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League Two Tranmere 'popped' Newcastle with sensational team goal, one-touch football at its best

League Two Tranmere 'popped' Newcastle with sensational team goal, one-touch football at its best

Tranmere scored a stunning team goal against Newcastle.

Tranmere Rovers scored an outrageous team goal, playing one-touch football for their goal against Newcastle United in the EFL Cup.

The hosts stunned their Premier League visitors as Elliott Nevitt capped off a glorious team move.

The ball was played to the right wing, with Josh Dacres-Cogley sending a pass to his centre-back who played a first-time ball inside to midfield.

The ball popped back to Dacres-Cogley, who himself hit a first-time pass before making a darting run in behind Newcastle's defence.

The ball was then played over the top, with Dacres-Cogley latching onto it before squaring a pass to Nevitt who smashed home from close range to complete a wonderful team goal.

Needless to say, Tranmere's goal against Newcastle sent social media wild.

One tweeted: "That’s the Guardiola influence right there."

A second wrote: "That’s some goal that 1 touch football is just so good to watch."

A third added: "How are league 2 playing football like this against premier league, madness."

Another commented: "That's a very nice goal that to be fair. There's some good football gets played below the top tier."

Image: Alamy
Image: Alamy

Unfortunately for Tranmere, the goal was ultimately in vain as Newcastle levelled through Jamaal Lascelles.

Eddie Howe's side then took the lead when Chris Wood powered home a header in the second half.

The Magpies face Crystal Palace at home in the third round of the competition.

Featured Image Credit: Sky Sports

Topics: Newcastle United, Football

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