Leicester edges Southampton in shootout to set up City tilt

Soccer Nov 28, 2018

Leicester edges Southampton in shootout to set up City tilt

Leicester will face Manchester City in the League Cup quarterfinals after a 6-5 penalty shootout win over Southampton that was marred by controversy over a decision made by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) on Tuesday. In a match that was rescheduled following the tragic death ...

Mourinho faces more misery after Derby loss

Soccer Sep 26, 2018

Mourinho faces more misery after Derby loss

Jose Mourinho was left red-faced amid fresh talk of a rift with Paul Pogba as Manchester United crashed to a shock penalty shootout defeat against Frank Lampard's Derby in the League Cup on Tuesday. Just hours after Mourinho reportedly told unsettled star Pogba that he ...

Old guard provides spark for Manchester City in League Cup final

Soccer Feb 26, 2018

Old guard provides spark for Manchester City in League Cup final

After finishing his first season in England empty-handed, Pep Guardiola finally collected his first trophy with Manchester City on Sunday. Thanks to some familiar faces. Despite recruiting more than $600 million in talent in around 18 months, Guardiola relied on City's old guard to produce a ...

Man City lifts League Cup

Soccer 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 Joe ...

Aguero sends City into League Cup final

Soccer 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 a ...

Liverpool reaches League Cup final

Soccer 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 to ...

Everton beats Man City in first leg of semifinals

Soccer 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 he ...

Injuries mar Liverpool's victory over Stoke in League Cup

Soccer 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 injuries, ...

Soccer 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 Daniel ...

City thrashes Hull to reach League Cup semifinals

Soccer 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 post. ...