EFL Cup: Newcastle defeat Manchester United 3-0

Newcastle United secured a 3-0 win over Manchester United in the EFL Cup fourth round, marking their first win at Old Trafford since 2013. The two teams underwent significant changes, with a total of 15 alterations from their previous Premier League fixtures.

Newcastle controlled the match with two first-half goals. Miguel Almiron and Lewis Hall, the loanee full-back, made his mark with a precise long-range shot, opening a two-goal lead for Newcastle before the halftime whistle.

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Joe Willock extended the lead for the visitors with a goal in the 60th minute. This loss marked their second consecutive 3-0 home defeat following their previous defeat to Manchester City in the Manchester derby.

This match also represented a significant milestone for Newcastle, as it was their most significant away victory against Manchester United in 93 years. Moreover, it was the first time Manchester United suffered consecutive home defeats with a margin of three goals or more since 1962, intensifying the pressure on manager Erik ten Hag.

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Elsewhere, high-flying Premier League side Arsenal lost to West Ham United 3-1 at the London Stadium. Arsenal got a late consolation goal by Martin Odegaard. Ben White’s own goal and strikes from Mohammed Kudus and Jarrod Bowen put the Gunners three goals behind within the hour.

Merseyside rivals Everton and Liverpool also progressed to the quarter-finals. Everton defeated Burnley 3-0 at Goodison Park, with goals from James Tarkowski, Amadou Onana, and Ashley Young. Liverpool clinched a hard-fought 2-1 victory against AFC Bournemouth. Cody Gakpo and Darwin Nunez found the net, while Justin Kluivert equalized for the Cherries.

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Chelsea and Fulham advanced in their EFL Cup matches against lower-league opponents. Benoit Badiashille and Raheem Sterling were on target at Stamford Bridge to eliminate Blackburn Rovers. Meanwhile, Fulham won 3-1 against Ipswich, earning them a spot in the quarter-finals against Everton.

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