NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Newcastle United beats Leicester City with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Burn (60′) and a goal from Joelinton (72′).
The match was played at the St. James’ Park stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Tuesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Darren England with the help of Daniel Cook and Daniel Robathan. The 4th official was Robert Jones. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 8.9 degrees Celsius or 48.02 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Newcastle United was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Leicester City that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Newcastle United was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Newcastle United won the match.
Newcastle United shot 22 times, 9 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Leicester City shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.
Newcastle United received 3 yellow cards (Sean Longstaff, Dan Burn and Sven Botman). On the other side, Leicester City received 2 yellow cards (Ayoze Pérez and Wilfred Ndidi).
Newcastle United: Formation and Lineups
Newcastle United started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Eddie Howe chose to play with the following team: Nick Pope , Javier Manquillo, Kieran Trippier , Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schär , Sven Botman , Jamal Lewis, Dan Burn , Sean Longstaff , Bruno Guimarães , Joe Willock , Miguel Almirón , Matt Ritchie, Chris Wood, Callum Wilson , Jacob Murphy and Joelinton .
Newcastle United made 3 changes: Callum Wilson for Alexander Isak (78′), M. Almirón for Allan Saint-Maximin (84′) and Joe Willock for Jacob Murphy (90′).
Top player: Joelinton
Probably the most impressive player in Newcastle United was Joelinton.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 39 passes (79% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 17.
Leicester City: Formation and Lineups
Leicester City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Talking about the opposition, Brendan Rodgers played with: Danny Ward , Timothy Castagne , Daniel Amartey , Çağlar Söyüncü, Wout Faes , Luke Thomas , Wilfred Ndidi , Youri Tielemans , Marc Albrighton , Ayoze Pérez , Harvey Barnes , Patson Daka .
Leicester City made 3 changes: L. Thomas for Kelechi Iheanacho (64′), P. Daka for Jamie Vardy (64′) and Ayoze Pérez for Nampalys Mendy (84′).
Best player: Danny Ward
The player that probably impressed the most for Leicester City was the goalkeeper: Danny Ward. His rating is 8.14. He performed 7 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Carabao Cup