Superb Newcastle knock holders Man Utd out of EFL Cup

Newcastle United claimed their second Old Trafford victory over Manchester United since 1972 to avenge their Carabao Cup final defeat at Wembley and pile the pressure on home manager Erik ten Hag.

First-half goals from substitute Miguel Almiron and Lewis Hall, his first for the club, were followed up by a solo effort from Joe Willock on the hour to give Newcastle their biggest away win over their hosts in 97 years as they cruised into the quarter-finals.

It was another desperate day for Manchester United and Ten Hag, who have lost eight of their opening 15 games for the first time since the 1962-63 season.

Coming just three days after they suffered another three-goal home humiliation at the hands of Manchester City, the home side’s weaknesses were again cruelly exposed.

Diogo Dalot was replaced at half-time following his failure to track Almiron’s right-wing burst for the opener.

Returning Brazilian midfielder Casemiro did not re-appear for the second-half either with Ten Hag evidently unimpressed by the former Real Madrid man.

Hall struck a fine second as he met Harry Maguire’s headed clearance with a first-time volley. Willock’s effort emulate Hall’s by finding the bottom corner after he had been allowed to run 30 yards unchecked before shooting after Sofyan Amrabat had lost possession on the halfway line.

In a week where the size of their kit has been questioned, Manchester United’s players could have done with shirts big enough to cover their heads as, for the second game running, they were booed off at the end of both halves.

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Newcastle United

  1. Squad number1Player nameDúbravka

  2. Squad number21Player nameLivramento

  3. Squad number17Player nameKrafth

  4. Squad number3Player nameDummett

  5. Squad number20Player nameHall

  6. Squad number36Player nameS Longstaff

  7. Squad number13Player nameTargett

  8. Squad number28Player nameWillock

  9. Squad number11Player nameRitchie

  10. Squad number10Player nameGordon

  11. Squad number7Player nameJoelinton

  1. Squad number2Player nameTrippier

  2. Squad number9Player nameWilson

  3. Squad number24Player nameAlmirón

  4. Squad number33Player nameBurn

  5. Squad number39Player nameBruno Guimarães


Man Utd

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 24Onana
  • 20DalotSubstituted forWan-Bissakaat 45′minutes
  • 5Maguire
  • 2Lindelöf
  • 15ReguilónBooked at 77mins
  • 18CasemiroBooked at 19minsSubstituted forS Amrabatat 45′minutesBooked at 79mins
  • 7Mount
  • 21Antony
  • 46MejbriBooked at 14minsSubstituted forBruno Fernandesat 65′minutes
  • 17GarnachoSubstituted forRashfordat 65′minutes
  • 9MartialSubstituted forHøjlundat 64′minutes


  • 1Bayindir
  • 4S Amrabat
  • 8Bruno Fernandes
  • 10Rashford
  • 11Højlund
  • 14Eriksen
  • 29Wan-Bissaka
  • 35Evans
  • 39McTominay


Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Dúbravka
  • 21Livramento
  • 17Krafth
  • 3Dummett
  • 20HallSubstituted forBurnat 74′minutes
  • 36S Longstaff
  • 13TargettSubstituted forAlmirónat 5′minutes
  • 28WillockBooked at 46minsSubstituted forBruno Guimarãesat 64′minutes
  • 11RitchieSubstituted forTrippierat 75′minutes
  • 10GordonSubstituted forWilsonat 64′minutes
  • 7JoelintonBooked at 82mins


  • 2Trippier
  • 6Lascelles
  • 9Wilson
  • 18Karius
  • 24Almirón
  • 33Burn
  • 39Bruno Guimarães
  • 49Diallo
  • 63Parkinson
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Source: BBC