Manchester City lost 0-1 in the third round of the 2023/24 Football League (EFL) Cup against Newcastle United at St. James’ Park in Newcastle, England, at 4 a.m. on the 28th (Korea Standard Time).
Man City have Erling Holland on the bench. Jack Grealish, Julian Alvarez, Oscar Bob, Matteo Kovacic, Kalvin Phillips, Sergio Gomez, Yosuko Gvardiol, Nathan Ake, Manuel Akanji, Rico Lewis and Stefan Ortekar started.
Newcastle started by Joelinton, Alexander Isak, Jacob Murphy, Lewis Hall, Sandro Tonali, Lewis Miley, Matt Tackett, Paul Dumet, Jamal Lascelles, Valentino Livramento and Nick Pope.
Manchester City have taken the initiative. In the 18th minute of the first half, Lewis made space after penetration and Álvarez, who received the pass, connected the shot, but he was blocked by Newcastle’s defense, which was regrettable. 스포츠토토
Man City went on the offensive. Gvardioli’s header shot was connected in the 33rd minute of the first half in a corner, but it did not lead to a goal.
Newcastle also saw a chance. Murphy took the pass given by Isaac with a shot in the 41st minute of the first half, but he bowed his head as he was blocked by the goalkeeper’s defense. In the end, the first half ended with a scoreless 0–0.
Newcastle played a game-winner through a replacement card. Excluding Hall and Miley, Anthony Gordon and Bruno Guimarães were in.
The balance of zero was broken by Newcastle. Joelinton, who received Murphy’s pass in the seventh minute of the second half, broke Manchester City’s defense with a bold breakthrough and later gave the team a 1-0 lead as Isaac scored.
Manchester City, which suffered a blow, targeted Newcastle for the equalizer, but it was not easy. He bowed his head frequently in failure.
Newcastle continued their momentum. In the 43rd minute of the second half, Gordon tried to score an additional point as he showed a shot after breaking through the dribble.
Manchester City also have a chance. In the 45th minute of the second half, there was an empty space in Newcastle’s defense and Lewis took it with a shot, but he swallowed the disappointment as he left the net.
Since then, no additional points have been scored. It was the moment when Manchester City’s elimination was decided.
Manchester City have been a strong EFL Cup player. He won the championship for four consecutive seasons from the 2017-18 to the 2020-21 season.
However, I haven’t been able to use my strength recently. It also failed to advance to the finals for the third time in a row. This season, too, he suffered a bitter taste of premature elimination as he was caught by Newcastle.