MANCHESTER United narrowly avoided one of the most embarrassing cup exits in its history, only beating third-tier struggler Rochdale in a penalty shootout after conceding a goal to a 16-year-old school kid in normal time.On a night when ...
Sep 26, 2019
LONDON - Kasper Schmeichel saved two penalties Wednesday as Leicester beat Newcastle 4-2 in a shootout to reach the third round of the English League Cup.Schmeichel saved efforts from Jonjo Shelvey and Isaac Hayden at St. James' Park after the ...
Aug 29, 2019
LONDON - Two fortuitous goals helped Arsenal beat Chelsea, 2-1, on Wednesday and seal a League Cup final meeting with Manchester City, providing a glimmer of joy in a gloomy domestic campaign.Both Arsenal goals received a helping hand from Chelsea defender ...
Jan 25, 2018
MANCHESTER, England - Sergio Aguero netted in stoppage time to give quadruple-chasing Manchester City a 2-1 victory over Bristol City in the first leg of their English League Cup semifinal on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Despite leading the Premier League by ...
Jan 10, 2018
LONDON - Manchester City kept its hopes of a quadruple alive as it beat Leicester 4-3 on penalties to reach the semifinals of the English League Cup on Tuesday.Arsenal is also through after beating West Ham 1-0.City goalkeeper Claudio ...
Dec 20, 2017
LIVERPOOL failed to finish off a slew of chances and conceded a sloppy goal in a 2-0 loss at Leicester in the English League Cup, arousing the ire of its frustrated manager Juergen Klopp on Tuesday.It is becoming a familiar ...
Sep 20, 2017
Silva setback: Watford loses in cup to 2nd-tier Bristol CityLONDON - Marco Silva's promising start as Watford manager came to a halt when the Premier League team was knocked out of the League Cup by second-tier side Bristol City ...
Aug 23, 2017
LYON, France - Paris Saint-Germain took the first step toward defending its domestic treble by crushing its biggest rival Monaco 4-1 in the League Cup final on Saturday, with striker Edinson Cavani scoring twice to take his season's tally ...
Apr 2, 2017
LONDON - Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered in a late header to win the League Cup for Manchester United on Sunday, sealing a 3-2 victory over Southampton after a two-goal lead was thrown away by Jose Mourinho's side.It was Ibrahimovic&# ...
Feb 26, 2017
MANCHESTER, England - Many of the top coaches in English football have long viewed the League Cup as a hindrance in their pursuit of grander goals during the season.The oft-maligned midweek competition - historically regarded as inferior to the world-famous FA ...
Feb 25, 2017
HULL, England - Manchester United reached the English League Cup final despite surrendering its 17-match unbeaten record with a 2-1 loss to Hull in the second leg of their semifinal on Thursday.United, which won the first leg 2-0, advanced ...
Jan 27, 2017
LIVERPOOL, England - Liverpool's season is in danger of unraveling after Juergen Klopp's team missed out on a place in the English League Cup final following a 1-0 loss to Southampton at Anfield on Wednesday.Substitute Shane Long ...
Jan 26, 2017
SOUTHAMPTON, England - Liverpool endured more cup frustration when Southampton won the first leg of their League Cup semifinal, 1-0, on Wednesday.Nathan Redmond capitalized on a mistake by Ragnar Klavan to score the only goal in the 20th minute and Southampton ...
Jan 12, 2017
LIVERPOOL, England - Teenager Ben Woodburn became Liverpool's youngest-ever scorer as his team beat second-tier club Leeds, 2-0, on Tuesday to reach the semifinals of the English League Cup.At 17 years and 45 days, the academy graduate ...
Nov 30, 2016
LONDON - While the English League Cup lacks prestige, it still provides a platform in the early rounds for out-of-favor players or those lacking in confidence to make an impact.Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge and Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain did ...
Oct 26, 2016
MANCHESTER, England - Jose Mourinho has cut an unhappy figure during Manchester United's first wobble in his time at Old Trafford.The smile has gone. The answers in interviews are getting shorter. His list of targets for criticism is getting longer. ...
Sep 24, 2016
MANCHESTER, England - Get ready for Jose Mourinho vs. Pep Guardiola, part II.Manchester United ended a run of three straight losses by capitalizing on two goalkeeper mistakes to beat third-tier Northampton, 3-1, in the third round of the League Cup ...
Sep 22, 2016
MANCHESTER, England - With no European competitions clogging up their schedules, Chelsea and Liverpool are placing more importance on the English League Cup than usual this season.They both advanced to the last 16 on Tuesday - but took different routes.Chelsea came from ...
Sep 21, 2016
LONDON - Premier League clubs Burnley and Middlesbrough were eliminated by lower-division sides in the second round of the League Cup on Wednesday, while Leicester and Chelsea were paired in the standout match of the third round.Fourth-tier Accrington pulled off ...
Aug 25, 2016
WATFORD and West Bromwich Albion were beaten by third-tier opposition in the English League Cup on Tuesday, while fellow Premier League sides Liverpool and Everton enjoyed big wins in the second round.Chelsea was pushed hard by third-tier Bristol Rovers ...
Aug 24, 2016
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