Man City lifts League Cup

Feb 29, 2016

Man City lifts League Cup

A week after letting in five goals, Willy Caballero made three saves in a penalty shootout against Liverpool to help Manchester City win the League Cup on Sunday and claim its fifth major trophy since 2011. Though the Argentine goalkeeper is the second-choice behind ...

Aguero sends City into League Cup final

Jan 28, 2016

Aguero sends City into League Cup final

Manchester City relied on a controversial decision by officials and another decisive late goal from Sergio Aguero to set up an English League Cup final against Liverpool on Wednesday. City came from behind to beat Everton 3-1 in a compelling second leg and seal ...

Liverpool reaches League Cup final

Jan 27, 2016

Liverpool reaches League Cup final

Juergen Klopp sat behind a wall of Liverpool players and coaching staff, using the reaction of fans to gauge the ebb and flow of the penalty shootout. In the end, the eruption inside Anfield told him everything he needed to know: Liverpool was heading ...

Everton beats Man City in first leg of semifinals

Jan 7, 2016

Everton beats Man City in first leg of semifinals

A Merseyside derby in the English League Cup final was closer to reality after Everton beat Manchester City 2-1 in the first leg of their semifinal on Wednesday, with in-form Romelu Lukaku grabbing the winner. Lukaku scored his 19th goal of the season when ...

Injuries mar Liverpool's victory over Stoke in League Cup

Jan 6, 2016

Injuries mar Liverpool's victory over Stoke in League Cup

Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Stoke in an English League Cup semifinal first leg came at a cost on Tuesday, with Philippe Coutinho and Dejan Lovren hurt and manager Juergen Klopp acknowledging he may need new signings. After Coutinho and Lovren walked off with hamstring ...

Dec 3, 2015

Liverpool routs Southampton in League Cup quarterfinals

Liverpool recovered from conceding inside the first minute to thrash Southampton 6-1 away in the League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday as Juergen Klopp’s impressive start as manager continued. Divock Origi scored a hat trick — his first goals for Liverpool — after fellow striker ...

City thrashes Hull to reach League Cup semifinals

Dec 2, 2015

City thrashes Hull to reach League Cup semifinals

Manchester City thrashed Hull 4-1 and advanced to the League Cup semifinals on Tuesday, while Everton and Stoke also progressed with victories against second-tier opposition. Wilfried Bony gave City an early lead, converting after Kevin De Bruyne’s low shot from distance rebounded off the ...

Middlesbrough dumps Man United out of League Cup

Oct 29, 2015

Middlesbrough dumps Man United out of League Cup

Wayne Rooney’s spot kick was saved as Manchester United was eliminated from the League Cup by second-tier Middlesbrough in a shootout on Wednesday in the latest fourth-round shock. Michael Carrick and Ashley Young joined Rooney in also missing from the spot for United as ...

Chelsea, Arsenal exit League Cup

Oct 28, 2015

Chelsea, Arsenal exit League Cup

Chelsea’s miserable start to the season continued on Tuesday after it was knocked out in the fourth round of the English League Cup on penalties by 10-man Stoke. The defending Premier League and League Cup champion lost 5-4 in the shootout, with key playmaker ...

Newcastle shocked in League Cup

Sep 24, 2015

Newcastle shocked in League Cup

Newcastle’s troubled season lurched to another low when the Premier League struggler was knocked out of the League Cup by second-tier Sheffield Wednesday, while Liverpool only avoided embarrassment against fourth-tier Carlisle United by winning on penalties on Wednesday. Liverpool only led briefly in the ...

Chelsea wins  League Cup

Mar 2, 2015

Chelsea wins League Cup

The longest title drought of Jose Mourinho’s managerial career ended, and the prospects of League Cup glory being followed by Premier League glory also improved on Sunday. Before Premier League leader Chelsea beat Tottenham 2-0 in the first final of the English season, second-place ...