Just as he prepared to shoot, City skipper Vincent Kompany caught up with him and made a perfect sliding tackle to deny him inside the penalty area.
“I could have scored the second one,” said Borini ruefully.
“I was waiting for the keeper and defender to make a decision, but they worked well together and he made a good tackle to get me before I got to the ball.”
But he insisted: “I want to come back here! I want to play at Wembley again!”
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