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After being acquired by the Saudi State Investment Fund, Newcastle United achieved historic success.


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Newcastle United reached the EFL Cup final at home against Southampton, beating them 2-1 in the second leg that brought them together on Tuesday night.

The hosts owe this victory to the player Sean Longstaff, who scored his team’s goals in two minutes (5 and 21) of the first half.

And Scottish striker Chi Adams scored Southampton’s only goal in the 21st minute of the match, which took place at St James’ Park.

Newcastle United renewed their victory over Southampton after defeating them in the first leg with a single goal last Tuesday.

Newcastle United will be on a date in the final with the winner of Manchester United vs its guest Nottingham Forest, knowing that the Red Devils have decided the match in their favor with three unanswered goals last Wednesday. .

The Newcastle team, which was acquired by a group led by the Saudi State Investment Fund in October 2021, reached the final of the EFL Cup after the season (1975-1976) for the first time in 47 years.

According to press reports, the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF) paid £320 million, the cost of acquiring an English club, to become the richest owner in the world of football.

Newcastle are also enjoying an exceptional season in the English Premier League and are third in the league table with 39 points from 10 wins and 9 draws compared to one loss.

Source: RT

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