Football. European Tour: Manchester United bids for the League Cup, Bayern crushes the Union, Inter says goodbye to the title
England: Manchester United wins the League Cup, Tottenham thrashes Chelsea The Red Devils end a six-year drought. Six years after the victory in the Europa League against Ajax Amsterdam, Manchester United has won a new trophy by offering them the English League Cup against Newcastle.
The Ten Hag team has been put on a good track by one of its strongmen of the moment: Casemiro. The Brazilian midfielder rose higher than everyone else on an off-center free-kick from Luke Shaw , -. The Red Devils were perfectly able to press their strong time and score a second goal before the break: Rashford enters the box and his strike, countered by Botman, lobe Karius , -. Newcastle are not getting over it.
The Magpies never seemed able to reverse the course of the match and could even have bowed more heavily. The score remains at – and Manchester United wins its sixth League Cup, the first trophy of the Ten Hag era. Earlier in the day, Tottenham made a great operation by winning against Chelsea.
Antonio Conte played a bad trick on his former club by displaying more mastery than a remodeled Chelsea team and still running in. Spurs won it thanks to goals from Skipp and the inevitable Harry Kane. In the standings Spurs consolidate their fourth place, while Chelsea points to the e position after a fifth consecutive match without success. Germany: Bayern Munich regains the lead Threatened by Borussia Dortmund, winner Saturday at Hoffenheim -, Bayern Munich had to win against Union Berlin, surprising third, to regain the lead of the Bundesliga.
Julian Nagelsmann’s men did not pass up the opportunity and easily won this Sunday -. This convincing success was built in the first period. Eric-Maxim Choupo Moting opened the scoring with a header following a cross from Coman.
The passer turns into a scorer a few minutes later: well served by Muller, the Frenchman eliminates the goalkeeper before concluding. Before the break, Musiala definitively closes the suspense by scoring a third goal. Thanks to this success, Bayern therefore regains the lead thanks to a better goal difference than Borussia Dortmund.
In the other match of the day, Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen were not able to separate -. England, League Cup Final Manchester United – Newcastle – Premier League, e day Tottenham – Chelsea – Bundesliga – e day Freiburg – Bayer Leverkusen -Bayern Munich – Union Berlin – Serie A – e day Bologna – Inter Milan -Salernitana – Monza -Udinese – Spezia -AC Milan – Atalanta – Liga – e day Athletic Bilbao – Girona -Celta Vigo – Valladolid – Almeria – FC Barcelona -FC Sevilla – Osasuna – Italy: Inter Milan leaves Naples forty years after the two Scudetto obtained by Diego Maradona’s band, Naples has never seemed so close to the title.
The Neapolitans are now points ahead thanks to their success against Empoli – combined with the defeat of Inter Milan on the lawn of Bologna this Sunday -. The protagonists were surprised by Thiago Motta’s men, who passed in front in the last quarter of an hour on an Orsolini number.
In the other matches of the day, the Salernitana gave itself air in the race for the maintenance by winning it against Monza -. Spain: Barcelona falls in Almeria Three days after being eliminated from the Europa League by Manchester United, FC Barcelona suffered a new setback this Sunday in Almeria -.
Xavi Hernandez’s players appeared without ideas against an Almeria team that is coming out of the red zone thanks to this success. The locals took the lead thanks to a goal by El Bilal Toure on a heavy strike against Ter Stegen -, . The Barcelonians are now “only” seven points ahead of Real Madrid on the evening of the th day. In the other matches of the day, Athletic Bilbao lost to Girona – and Celta Vigo largely dominated Valladolid -.