First trophy in 5 years: Manchester United win the English League Cup
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England hosted the 2022-2023 League Cup Final. In the decisive match at Wembley agreed “Manchester United” and “Newcastle”.
For "Newcastle" it was a truly historic finale. The club has not won a single trophy in 67 years, and in the League Cup, the team reached the final only once in 1976, when Manchester City ended up triumphant.
In the run-up to the Newcastle final ; faced a serious staffing problem. In the last game of the championship, the main keeper Nick Pope received a red card. This made it impossible for him to play in the League Cup.
The second goalkeeper “Newcastle” Martin Dubravka had already played in the tournament with another team (just Manchester United), so he could not play at Wembley. Thus, the ex-Liverpool goalkeeper got a chance to remind himself of himself. Loris Karius.
The teams played the first half with an equal game, but it was during the break that the fate of the final was decided. Manchester United more often hit on target “Newcastle” and managed to score twice. First, Casemiro headed Shaw's cross with his head.
Subsequently, Botman cut the ball after Rashford's own goal. After the break “Newcastle” tried to break the fight, but all the same, “Manchester” there were more shots on goal by Karius. The German made seven saves, while De Gea – just one.
Weghorst ➡️ Rashford goaaaalll 💥
Manchester United 2 – 0 Newcastle United#CarabaoCup #MUFC pic.twitter.com/NKCAyhX9dI
— jau (@succgem) February 26, 2023
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