Newcastle have knocked eight-time Carabao Cup winners Manchester Metropolis out within the third spherical of the competitors.
Alexander Isak’s second half aim proved to be sufficient for the Magpies to seal a 1-0 win over Pep Guardiola’s facet, as Man Metropolis exited the competitors of their first tie of this season’s version.
The reigning Premier League and Champions League winners dominated within the first half, however have been unable to seek out the again of the online towards final season’s finalists.
Rico Lewis got here agonisingly shut within the closing minutes of the tie, dragging his effort simply extensive of Nick Pope’s left-hand submit.
Nevertheless it proved to be a irritating night for the facet that have been knocked out within the quarter-finals by Southampton final season.
Manuel Akanji and Kalvin Phillips each picked up yellow playing cards for fouls within the second half in fast succession, earlier than Guardiola himself discovered himself within the e book too after letting his frustrations boil over.
Followers on social media had one phrase to sum up Metropolis within the second 45 minutes as their hopes of reclaiming the Carabao Cup light away – rattled.
“Manchester Metropolis want modifications right here, they regarded rattled and Newcastle are in command,” one wrote.
One other stated: “Metropolis are rattled.”
“Man Metropolis fully rattled at St James. Newcastle have proven the league easy methods to shake them,” a 3rd stated.
Guardiola’s actions after the ultimate whistle actually supported these recommendations, with the Spaniard seen having stern phrases with referee Chris Kavanagh post-match.
It is not clear what was stated, however the Metropolis boss wasn’t additional sanctioned after his yellow picked up earlier within the match.
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