Burn and Gavin Massey respectively, however his crew additionally lacked a leading edge.
They dominated possession all through however couldn’t take benefit — and the frustration was clear to see after the full-time whistle.
A chunk of the promoting hoardings is thrown within the course of police on the DW Stadium
Will Grigg (left) scored a dramatic late winner as Wigan beat Manchester Metropolis within the FA Cup