The Premier League Death Star Was Almost Undone By The Team With The Funny GIFs
Ah, the magic of the (looks down at hand) Carabao Cup. Tuesday's semifinal first-leg pitted Premier League leaders Manchester City, thus far undefeated in domestic competition this season, against Championship fourth-place squad Bristol City, known mainly for their excellent goal gifs.
But, reader this is the (looks down at hand again) Carabao Cup, and the unlikely could happen at any moment. Bristol City took a 1-0 lead late in the first half and they had a cool goal gif at the ready.
— Bristol City FC (@bcfctweets) January 9, 2018
The lead, coupled with some unbelievable defending, gave neutral fans hope that the plucky underdogs could take down the EPL dominators.
— ㅤ (@MJD1099) January 9, 2018
But they didn't because they are Bristol City and Manchester City are the Death Star. It just wasn't going to happen.
Carabao Cup: Manchester City 2-1 Bristol City pic.twitter.com/b7C72VUdtP— D9INE (@CY_STADIUM_01) January 9, 2018
It almost did, though. That would have been really cool.