A decisive goal from Aymeric Laporte helped Manchester City smashed Tottenham 1-0 on Sunday to clinch the League Cup title. With this, Manchester City won this Carabao Cup title for the fourth consecutive time. In the first half, both teams could not score a goal, but in the second half City managed to score a goal. Laporte opened the game in the match in the 82nd minute, scoring a goal from inside the box. Tottenham’s strikers then battled to score, but did not succeed. At the same time, Manchester United played a goalless draw against Leeds in the English Premier League.
Manchester City smashed Tottenham Hotspur
In the EFL Cup final, Manchester City defeated Tottenham 1:0, with Aymeric Laporte scoring the winning goal. Since the start the Citizens dominated the match creating more situations. More than 7,000 spectators were present in the stadium.
Raheem Sterling had two excellent opportunities in the first half but he lacked effectiveness. Manchester City had a great chance for a goal in the 26th minute.
Toby Alderweireld blocked Phil Foden’s shot from a few meters out and the ball hit the post. At the end of the first half, Hugo Lloris saved Tottenham. The Frenchman defended Joao Cancelo’s shot from distance.
Manchester City confirmed their superiority in the second half as well and didn’t let Spurs take advantage of their chances. Ilkay Gundogan had a great opportunity a quarter of an hour before the end but did not hit the light of the goal. shortly afterward, Riyad Mahrez also had a chance, Lloris brilliantly defended his shot.
Aymeric Laporte took advantage of a great pass from a free-kick and hit the decisive goal in the 82nd minute. The Frenchman netted his first goal of the season. He was assisted by Kevin De Bruyne.
The Citizens’ victory was unquestionable. Pep Guardiola’s team dominated almost every aspect of the game. The Spanish coach won the English Football League Cup for the fourth time in a row.
Manchester City – Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 (0-0)
Goal: Laporte (82)
Yellow cards: Laporte, Fernandinho – Reguilon
Manchester City: Steffen – Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo – Guendogan, Fernandinho (83. Rodri), De Bruyne (87. Bernardo Silva) – Mahrez, Sterling, Foden. Coach: Guardiola
Tottenham: Lloris, Reguilon, Dier, Alderweireld, Aurier (90. Bergwijn) – Lo Celso (67. Sissoko), Hojbjerg (84. Alli), Winks – Lucas (67. Bale), Kane, Son. Coach: Mason