City boss Pep Guardiola labelled talk of a quadruple as "fantasy"
earlier in the week, but after cruising into the League Cup final in
midweek, the English champions are in contention for a clean sweep of
trophies as they challenge Liverpool in the Premier League and face
Schalke in the last 16 of the Champions League.
"It is very difficult when teams like this play the way they do,"
said Burnley boss Sean Dyche. "Who is going to stop them winning
everything if they are in that mood?"
The defeat left Burnley to concentrate on their bid for survival in
the top flight as City stretched their remarkable run of late to 28
goals and none conceded in their last six games.
"Everybody wants to play and you have to play good when they do because the others are at a high level," said Guardiola.
Gabriel Jesus continued his hot streak with a fine individual run and
powerful finish past Nick Pope to open the scoring with his eighth goal
in five games.
Burnley wasted a great chance to level when Matej Vydra fired wide
with just Ederson to beat and within seconds Bernardo Silva's deflected
effort gave City breathing space.
Kevin de Bruyne's brilliant free-kick then made it 3-0 and another
wicked delivery from the Belgian forced Kevin Long to turn into his own
net for the fourth before Sergio Aguero rounded off the scoring from the
Wolves knocked out
Premier League leaders Liverpool in the last round, but needed a late
fightback from 2-0 down to avoid the shock of the day at New Meadow.
"It's real mixed emotions. I base myself on performances and that was
very, very good but I am disappointed not to win the game," said
Shrewsbury manager Sam Ricketts.
Rangers loanee Greg Docherty smashed the third-tier side into the lead just two minutes into the second-half.
Luke Waterfall gave the Shrews a two-goal lead 19 minutes from time with a towering header from a corner.
They needed that cushion as Raul Jimenez came off the bench to give
the Wolves a lifeline and Matt Doherty levelled three minutes into
stoppage time to save Nuno Espirito Santo's side.
"Sometimes the games can be like this and require extra effort," said
the Portuguese coach. "They were well organised, they fought and were
One League One side will be in the next round after a late Ben Whiteman penalty earned Doncaster a 2-1 win over Oldham.
Watford edged an all-Premier League tie despite Javi Gracia making 11
changes as Andre Gray and Isaac Success scored in a 2-0 win at
Newport County's fairy tale continues as the League Two side, who beat
Leicester in round three, equalised in stoppage time to earn a 1-1 draw
Frank Lampard's Derby County moved into the last 16 with a
hard-fought 1-0 win at League One Accrington Stanley thanks to Martyn
Waghorn's winner 12 minutes from time as both sides ended with 10 men.
Swansea also booked their place in Monday's draw by easing past Gillingham 4-1.
Two other ties will need a replay to find a winner as Brighton and
West Brom played out a 0-0 draw, while QPR's visit to Portsmouth ended
in a 1-1 draw.