Praise for unlikely Liverpool hero Loris Karius

Loris Karius has faced criticism left, right and centre during the early stages of his Liverpool career, but he was the shining light in a dismal performance from the team in Wednesday night’s EFL Cup semi-final first leg against Southampton. The 23-year-old German was recently dropped from the number one spot in the Premier League, […]

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview, Team News

Chelsea will be looking to book their place in the quarter finals of the EFL Cup when they take on rivals West Ham at the London Stadium this evening. The Blues have been made to work in previous rounds with Antonio Conte’s men edging past Bristol Rovers 3-2 before needing extra time to see-off Leicester […]

Newcastle 6-0 Preston- Match Report

Alexander Mitrovic answered his critics in style as Newcastle marched into the EFL Cup quarter-finals by tearing 10-man Preston to shreds. The Serbia international opened the scoring with a first-half header and after Mohamed Diame’s first goal for the club, and a Matt Ritchie penalty had put the result beyond doubt, he added a second […]

Arsenal v Reading: EFL Cup Preview

After the disappointment of only managing a 0-0 draw at home to Middlesbrough on Saturday it’s EFL Cup action for Arsenal tomorrow night when they play at home to Reading. As competitions go the EFL Cup is at the bottom of the list of priorities, but that can change as the team progresses through the rounds. They […]

Josh Murphy shows what he’s all about for Norwich City to settle superb win at Everton

Josh Murphy shows what he’s all about for Norwich City to settle superb win at Everton

Josh Murphy’s spectacular strike may have ensured Norwich City caused one of the shocks of the EFL Cup third round – but he insists team work was the key to victory at Everton. Steven Naismith’s scuffed finish put a second-string Canaries team in front shortly before half-time against a strong Toffees XI. Murphy’s thunderbolt then […]

Manchester United Team News: Pogba, Bailly Expected To Be Rested Against Northampton In The EFL Cup

After playing three games in eight days since last week, Jose Mourinho is set to give a number of first-team players a breather for the game against Northampton. New signing Paul Pogba has endured a difficult time in his second spell at Manchester United. The world’s most expensive player has struggled to cope with the fast-paced […]

Lucas Perez brace pleases Arsene Wenger

Lucas Perez brace pleases Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger was pleased to see Lucas Perez score his first goals for Arsenal, who beat Nottingham Forest 4-0 in the EFL Cup. Perez made his second start for the Gunners against Forest and was disappointingly peripheral for the first hour before he got his chance from the penalty spot. With the Gunners leading through […]

Arsenal Draw Nottingham Forest In EFL Cup

Arsenal have drawn Nottingham Forest for the next round of the EFL Cup, formally known as the Capital One Cup. The match will take place next month at the City Ground (via It’s a competition that Arsenal haven’t had much luck with in recent seasons. The Gunners have often used it as an opportunity […]