Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho have become the first fourth substitute, after the the Football Association (FA) changed the rules.
The Manchester City striker was brought in my manager Pep Guardiola in the second half of extra time.
The law came into effect from the quarter-final stage of this season’s competition, but was not put into practice until a last-four encounter at Wembley.
Guadiola had already replaced David Silva in normal time, with the Spanish playmaker forced off early through injury.
He then shuffled his pack further in extra-time, with Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho making way for Fabian Delph and Fernando.
City were, however, to then fall behind to an Alexis Sanchez effort, with the clock ticking as they trailed 2-1.
As a result, Guardiola opted to throw on Nigeria international striker Iheanacho in the hope of finding a late leveller.
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