Manchester United won a major championship for the first time in six years.
Manchester United won 2-0 against Newcastle United in the 2022-23 English Football League Cup (EFL Cup) final held at Wembley Stadium in London, England at 1:30 am (hereinafter referred to as Korean time) on the 27th. With this, Manchester United won a major championship in six years following the UEFA Europa League (UEL) victory in the 2016-17 season.
Manchester United used a 4-2-3-1 formation. Ten Haag started Verhost, Rashford, Fernández, Anthony, Casemiro, Fred, Shaw, Martinez, Varane and Dalot, with De Gea in goal. Against this, Newcastle chose a 4-3-3 formation. Coach Howe selected Wilson, Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Joellington, Longstaff, Guimaraes, Byrne, Botman, Cher, and Trippier, and Karius in goal. 먹튀검증
[First half] Casemiro’s first goal, Boatman’s own goal…Man United went ahead easily
Man United led the early atmosphere. In the 17th minute of the first half, Rashford entered the penalty box with a dribble, and Anthony hit the ball with his left foot, but it was embraced by Karius. Newcastle’s attack was also fierce. In the 32nd minute of the first half, Saint-Maximin beat Dalot inside Man United’s penalty box and fired a shot, but De Gea saved. Guimaraes’ shot went high.
Man Utd, who led the atmosphere, eventually scored the opening goal. In the 33rd minute of the first half, Shaw took a free kick from the left, and Casemiro headed it in, giving Manchester United the lead.
After the opening goal, United continued the offensive and scored an additional goal. In the 39th minute of the first half, Rashford, who penetrated with Verhost’s penetrating pass, hit a shot with his left foot, which was hit by Boatman’s leg and sucked into the goal. This goal was recorded as an own goal by Boatman.
Newcastle looked for a comeback goal. In the 44th minute of the first half, Newcastle’s corner kick went up from the right, and Byrne turned it to his head, but it missed the goal. Man United quickly counterattacked. In the 49th minute of the first half, Verhost attempted a left-footed mid-range shot in a counterattack situation, but Karius parried it. The first half ended with a 2-0 Manchester United lead.
[Second half] Newcastle’s wave of offensive … Man United blocked with concentration
Both teams made changes at the start of the second half. Manchester United replaced Dalot with Wan-Bissaka. Newcastle removed the long staff and put Isaac on the attack. Manchester United tried their first attack in the second half. In the first minute of the second half, Rashford pushed Fred from the left half space, and Fred pushed with his left foot, but missed to the left.
After that, Newcastle went on the offensive. Little by little, Newcastle caught the mood and a crisis came to Man United. In the 23rd minute of the second half, Guimaraes hit a shot inside the penalty box, but Martinez blocked it with his body.
When Manchester United were pushed back, they tried to make a change by replacing them. In the 23rd minute of the second half, Fred and Verhost were removed and Sabitzer and McTominay were put in. Man Utd struck back. In the 29th minute of the second half, Sabitzer cut off Newcastle’s counterattack with a sliding tackle and stabbed a forward pass right away. Rashford then dribbled it and hit it with his right foot, but Karius blocked it.
Newcastle got the win. In the 33rd minute of the second half, Murphy and Willock were put in. Man Utd also responded to this. In the 38th minute of the second half, coach Ten Hag replaced Anthony with Sancho. Then, in the 44th minute of the second half, Rashford was removed and Maguire was put in to harden it. In the 49th minute of the second half, Fernandez fired a shot in a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, but Karius blocked it. In the end, United held on to a two-point lead and won 2-0, lifting their first major championship trophy in six years.