Newcastle is a very good side – Ten Hag

Manchester United And Newcastle Go head-to-head as they face off at Wembley for the first domestic silver team of the 2022/23 season. Carabao Cup finals this afternoon

With both teams aiming to end the trophy drought, United have not had the silverware in six years – a feat previously unthinkable under Sir Alex Ferguson. Newcastle’s wait for a trophy is much longer. They have not won a trophy for 54 years since the 1969 European Fairs Cup, and since 1955, exactly 68 years ago.

It will also be the first silver item no matter which manager wins. Plum skin Witch And Eddie Howe Both are seeking their first trophy since taking charge of United and Newcastle respectively, and a victory at Wembley would be enough of a reward to positively change the direction both clubs are apparently going.

Optimism is high in both fan bases Thousands of Newcastle fans are already flocking to the capital. Howe’s team has been strengthened by the return of Bruno Guimaraes, but goalkeeper Nick Pope will be sorely missed as Loris Karius starts. In his biggest game since the 2018 Champions League final.

Follow all the action in the Carabao Cup final as Man Utd faces Newcastle at Wembley:


Man United 0-0 Newcastle

12 minutes: Kick! Antony catches the ball on the right flank. He takes it under control before releasing it to Casemiro. Casemiro threw the ball into the penalty area where Fred headbutted Wout Weghorst.

Weghorst has to contend with Fabian Schar and Sven Botman for the ball, but bounces gently for a shot on the turn.

He pushes someone away but it’s a light hit and Loris Karius gets him safely enough.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:45


Man United 0-0 Newcastle

9 minutes: Bruno Guimaraes tries to put Newcastle on the defensive, but is clipped and knocked down by Wout Weghorst.

He tries to take the free kick quickly but the referee pulls him back to take it again.

Saint-Maximin is already causing problems. Diogo sprints to Dalot and needs to extend a leg and knock the winger down before he gets too far into United’s court.

Dalot receives the first yellow card of the match.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:41


Man United 0-0 Newcastle

6th minute: Newcastle started the game well. They are not afraid to take the attack to Manchester United and use the speed of Allan Saint-Maximin as well as the passing quality of Bruno Guimaraes.

Man Utd will be a little tired after Thursday night’s game against Barcelona, ​​so Newcastle will want to target these opening minutes as their best chance to take the lead.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:38


Man United 0-0 Newcastle

3 minutes: David De Gea takes a long goal kick and the ball swings towards Luke Shaw. He sends it in the middle, and Bruno Fernandes tosses the ball backwards for Marcus Rashford to run after him.

Rashford touches the ball in the penalty area and then passes it to Wout Weghorst, but Sven Botman is ready to corner the ball.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:34


Kick-off: Man Utd 0-0 Newcastle

Manchester United are in the final at Wembley and Newcastle’s goalkeeper makes the first touch when a long ball bounces off him.

If United steps up, he’ll have a big job on his hands today.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:33


Manchester United vs Newcastle

The national anthem is sung and the players shake hands before posing for a photo in front of the ‘Football is Together’ sign to show their support for Ukraine.

There’s a great anticipation building in Wembley right now. Next up is the start…

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:29


Manchester United vs Newcastle

Inside Wembley Stadium is very noisy and gets louder as the players take the field. There are black and white flags waving by the Newcastle fans.

Manchester United fans are a red wave. A wonderful view.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:25


Manchester United teammate says Marcus Rashford is the best player in the world

Rashford is enjoying a purple patch in front of goal for United, who have scored 16 goals in 18 games since returning from the World Cup like a different player.

His goals helped the team advance to the Carabao Cup final and the Europa League qualifying stages, while United are on the brink of a title race after Arsenal and Manchester City.

Speaking ahead of the Carabao Cup final at Wembley, Jones told Sky Sports that he’s no better than Rashford at the moment.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:20


Manchester United vs Newcastle

Warming up is in progress and the stadium is filling up fast. This will be a great match, but only one team can win the Carabao Cup.



(Action Footage via Reuters)

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:16


Erik ten Hag urges Man Utd players to create their own legacy with cup wins

Plum skin Witch As the Manchester United manager prepares to rise to the top, he wants his players to create their own legacy. Wembley First time in the Carabao Cup final.

The Dutch player joined from Ajax after a miserable 2021-22 season for the Old Trafford giants returning home with their worst condition. Premier League points tally in a season to be forgotten.

The rigorous Ten Hag has since managed a marked transformation in culture and quality, and as the club struggles on all four fronts, a frenzied February fixture schedule comes to a mouth-watering conclusion.

Three days after beating Barcelona in the Europa League qualifying round, United are taking on Wembley. Newcastle He wants to win the first trophy since 2017 in the Carabao Cup final.

Michael JonesFebruary 26, 2023 16:12