Man Utd v Newcastle: Carabao Cup final pictures
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Newcastle’s hopes of a first trophy since 1955 were dashed by Manchester United at Wembley in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday. Casemiro and a Sven Botman own goal were enough to down Eddie Howe’s Magpies in what was the club’s first cup final since May 1999. Express Sport rates and slates Newcastle’s players after a disappointing evening under the arch.
Loris Karius – 7
Thrown back into the spotlight after Nick Pope’s inopportune red card last weekend and held up well considering his lack of football.
Kieran Trippier – 7
The Newcastle captain was involved in most of his side’s handful of promising moments with his overlapping down the right.
Fabian Schar – 6
Surprising he stayed on after clashing of heads with Lisandro Martinez which left him needing prolonged treatment.
Sven Botman – 5
Own goal and a booking for throwing the ball down petulantly. Not the cup final he dreamed of.
Dan Burn – 6
A proud day for the boy from Blyth but no fairytale. Wasted Newcastle’s best opportunity with off-target first half header.
Bruno Guimaraes – 7
Back from three-match suspension, he gave everything to try to put Newcastle on the front foot but to no avail.
Sean Longstaff – 6
Goalscoring hero of the semi-final against Southampton but substituted at half-time at Wembley to make way for Alexander Isak.
Joelinton – 6
Deployed in midfield with Joe Willock not fit enough to start, main impact was booking for the ungainly scragging of Casemiro.
Miguel Almiron – 5
Lots of energy but very little in the way of end product from the Paraguayan.
Allan Saint-Maximin – 6
Stood up Diogo Dalot with one nice swift-shoe shuffle but could not influence the game sufficiently.
Callum Wilson – 5
Ineffectual display from Newcastle’s spearhead, admittedly without much in the way of service.
Alexander Isak (Longstaff 46) – 6
Jacob Murphy (Saint-Maximin 78) – N/A
Joe Willock (Guimaraes 79) – N/A
Matt Ritchie (Wilson 90+1) – N/A
Elliott Anderson (Almiron 90+1) – N/A
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