Manchester City beat Aston Villa by two goals to one in the Carabao Cup Final at Wembley.
This was the 6th time I have watched Manchester City win the League Cup Final at Wembley and the experience is still as sweet as ever. It is always a long day though, with the travelling and the emotional exhaustion which always seems to follow. Today has been a trial of keeping going, but I would not have it any other way!
The City fans were in fine voice at Wembley, cheering on the blues, and very quickly we raced into a lead. In fact, we did more than that, we exercised total control. Yet, in a neat summary of our season, a defensive lapse saw us concede a goal and suddenly the game took on a different hue.
The control partially evaporated and the match began to lurch, between City and an invigorated Villa who were chasing a goal. As the clock began to dwindle down, there were some hair raising moments and Claudio Bravo was even called in to make an excellent close range save.
Luckily, for the third year in a row, City lifted the trophy.This time, in his farewell season, the task of lifting the Cup fell to David Silva. That added even more emotional weight to this moment.
We take a look at three things we noticed from watching the win, starting with Phil Foden.