Premier League confirm Newcastle United drawn away to Leeds in Premier League Cup semis
Newcastle United’s young stars fought through to the semi-finals of the Premier League Cup on Monday.
The game ended 2-2 in 90 minutes, only for the Magpies to win it in extra time. Captain Owen Bailey seeing his penalty saved but midfielder Mo Sangare knocking in the rebound.
The draw has taken place on Tuesday and the NUFC Under 23s have drawn Leeds United away.
In the other semi-final, Swansea are up against either Everton or Blackburn.
Official Premier League announcement:
‘Newcastle United will travel to Leeds United in the semi-finals of the Premier League Cup.
Mo Sangare’s extra-time goal sealed a 3-2 win for Newcastle over Derby County in the quarter-finals, while Leeds’ 3-1 victory at Burnley took them to the last four.
The two teams will be facing each for a third time in the competition this season after being drawn together in Group H, where honours were even.
Leeds won 3-1 at home, while Newcastle triumphed 2-0 in the reverse fixture.
In the other semi-final, 2016/17 PL Cup winners Swansea City will host Everton or Blackburn Rovers.
Swansea edged past Nottingham Forest on penalties in their quarter-final, while the winner of Everton and Blackburn will be decided on Tuesday 23 April.
The semi-finals are set to be played between 30 April and 10 May.
PL Cup semi-final draw
Leeds United v Newcastle United
Swansea City v Everton/Blackburn Rovers’
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