In electric classic, City beats Liverpool and advances in the Carabao Cup

Manchester City and Liverpool played a hot game at the Etihad Stadium for the English League Cup, which ended better for the home team, with the victory and classification

In a match valid for the round of 16 of the English League CupO manchester city received the Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium and won, after a great game that ended 3-2 for the home team, with goals from Haaland, Mahrez and Ake. Liverpool strike with Fabio Oak and salahso the current cup champion is eliminated early.

In the meeting of the two main coaches of English football in recent years, the game began with dominance of Manchester City’s actions and De Bruyne he created most of the moves, always looking for Haaland in the area to complete the goal. At 10 minutes, after a few attempts, the Belgian midfielder found the number 9 in a cross and thus the score was inaugurated.

After City’s goal, Liverpool improved in the match and finally managed to reach the attacking field, scaring the home defense more and more. After 20 minutes, milner found Fabio Carvalho free inside the area, which he completed with affection for the bottom of the goal, tying the score and putting even more fire in the game. In the remainder of the initial stage, the two teams continued to attack, but without so much danger.

The second half started with everything, because in the first minute, Mahrez received the ball from Rodri and kicked it into the goalkeeper’s corner Kelleher, no chances for any defense, replacing the citizens with the advantage of the duel. But there wasn’t even time to celebrate, because just a minute later, Darwin Nunez played for Salah to finish free and tie the match again.

Salah left his, but it wasn’t enough for Liverpool to advance (Getty Images)

When the game eased up a bit, Kevin De Bruyne’s star appeared again, hitting a millimeter cross on the head of defender Aké, who headed it towards the goal and scored the third for the team of Guardiola, getting back into the game.

For the remainder of the classic, the weather remained hot, with some confusion between the players of the two teams, regardless of the fact that it was just the team’s first game after the World Cup break. Even needing to tie the game, Liverpool could no longer create as many chances as before and no longer threatened the goalkeeper ortega, from City.

Source: sportbuzz

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