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Man City against Tottenham ... City take a header for Laporte in the 82nd minute

Emeric LaPorte scored Manchester City's first goal against Tottenham Hotspur in the 82nd minute in the match held at Wembley Stadium, in the final match of the current edition of the English Professional League Cup for the current season 2020-2021, to make the score 1-0 for City.

Laporte scored with a superb header after a cross from Kevin de Bruyne's free kick.

Man City, led by Spanish coach Pep Guardiola, qualified for the final of the English League Cup at the expense of its neighbor, Manchester United, with two unanswered goals, in the Derby, which brought them together at "Old Trafford" in the framework of the semi-finals of the competition.

While Tottenham Hotspur booked their seat in the final match after overcoming the Brentford team from the first division "Championship", with a clean double, in the meeting that brought them together at the "Tottenham" stadium, in the semi-final round.

The formation of the Tottenham Hotspur team witnessed the presence of the star Harry Kane after recovering from the injury, and the same current for the Belgian Kevin De Bruyne, who is participating with City after returning from the injury.

The "Spurs" is running in the Professional League Cup final a few days after the departure of its Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho, who was suddenly sacked, with the young coach Ryan Mason, who has not yet reached the age of thirty, assuming the task temporarily.

Manchester City


Goalkeeper: Zach Stephen

Defense line: Walker - Laporte - Robin Diaz - Cancelo

Midfielders: Fernandinho - De Bruyne - Gundogan

Attack: Riyad Mahrez, Sterling, Phil Foden

Tottenham Hotspur


Goalkeeper: Hugo Lloris.

Defensive line: Aurier - Alderferield - Dyer - Regilon

Midfield: Pierre Hoeberg - Winx - Lou Celso

Offensive line: Lucas Moura - Son - Harry Kane

Manchester City is ranked second in the list of clubs that have won the English Professional League Cup in history with 7 titles behind leaders Liverpool with 8 titles, knowing that the Citizens have won the title in the last 3 seasons.

Tottenham Hotspur has 4 League Cup titles, the last of which came in the 2007-2008 season when the Spurs won the final match at the expense of Chelsea with two goals to one.

Tottenham reached the final of the English League Cup for the ninth time in its history, as it is the second most popular club after Liverpool 12 times.

Tottenham also qualified for the first domestic championship final since the League Cup final in the 2014-2015 season, when they lost in the final 2-0 to Chelsea.

The Professional League Cup final witnesses an audience of 8,000, after the English Clubs Association agreed to allow this number of fans to attend the stands at "Wembley" stadium, amid strict procedures and a strict health protocol.