EFL Cup round up

Southampton produced one of the biggest shocks in the EFL Cup to knock out Manchester City by winning 2-0.

City manager Pep Guardiola admitted he had one eye on the game against resurgent neighbours Manchester United in the Premier League before the EFL Cup game. In preparation for the Manchester derby, Guardiola left out several first-team regulars and his side were caught cold on the night by a determined Saints.

Pep’s master plan failed, but take nothing away from Nathan Jones’ Saints, they were fully worth their value of being 2-0 up and defended admirably even when Man City brought on Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne.

Talk of Man City winning the quadruple will end for one more season, this result might be a blessing in disguise. The Cityzens are of course five points behind league leaders Arsenal.

Southampton’s reward for beating Manchester City is a semi-final with Newcastle, who swept aside fellow Premier League side 2-0. In the other semi-final, Manchester United will face Nottingham Forest, who beat Midland rivals Wolves 4-3 in a penalty shootout.

The two legs will be played in the weeks commencing 23 and 30 January

Thanks to perfume.com too (rated excellent on trust pilot) for working with us. Be sure not to miss out on big brands of perfume, and if you click my link, you will get 10% off your entire shop!
https://yazing.com/deals/perfume/ayyazmalik86

My way of saying thank you. Sign up and get a £10 thank you

https://join.monzo.com/c/xtxnymv

Support The Sports Buff

Hello Sports fans I hope you’re well. We hear at the-sports-buff.com/ ayyazmalik.com love telling stories and sharing them too. Alhamdulillah we have been operating for over six years and we’re looking to solidify our website and help it grow too, but we need your support please. Whatever large or little amount you think you can spare, it’s still even bigger to us. With your kind donation/support we want to give a contribution to the local community sports hall, to help young kids do what they do best, have fun! Thank you for your support

£0.99

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: