Manchester City eliminated Liverpool in a great game of the English League Cup

Manchester City advanced this Thursday to the quarter-finals of the English League Cup (EFL Cup)after win Liverpool 3-2 in a great gamethe first of a high level just days after the end of the World Cup in Qatar 2022.

The single knockout match was hectic at the Etihad, although the team from Pep Guardiola was able to overcome the insistence of the pupils of Jurgen Klopp, that twice equaled the score.

The opening of the account was a great goal Erling Haaland, the great absentee in the World Cup. The Norwegian striker needed just 10 minutes to finish first, with his weaker leg, after a good cross from Belgian Kevin de Bruyne.

But Liverpool was not far behind, and matched it with a shot from Fabio Carvalho after a collective move (19′).

The frenzy of the game increased as soon as the second part began. the algerian Riyah Mahrez signed the partial 2-1 in minute 47, and only a minute later came the response from the “Reds”, with a goal from the Egyptian Mohamed Salah (48′).

Finally, the Dutch Nathan Ake closed the game with the final 3-2 in favor of City, with a header after another assist from Kevin de Bruyne.

Manchester City’s rival in the quarterfinals of the ELF Cup will be defined by draw, during the closing of the day this Thursday.