Newcastle United Will try to end the 54-year wait for silverware Manchester United on Sundays Carabao Cup Final at Wembley.

Here we take a look at how Eddie HoweThe side reached its first final since 1999.

Tranmere 1 Newcastle 2 – second round, 24 August 2022

A drastically changed Magpies side got off to the worst possible start when Elliott Nevitt completed a stylish pass to give League Two Tranmere a 21st-minute edge over their Premier League rivals.

However, the visitors dragged themselves back into the draw before halftime when captain Jamaal Lascelles, one of 10 drafted after a 3-3 draw with reigning champions Manchester City three days ago, leveled up from a corner from substitute Kieran Trippier.

Seven minutes after the restart, it was left to striker Chris Wood to clinch the victory with a look from another Trippier set piece.

Newcastle 0 Crystal Palace 0 (Newcastle won 3-2 on penalties) – third round, 9 November 2022

England goalkeeper Nick Pope was Newcastle’s hero as a boring evening at Tyneside ended in dramatic style.

Howe stole substitutions once again, resting eight who had secured a 4-1 league win at Southampton three days ago and saw Pope stop early from Jean-Philippe Mateta, passing counter-number Sam Johnstone before refusing Miguel Almiron an eighth goal. in many games.

Wood, Trippier and Joelinton managed to pass their side while Pope later avoided penalties from Luka Milivojevic, Mateta and Malcolm Ebiowei.

Newcastle 1 Bournemouth 0 – fourth round, 20 December 2022

Howe made a statement when he picked Pope, Trippier, Fabian Schar, Bruno Guimaraes and Callum Wilson in the starting line-up after returning from the World Cup.

His team enjoyed the game better, but Adam Smith needed an own goal – under pressure from Wilson in the 67th minute, he hit goalkeeper Mark Travers’ header – to put their noses forward.

However, with Newcastle heading towards their seventh consecutive win in all competitions, Pope needed to do his best to prevent backups Jack Stacey and Dominic Solanke from being equalized.

Newcastle 2 Leicester 0 – fifth round, 10 January 2023

Dan Burn picked the perfect moment to score his first senior goal for the club, which released him at age 11 and successfully finished within an hour.

Joelinton guaranteed to send the Magpies to their second League Cup semi-final 12 minutes later and the first 47 years later.

Southampton 0 Newcastle 1 – semi-final first leg, 24 January 2023

With the Magpies tightly controlling the last four draws, Joelinton had an eventful evening on the south coast.

The Brazilian saw an arguably disallowed goal and was guilty of a surprising miss at St Mary’s before he scored the first goal in the 73rd minute.

Newcastle academy graduate Adam Armstrong thought he was leveling up for a VAR review just to send the Saints to Tyneside.

Newcastle 2 Southampton 1 – semi-final second leg, 31 January 2023

As Howe’s men took a significant step toward their first domestic trophy since 1955, domestic midfielder Sean Longstaff was the star of the show.

Longstaff shot five and 21 minutes later to lift the roof of St James’ Park on a night in the presence of Bob Moncur, captain of the 1969 Intercity Fairs Cup winning team, and Hollywood star Idris Elba.

Che Adams gave visitors hope by passing the baffled Pope, his first goal conceded in 931 minutes of football, but the Magpies continued despite the Guimaraes being taken out of the late game for a fight with substitute Sam Edozie.