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Watch Stoke vs Man United and Spurs vs West Ham, Capital One Cup Live at 2:45pm ET: Open Thread

 Watch Stoke vs Man United and Spurs vs West Ham, Capital One Cup Live at 2:45pm ET: Open Thread

After yesterday’s shock result that saw Sunderland beat Chelsea to make it to the Capital One Cup semi-final, we have two matches being played today with big implications.

Manchester United is a small step away from playing in the Capital One Cup semi-final, but they face a tough Stoke City side in their path. Meanwhile, over at White Hart Lane, Tim Sherwood will be taking his first game in charge of his Tottenham side with a tough match against West Ham United.

For viewers in the United States, here’s the TV/Internet schedule for today’s League Cup matches:

Stoke vs Manchester United (Capital One Cup), 2:30pm, beIN SPORT and DishWorld
Tottenham vs West Ham (Capital One Cup), 2:30pm, beIN SPORT Play

Programming note: For viewers in the United States, Stoke City vs Manchester United is being shown exclusively on beIN SPORT and DishWorld. Even if you don’t have a TV subscription to beIN SPORT, you can access those channels via online streaming service DishWorld for $10/month. Read our review of DishWorld. And sign up for DishWorld via their website. Setup takes just minutes.

Starting line-ups:

Stoke: Sorensen; Cameron, Shawcross (c), Wilson, Pieters; Walters, Palacios, Ireland, Whelan, Assaidi; Crouch

Manchester United: De Gea; Rafael, Smalling, Evans, Evra; Valencia, Cleverley, Jones, Anderson, Young; Welbeck.

Team news: David Moyes reports that Wayne Rooney is injured.


Tottenham: Lloris; Walker, Chiriches, Capoue, Rose; Lennon, Dembele, Sigurdsson, Townsend; Adebayor, Defoe

West Ham: Adrian, O’Brien, Rat, Collins (c), McCartney, Diarra, Taylor, Collison, J.Cole, Jarvis, C.Cole

Before, during or after today’s League Cup matches, join the conversation about the games in the comments section below with soccer fans from around the world.

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38 Responses to Watch Stoke vs Man United and Spurs vs West Ham, Capital One Cup Live at 2:45pm ET: Open Thread

  1. Mufc77 says:

    BeIn sports make FSC look professional.

  2. Mufc77 says:

    Wow this really is horrendous a production from these clowns.

  3. San Fransiscan says:

    What is going on?

    Just use the feed coming from the UK. Clearly this is not the audio from the ground.

  4. Christopher Harris says:

    Nothing wrong with the production on my end. And Phil Schoen is one of the best, if not the best, American announcer in the business. Ray Hudson, love him or leave him, is one of a kind. I love him.

    • Mufc77 says:

      Maybe you watching something different gaffer because all I can hear is the commentator and nothing else. It sounds like they are 10,000 miles from the stadium.

    • Cantona says:

      Sorry Gaffer can’t stand the fat man and the darts announcer… Absolutely Horrible –streaming time

      Have to ask why they don’t just use the UK feed …

      On the other hand Dyer and Joy were actually good yesterday… Joy only said “quality” twice


  5. Marc says:

    Strong lineup for United. Is the semi-final played at Wembley? I thought the league cup semi was two legs, home and away. Unless they changed this.

  6. San Fransiscan says:

    Gaffer. The fans audio is not from this match.

  7. San Fransiscan says:

    Theur cutting the live pictures to the fans every now and then. Why?

    This is Bein not the live feed.

  8. Mufc77 says:

    I’m watching on Comcast and its improved some as I can actually hear the fans now.

  9. San Fransiscan says:

    Ray Hudson gets overly excited sometimes.

  10. Guy says:

    Lovely weather.

  11. Mufc77 says:

    Lovely weather in Stoke as usual.

  12. Marc L says:

    This Spurs-WHU match is unusually entertaining – given what one might have expected coming in.

  13. Christopher Harris says:

    Stoke-Man United game stopped due to hailstorm disrupting the game.

  14. Guy says:

    Stoke’s passing skills still rudimentary at best. Tough to win like that.

  15. Americano & Proud says:

    Ronaldinho still class with a fantastic free kick goal for Athletico Miniero.

  16. Mufc77 says:

    LOl Hudson talking about Hernandez tremendous hold up play when Hernandez failed to control the ball.

  17. Christopher Harris says:

    Great goal celebrations by United players after scoring the opening goal. Chicharito was over the moon.

    • Mufc77 says:

      It really is a shame he can’t get more playing time as he’s a top pro who doesn’t complain and just gets on with the job.

  18. Christopher Harris says:

    Uh-oh. West Ham United just grabbed a second, to take a 2-1 lead away against Spurs.

  19. Guy says:

    Stoke caught in defensive confusion. Ah, well.

  20. San Fransiscan says:

    In the words of Ray Hudson, “that was orgasmic”.

  21. Mufc77 says:

    Gaffer any idea when the draw is for the semi final?

  22. San Fransiscan says:

    Sorry Gaffer but these two are not up to standards. Phil Schoen thinks boxing day is this Saturday.

  23. Gerry says:

    Hoping for City vs United and West ham vs Sunderland semis. Over two legs the Manchester derby would be fantastic.

  24. San Fransiscan says:

    Draw is

    Sunderland Vs. Manchester United

    Manchester City Vs. West Ham

  25. Gerry says:

    United and West Ham have second leg at home which helps. With City strugging away Wet Ham need to get a draw or lose by no more than a couple of goals and they will like their chances. United should see off Sunderland. At least on paper.

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