Gabriel Jesus's goal in the fourth minute was enough to push City through to the final.

Ryan and the Seagulls were always up against it with the Blues gunning for a quadruple of titles this season.

The Socceroo goalkeeper was hoping to make Australian history by becoming only the sixth Australian to have played in an FA Cup final.

Brighton were brave and determined, but struggled to create chances against the a strong City defence.

Ryan kept them in the contest with a strong display.


Kyle Walker was lucky not to be sent off in the first half after clashing heads with Alireza Jahanbakhsh.

Pep Guardiola's men enjoyed 70% possession and 13 shots to their opponent's five.

The Seagulls frustrated City but were unable to find an equaliser.