In the 1/8 finals of the English League Cup, the recent trophy-holders were defeated by West Ham in a series of penalty kicks at home. That was the first defeat in the League Cup for Manchester City since 2016.
In the allotted 90 minutes of the match, the teams failed to identify the winner. The fate of a ticket to the League Cup quarter finals was decided in a penalty shootout, in which West Ham was more accurate – 5:3. Phil Foden made a mistake in the composition of the Citizens.
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In the next round of the English Premier League, Manchester City will play against Crystal Palace at home. West Ham will play against Aston Villa. The quarter finals’ draw of the League Cup will be held later, but West Ham now seems to be a formidable opponent even for Chelsea and Liverpool, who won their games as well. Want to know more about sport news and don’t miss the important news? Subscribe to news99india.in and receive the latest updates to your email.