Southampton Fc defeated Man City with a 2-0 score and send them home from the EFL cup quarter finals. The match was played at St.Mary’s Stadium which is the home ground of team Southampton FC. This was the most interesting match of the EFL cup cause the game was competitively dominated by team Man City Fc but Southampton won it with the help of their goals.
The overall story of the match was the first goal of the match was scored by S.Mara in the 23rd minute following that second goal was also scored just 5 mins after that in the 28th minute by M.Djenepo this is how team Southampton scored their two goals after that team Southampton was so defensive and thus they successfully defended their lead until the full time of the game and won the quarter-finals of EFL against Man City FC.
The stats of the match was so interesting 72% of the ball possession was on Man City Fc side while only 28% of the ball possession was on Southampton’s side this told us that ball possession is not enough to win a football match. While the shots taken by Southampton 12 out of them 4 were on target and 2 were goals while team Man City only took 7 shots and none of them was on target.
What is an EFL cup?
The EFL Cup (historically and colloquially referred to as the League Cup), currently known as the Carabao Cup for sponsorship reasons, is an annual knockout competition and major trophy in men’s domestic football in England. Organised by the English Football League (EFL), it is open to any club within the top four levels of the English football league system – 92 clubs in total – comprising the top-level Premier League, and the three divisions of the English Football League’s league competition (Championship, League One and League Two).
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