Newcastle United have qualified for the UEFA Champions League (UCL).
Newcastle drew 0-0 with Leicester City in the 37th round of the 2022-23 English Premier League (EPL) at St. James’ Park in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, at 4 a.m. ET today. The result puts Newcastle on 70 points (19 W, 13 D, 5 L), four points clear of fifth-placed Liverpool, and secures their place in the UCL.
Newcastle brought a 4-3-3 formation. Isaac, Wilson, Almiron, Anderson, Guimarães, Longstaff, Byrne, Boatman, Shearer, and Trippier started, with Pope in goal. Against them, Leicester utilized a 5-3-2 formation. Vardy, Iheanacho, Soumare, Tillemans, Ndidi, Thomas, Pace, Evans, Souttar, and Castagne filled out the starting lineup, with Iversen in goal.
Newcastle opened the scoring. In the 18th minute, Almiron received a pass from Guimarães and attempted a left-footed shot from the right side of the box, but the ball sailed over the bar. Newcastle took the momentum. In the 22nd minute, Anderson fired an audacious right-footed shot from outside the box that was saved by the keeper.
Newcastle continued to press. In the 32nd minute, Isaac fired a right-footed shot from outside the box off a pass from Anderson, but it was not on target. Newcastle dominated the attack down the stretch. In the 41st minute, Boateng attempted a header from inside the box off a cross from Shearer, but the ball went wide left of the goal. The first half ended 0-0.
Newcastle took the first shot of the second half. Eight minutes into the second half, Longstaff received a pass from Boatman and fired a right-footed shot from outside the box that went wide left of the goal. Newcastle pushed forward. In the 14th minute, Isaac fired a right-footed shot from inside the box off a pass from Almiron, but it was blocked by the keeper.메이저놀이터
Newcastle continued to push forward. In the 22nd minute, Longstaff’s pass allowed Shearer to take an audacious right-footed shot from outside the box, but the ball sailed over the bar. Anderson in the 28th minute and Longstaff in the 31st minute also went on threatening courses, but neither resulted in a goal.
Leicester missed a crucial chance. In stoppage time, Castaigne attempted a volley from inside the box, but Pope dived to make the save. No further goals were scored and the game ended 0-0.