Manchester City, ahead of the ‘Manchester Derby’, are at the bottom of the EPL

This season, Southampton, the last team in the English Premier League (EPL), advanced to the semifinals of the English Football League Cup (Carabao Cup) by defeating Manchester City (Man City), who are challenging for a third consecutive EPL title. It is the first semifinal in six years since the 2016-2017 season, when it was runner-up.

Southampton won 2-0 against Man City on the 12th in the quarterfinals of the Carabao Cup in the 2022-2023 season. Southampton defended their goals well until the end in the 23rd and 28th minutes of the first half. Southampton was greatly pushed 28% to 72% in ball possession, but played a solid game leading 12-7 in the number of shots. Southampton also had four effective shots into the goal, but Man City did not record a single one.

On this day, Man City coach Pep Guardiola did not start his main players in preparation for the EPL match against local rival Manchester United (Man United) scheduled for the 14th. However, as the first half ended with a two-goal lead, Kevin Debrawiner, who topped the EPL in assists this season (9), was put in in the first minute of the second half, and Elling Hollan, who is running the top scorer (21 goals), was put in at the 11th minute of the second half, turning the mood around. Tried, but failed to turn the tide. As of the 12th, Man City is second in the EPL with 39 points, and Southampton is the lowest among the 20 teams with 12 points. 온라인카지노

Croatian national team Mislav Orsic (31), who also played for Jeonnam and Ulsan in the domestic professional football K League, made his EPL debut in a Southampton uniform that day. Orsic was substituted in the 38th minute of the second half. Orsic, who played for Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia), transferred to Southampton on the 7th of this month.

The Carabao Cup semi-final draw was Southampton-Newcastle and Manchester United-Nottingham.

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