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Manchester United wins Carabao Cup; win a trophy after 6 long years

The new era has begun. Erik Ten Hag’s Manchester United has finally landed its hands on a trophy after six long years. The Red Devils defeated Newcastle United 2-0 to win the Carabao Cup at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Manchester United started the match with some excellent gameplay. The team relentlessly attacked to put Newcastle United on the back foot. Soon after, Casemiro scored the opener for Erik ten Hag’s side at Wembley to give them the lead.

The club widened their lead as a Marcus Rashford shot was deflected by Sven Botman in his own goal to make matters worse for the Magpies.

With this win, the Premier League club won its first piece of silverware since they won the Europa League under Jose Mourinho in 2017.

Erik Ten Hag, who has been brilliant at the club, said in the post-match interview, “Yet again this evening, they had the right spirit. It’s a very good spirit, they act as a team and fight, give everything.” He further added, “It was not always the best football, but it was effective. Firstly, you have to win the first one [trophy]. We will get a lot of inspiration from this, but also more confidence that we can do it.”

Manchester United, under Erik Ten Hag, is playing exceptionally and is on the lookout to win more trophies. The club is in contention for the FA Cup and Europa League and still has an outside shot of winning the Premier League.

Southampton defeats Man City in EFL Cup

Southampton shock Man City; knocks them out of EFL Cup

Manchester City’s stocks have been on the decline recently. After being 5 points behind leaders Arsenal in the Premier League, the club has crashed out of the EFL Cup, aka Carabao Cup. The Premier League defending champs lost to Southampton 2-0 thanks to goals from Sekou Mara and Moussa Djenepo.

Pep Guardiola’s decision to name an under-strength squad for the match backfired massively. There was no chemistry in the playing XI. The second-half substitutes Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva and Ederson also didn’t quite help the cause. The Blues didn’t muster a single shot on target as Pep Guardiola lost a domestic cup quarter-final for the first time in his managerial career.

Southampton captain James Ward-Prowse told Sky Sports that his side played without fear and praised new manager Nathan Jones. He said, “[It is] a special night. These games are special to play in especially when you’re struggling in the league. We knew this was a distraction from the league and a great showcase. We showed no fear.”

Southampton will now take on Newcastle United in the semifinals for a chance to meet either Manchester United or Nottingham Forest in the final.

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