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/ 21 days ago

EFL Cup introduces changes to help avoid US Open Cup debacle

English soccer officials are making changes to the 2024/25 EFL Cup, also known as the League Cup or the Carabao Cup. According to The Telegraph, next season's competition will see a new seeding system implemented to combat fixture congestion. Despite repeated concerns by players and coaches, FIFA and UEFA expanded several of their tournaments in […]


/ 116 days ago

EFL Cup: Pochettino asks referee impartiality in Klopp clash

The English Football League Cup is at stake in Sunday's match between Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool and Mauricio Pochettino of Chelsea. With Jurgen Klopp at the helm for one last time, the Reds have booked a Wembley date after defeating Bournemouth, Fulham, West Ham, Leicester, and Fulham. This may be the first step toward Premier […]


/ 116 days ago

League Cup Final provides Chelsea chance at relief and progression

Sunday's League Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool is the third time the two will meet at Wembley in the last three seasons. Liverpool won both of the previous fixtures, which came in the 2021/22 League Cup and FA Cup Finals. Since those games, Chelsea has gone under new ownership with Todd Boehly, and its […]


/ 147 days ago

Liverpool draws with Fulham to advance to League Cup Final

Liverpool set up a rematch of the 2022 League Cup Final against Chelsea by defeating Fulham on aggregate on Wednesday. The Reds entered the second leg of the semifinal with a 2-1 advantage. A comeback victory at Anfield two weeks ago meant a draw would be enough to see Jürgen Klopp's side into the League […]

English Football

/ 147 days ago

This means war: League Cup to retain two-legged semifinals

Several Premier League teams have voiced their displeasure with the current fixture congestion. Thus, they have called for significant changes to the EFL Cup. Nonetheless, emotions are at an all-time high. The Premier League and the English Football League have once again found themselves on a collision course. There will still be a two-legged Carabao […]


/ 148 days ago

Chelsea advances to League Cup Final with Boro demolition

Chelsea thrashed Middlesbrough on Tuesday night to advance to the League Cup Final for the second time in the last three seasons. A six-goal outburst at Stamford Bridge offset the shocking Middlesbrough win in the first leg of the League Cup semifinal. Cole Palmer, who was wasteful in that first leg, secured a brace at […]


/ 181 days ago

'Give your ticket to somebody else': Klopp slams Anfield fans

If Liverpool supporters aren't going to rally behind the team in Saturday's match against Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp said they should just give their tickets away. Liverpool breezed into the Carabao Cup Semi-Finals on Wednesday with a 5-1 hammering of West Ham. However, the Reds boss was disappointed with the Anfield atmosphere. When the Reds failed […]

League Cup

/ 182 days ago

Liverpool crushes West Ham, sets up semifinal versus Fulham

Liverpool dismantled and dominated a poor West Ham side on Wednesday to advance to the League Cup semifinals for the 19th time. A five-goal outburst with four players on the scoresheet took advantage of a leaky West Ham defense at Anfield. Jürgen Klopp's side had the advantage in every statistical category on the night. For […]


/ 183 days ago

Chelsea through to League Cup semis after defeating Newcastle

Chelsea needed penalties to defeat Newcastle in the League Cup quarterfinals on Tuesday. Newcastle held the lead for the majority of the game after Callum Wilson's opener. However, a mistake at the back from Kieran Trippier allowed Mykhailo Mudryk to equalize in stoppage time. Chelsea then scored all of its spot kicks while Newcastle erred […]

League Cup

/ 231 days ago

Deplorable United falters again as Newcastle wins in League Cup

Manchester United continued its dismal 2023/24 campaign with a pounding at the hands of Newcastle in the League Cup fourth round. The 3-0 loss is the second-straight United defeat by that scoreline. Manchester City defeated the Red Devils in Premier League play at the weekend. That game was also at Old Trafford. Erik ten Hag […]


/ 231 days ago

West Ham defeats Arsenal for first time since 2019

Wednesday's London derby between West Ham United and Arsenal in Round Four of the League Cup ended as a convincing victory for the Hammers. Played at London Stadium, West Ham hosted Arsenal in a game that saw the return of Declan Rice to the pitch where he played for the Hammers for several years. With […]

League Cup

/ 231 days ago

Significant format change looms for League Cup next season

Once the ongoing 2023-24 season ends, the League Cup semifinals will no longer be played over two legs in an effort to reduce scheduling conflicts for Premier League teams. The English Football League organizes the League Cup. Fittingly, it also goes by the EFL Cup or its sponsorship name, the Carabao Cup. The tournament has […]

English Football

/ 265 days ago

Man United awarded 12th straight home domestic cup draw

Manchester United was handed yet another home fixture in the League Cup fourth-round draw on Wednesday. The Red Devils easily beat Crystal Palace at home in the previous round of the competition. Following the recent League Cup draw, United has extended their run of consecutive home domestic cup draws to 12. According to a report […]


/ 266 days ago

Arsenal edges Brentford in League Cup with Ramsdale in goal

Arsenal advanced to the fourth round of the League Cup on Wednesday after beating Brentford in west London. The Gunners only needed a lone goal from Reiss Nelson to pick up the road victory. A drastically changed lineup instead relied on solid defense and good goalkeeping by Aaron Ramsdale. The hosts made just two changes […]

Crystal Palace

/ 267 days ago

Man United dispatches Palace to begin League Cup defense

From the offset, Manchester United looked comfortable against Crystal Palace in their League Cup third-round tie. While Crystal Palace sat back and welcomed the pressure, Manchester United held the ball in the Crystal Palace half. Cross-field passes from Casemiro and Sofyan Amrabat persistently threatened Crystal Palace. Therefore, it was no surprise that one of those […]