Manchester City Has Defended A Trophy For The First Time


Manchester City has won the League Cup for the second time in a row by edging Chelsea 4-3 on penalties on Sunday with the final spot kick heroic was credited to Sterling.

On the evening the citizen proved their credentials by defending the League Cup, which is the first time the club will be defending any title of any form, the substitute drama between Sarri and Kepa was the highlight of the game. The Chelsea boss Italian tried to replace the world’s most expensive goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga towards the end of a cagey 120 minutes that ended 0-0.

Kepa who had received treatment for an injury in the final stages and boast of an inferior record of saving spot-kicks than Willy Caballero, who the Italian attempted to introduce.

This is the fourth (4) time City is winning the trophy in six (6) years since the Seventies (70's) where they won it only twice. Liverpool is the only team (8) to have won the tournament more than City (6) who are now in second place as the winner of the tournament. Man Utd, Chelsea and Aston Villa (5), Tottenham and Nottingham Forest (4) are the clubs who have won the title more.