Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Isak’s Goal Seals Newcastle’s Victory Over Manchester City in EFL Cup

Isak secured victory for Newcastle United as they eliminate Manchester City from the EFL Cup with a 1-0 win at St James’ Park. In the first half, the Premier League champions dominated possession, but Newcastle resisted the pressure. However, in the 53rd minute, Isak found the net with a shot from Joelinton’s cross.

Meanwhile, Chelsea defeated high-flying Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0, and Everton edged past Aston Villa 2-1, while Arsenal secured a 1-0 victory over Brentford.

In another match, Liverpool, missing some key players, came from behind to beat second-tier leaders Leicester City 3-1. Cody Gakpo equalized in the 48th minute, Dominik Szoboszlai scored a thunderous goal in the 70th minute, and Diogo Jota sealed the win in the 89th minute.

Fulham won 2-1 against second-tier Norwich City, and Bournemouth beat Championship side Stoke City 2-0 with two quick second-half goals.

West Ham United claimed a 1-0 victory over League One Lincoln City, while Blackburn Rovers outscored Cardiff City 5-2 in the highest-scoring match of the night.

Lastly, holders Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace 3-0 at Old Trafford in a match played on Tuesday.

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