1-0: Manchester City sign their League Cup poker against Tottenham

The City does not get tired no matter how much they play the League Cup, the undisputed king of a tournament that has won for the fourth time in a row. A poker that tastes like glory. The team did not miss their appointment each year at Wembley, superior to a Tottenham who clung tooth and nail to a final that they had not played for thirteen years. It did not reach him. A bit of Laporte after an unnecessary lack of Aurier He chose a title that will return to settle in the Etihad (1-0).

It did not take long for City to seize the ball, with Tottenham screwed in their area as a consequence. That nuance did not change without Mourinho. I enter Kane from the beginning despite the doubts that his presence raised but he could not throw the float at his team, still tender. The Englishman passed without making noise for a first time that can be explained from the warnings of a City that was better. The team of Guardiola, frustrated by Cries and due to bad luck.

His peephole is blurry Sterling, condescending in his auctions. De Bruyne He appeared at Wembley, the supplier of wonderful passes. City plays with an advantage when they have the Belgian, a footballer as differential as Mahrez. The Algerian has the gift of the spell, magician every time he asked for his turn. His hitting was always a threat to a Tottenham who found respite in some counter-attack race, cheered at all times by his people in London.

It was the best of the news. There are smiles that are remembered for a lifetime. The presence of the public, even if it is testimonial, was the best metaphor that is going to get out of this. It was a hymn to the will to live. In the absence of goals in the first bars, the most beautiful was the one that was marked by the pandemic. On the field the City did not wrinkle. Tottenham survived thanks to the courage of Alderweireld already Cries, goalkeeper of great moments, sometimes somewhat underrated.

The box Mason he improved a lot after the break. Forces were equalized. So many years without playing a final deserved a response to the height. However, he was missing shrapnel in the area. It is not enough just Kane and appeared Bale. Tottenham did not give up hunting. It happens that calculation errors are paid in a final. A naive lack of Aurier served as a pretext for both with the head of Laporte, author of the auction that gives City the fourth consecutive League Cup. A dream poker.


Manchester City, 1

Steffen; Walker, Rúben Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; Fernandinho (Rodri, 83 ‘), De Bruyne (Bernardo Silva, 86’), Gündogan; Mahrez, Foden, Sterling

Coach: Pep Guardiola

Tottenham, 0

Lloris; Aurier (Bergwijn, 90 ‘), Alderweireld, Dier, Reguilón; Hojbjerg (Dele Alli, 83 ‘), Winks; Lo Celso (Sissoko, 66 ‘), Moura (Bale, 66’), Son; Kane

Coach: Ryan Mason

Goals: 1-0, Laporte (82 ‘)

Referee: Paul Tierney. He admonished Reguilón (27 ‘), Laporte (44’), Fernandinho (59 ‘)