Vincent Kompany

Chelsea's Fernando Torres stretches for the ball with Manchester City's Vincent Kompany and Pablo Zabaleta in pursuit during their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium. City won 2-1 to reach the final. Photo: EPA

Kompany rejects 'salvation' talk

City defeated Chelsea 2-1 in the semi-finals to reach their second final in three years, two years on from the 2011 success against Stoke City that ended the club's 35-year trophy drought.