Manchester United beat Southampton to win 2016-17 EFL Cup

Posted on:28 Feb 2017 09:41:53
Manchester United beat Southampton to win 2016-17 EFL Cup
28 February 2017 Current Affairs: Manchester United on 26 February 2017 defeated Southampton 3-2 to grab the e 2016–17 EFL Cup. The final match was played in London, United Kingdom.

Manchester United’s star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice, including an 87th-minute winner, to lock the win of the club.

It is fifth League Cup for the Manchester United.

Manchester United : Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club.It is based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.

The club competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

The club is nicknamed as "the Red Devils."

The club was founded as Newton Heath LYR Football Club in 1878. In 1902, its name was changed to Manchester United.

The club has won a record 20 League Titles, a joint-record 12 FA Cups, five League Cups and a record 21 FA Community Shields. It has also won three European Cups, one UEFA Cup Winners' Cup, one UEFA Super Cup, one Intercontinental Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup. In 1998–99, it became the first football club in the history of English football to achieve the treble of the Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.

For 2015-16, the club was the highest-earning football club in the world, with annual revenue of 689 million euro.

EFL Cup : The EFL Cup is also known as the League Cup. It is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football.

It is organised by the English Football League (EFL).

The competition is open to any club within the top four levels of the English football league system.

The competition was first held in 1960–61 as the Football League Cup.

It is one of the three top domestic football competitions in England, alongside the Premier League and FA Cup.Manchester City was the winner of the 2016 League Cup.

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