“Manchester United” won the English League Cup for the sixth time in its history.
On Sunday, February 26, the final of the English League Cup took place, in which “Manchester United” faced “Newcastle”.
The match took place at the famous “Wembley” stadium in London and ended with the victory of the “red devils” with a score of 2:0.
The score in the game was opened in the 33rd minute – the goal was scored by the “red devils” midfielder Casemiro. The Brazilian headed home Luke Shaw’s free-kick from the left wing. In the 39th minute, the striker of “Manchester United” Marcus Rashford broke into the penalty area of ”Newcastle” and shot through the goal of Loris Karius. The ball flew into the net after a ricochet from “Newcastle” defender Sven Botman.
“Manchester United” – “Newcastle” – 2:0
Goals: Casemiro 33, Botman 39 (authorized)
Manchester United: De Gea, Dalot (Wan-Bissaka 46), Varane, Martinez, Shaw, Fred (Zabitzer 70), Casemiro, Antony (Sancho 83), Fernandes, Rashford (Maguire 88), Wehorst (McTominy)
“Newcastle”: Karius, Byrne, Bothman, Scheer, Trippier, Joelinton, Guimaraes (Willock 79), Longstaff (Isaac 46), Saint-Maximin (Murphy 78), Wilson (Ritchie 90+2), Almiron (Anderson 9 ) )
Warning: Dalot 9, Fred 37, Casemiro 87, Martinez 90+6 – Joelinton 45+6, Bothman 67, Sher 90+6
It should be noted that before the final of the League Cup, “Manchester United” and “Newcastle” supported Ukraine. Before the starting whistle, both teams together with the referee team gathered for a joint photo with the banner “FOOTBALL STANDS TOGETHER” made in blue and yellow colors.
Thus, they expressed support for the people of Ukraine, and also reminded the world on the anniversary of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation that the war is not over yet.
Let’s add that “Manchester United” won the English League Cup for the sixth time in its history. It is the club’s first trophy since 2017, when Manchester United won the Europa League. In the final of the European tournament, the English club beat the Dutch “Ajax” with a score of 2:0.