League One side Wigan Athletic ended Manchester City’s hopes of a clean sweep of trophies in England following a shocking 1-0 upset in their FA Cup fifth-round tie.
Wigan survived virtually all the pressures mounted by the Premier League leaders, and capitalised on Fabian Delph’s controversial first-half red card when Will Grigg struck 11 minutes from time.
The striker’s low finish capped a night of drama at the DW Stadium, with City’s Fernandinho wasting a fine chance shortly before Delph was dismissed for a heavy challenge on Max Power.
BBC Sport reported that the incident led to a heated argument between City boss Pep Guardiola and opposite number Paul Cook in the tunnel at half-time.
It was Cook who celebrated at full-time, after Grigg guided home the winner from 20 yards after being sent clear.
The victory means Wigan have now beaten Manchester City each of the last three times they’ve played them in the FA Cup – also doing so in the 2013 final and the 2014 quarter-final