Tag Archives: Carabao Cup

Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea (agg 2-1) : Granit Xhaka’s strike books Arsene Wenger’s men place at Wembley


Arsenal began life after Alexis Sanchez with a comeback victory over London rivals Chelsea to reach their first League Cup final in seven years. Following a goalless first leg at Stamford Bridge, this instalment of the semi-final was more akin to the lively Premier League meeting here just 21 days ago and it was Granit Xhaka’s second half strike which ...

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Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal: Wasteful Blues unable to gain advantage in Carabao Cup first leg


Arsenal stood firm in a Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg stalemate with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. A thrilling 2-2 Premier League draw at the Emirates Stadium a week ago was followed by a cagey encounter here. The Blues had the better opportunities to take a first-leg lead, but Cesc Fabregas and Andreas Christensen spurned headed opportunities either side of half-time in ...

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Manchester City 2-1 Bristol City: Pep Guardiola’s side labour to win in Carabao Cup first leg


Manchester City needed a late Sergio Aguero winner to claim a 2-1 advantage from the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Bristol City. The runaway Premier League leaders were given a stern test by the Championship side and fell behind to a Bobby Reid penalty after 44 minutes at the Etihad Stadium. Pep Guardiola’s men created numerous chances ...

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Carabao Cup: Bristol City face Man Utd in quarter-finals

Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard (left) scored to help his side overcome Swansea 2-0 in the last round of the Carabao Cup

The Carabao Cup quarter-final draw paired Bristol City with Manchester United after technical problems kept fans waiting almost two hours in a failed attempt to broadcast on Twitter. Arsenal will face West Ham, Leicester City are at home to Manchester City and Chelsea host Bournemouth. The draw was intended to be shown live at 16:00 BST. However, after four announcements ...

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“Wembley win shows we are West Ham United”- Andre Ayew

West Ham United's French-born Ghanaian midfielder Andre Ayew (C) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium in London, on October 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ian KINGTON / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.  /         (Photo credit should read IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Two-goal Andre Ayew insists West Ham United’s never-say-die attitude inspired them to come from 2-0 down to defeat Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabaco Cup. The Hammers’ hopes of reaching the quarter-finals looked all but dead and buried when first half goals from Moussa Sissoko and Dele Alli sent them back to the dressing room two goals behind at the break. ...

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Carabao Cup fourth round: Tottenham to play West Ham, Manchester United face Swansea trip


Holders Manchester United will travel to Swansea in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup. Jose Mourinho’s side beat Championship Burton 4-1 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night to secure their place in the draw. Chelsea, 5-1 winners against Nottingham Forest, will welcome Everton – who beat Sunderland 3-0 – to Stamford Bridge. Tottenham host London rivals West Ham at ...

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