There's nothing like booking a place at Wembley to ensure spirits are on top note ahead of another tough cup test on Saturday against Aston Villa.
The lens of club photographer Sharon Latham can take it from here...
Not having it! Fabian contests a decision in a fiercely contested practice game.
"Raheem's!". Sterling gets his head to it.
Jesús Navas takes control.
The boss enjoying what he's seeing.
Manuel leads the way.
Finders keepers. Richard Wright and Joe Hart take to the field.
Sergio in the thick of it.
Bit of a blustery one at the CFA today.
"When I count to ten..."
"Oh David Silva's magic, he wears a magic hat..."
Good work, boys. Final team briefing ahead of Villa Park.
"Anyone seen my lucky gloves?"