Manchester United have progressed to the quarter-finals each time since 2015.
Man United vs Newcastle United: Newcastle United on Wednesday produced a superb show to knock Erik Ten Hag’s Manchester United out of the EFL Cup. Targets from Miguel Almiron, Lewis Corridor and Joe Willock sealed the tie for Eddie Howe’s males as Man United had no reply to the Magpies’ aggressive gameplay.
Ten Hag made seven modifications to the United aspect which began Sunday’s derby defeat, with solely Onana, Dalot, Maguire and Lindelof retaining their locations. Casemiro returned as captain after recovering from a knock, was partnered by Mejbri in midfield. Martial spearheaded a new-look assault with Rashford and Fernandes on the bench, whereas Wan-Bissaka was additionally among the many substitutes following a spell on the sidelines.
Howe, in the meantime, made eight alterations to the staff which started Newcastle’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Wolves on Saturday. Gordon, Joelinton and Longstaff stored their locations, the latter as captain on his one hundred and fiftieth Newcastle look. Current arrivals Corridor and Livramento each obtained an opportunity to impress, whereas former United loanee Dubravka changed Nick Pope between the sticks. First-team regulars Trippier, Wilson, Almiron, Burn and Guimaraes have been among the many Magpies’ substitutes.
Newcastle briskly began the sport, creating fairly a couple of probabilities. Howe needed to substitute Matt Targett within the fifth minute due to an harm. Miguel Almiron changed him. The harm helped Newcastle in the long term as substitute Almiron opened the scoring within the half an hour mark. Newcastle broke at lightning tempo and took the lead by means of Almiron. Livramento outmuscled Garnacho inside his personal half earlier than bursting over midway. He went previous Mount with ease earlier than slipping a cross into the trail of Almiron, who tucked a neat end into the bottom-right nook on the slide.