A uncommon aim from Aymeric Laporte produced a well-known consequence for Manchester Metropolis: successful the League Cup.
For the fourth successive season, Pep Guardiola’s facet triumphed within the last of English soccer’s second-tier competitors on Sunday with a 1-Zero victory over Tottenham.
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With Tottenham proving arduous to discover a well past regardless of Metropolis’s domination, it took Laporte heading in his second aim of the season within the 82nd minute from Kevin De Bruyne’s free kick.
What was much less acquainted for the finalists was enjoying in entrance of supporters from each groups. That hasn’t occurred since March 2020, however pandemic restrictions have been eased to permit a crowd of seven,773 inside Wembley to see the primary piece of silverware of the season handed out.
There was additionally an unfamiliar sight on the touchline, with 29-year-old rookie coach Ryan Mason managing Tottenham following Jose Mourinho’s firing on Monday.
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A change in supervisor could not finish Tottenham’s trophy drought since lifting this cup in 2008.
Defending the title accomplished the primary a part of a possible treble for Guardiola’s Premier League leaders with an upcoming Champions League semifinal in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain.