Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

There are going to be two big Carabao Cup matches that dominate the proceedings this week, as four of the traditional Premier League top six face-off. Chelsea entertain Manchester United, as Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer aim to win their first trophies at their respective clubs. Although the latter has won competitions as a manager, a triumph in this competition would go a long way to convincing the doubters that he can compete at the highest level. The home side …
Liverpool Vs Arsenal Carabao Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Arsenal Carabao Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Organizers of the League Cup must be a bit pleased with the results of the fourth-round draw. The draw resulted in several marquee clashes early in the competition, including five matches to be played by Premier League opponents amongst themselves. One of these marquee clashes will take place at Anfield on Wednesday night as Liverpool host Arsenal. By their own standards set earlier this season and late last season, Liverpool have been underperforming a bit. They had to settle for …
Liverpool vs Chelsea - Carabao Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Chelsea - Carabao Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool welcome Chelsea to Anfield for the first meeting between the two clubs this week on Wednesday in the Carabao Cup. These two sides are unbeaten in the Premier League and the two fixtures promise to be exciting for the neutral. It is unlikely that full-strength teams will be played by either club in mid-week, but the cup-tie will provide a good opportunity for fringe players to further their claim for regular action. Although this competition doesn't carry a lot …
Liverpool Half Season Review – A Mixed Bag So Far, Needs Improvement

Liverpool Half Season Review – A Mixed Bag So Far, Needs Improvement

One question that gets asked of football fans a lot is “if at the start of the season, your team was offered x points, yth position in the table, and z status, would you have taken it?”. Of course, the x, y, and z change based on the team in question. Many Twitter threads, many Facebook posts, and several fan forums are filled with variants of this question and ensuing discussions. It is indeed a pertinent question to understand how …
Leicester Vs Liverpool League Cup Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Leicester Vs Liverpool League Cup Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Many Premier League clubs are routinely accused of fielding second-string sides in the League Cup, lowering its profile quite a bit. Starting this season, the competition will be sponsored by an energy drink company – Carabao - from Thailand. Could it be that the clubs competing in it are also energised enough to take the competition seriously? At least a few big clubs should consider it seriously, as the Carabao Cup represents their best chance of getting silverware. Two such …
Manchester United v Hull City Preview: EFL Cup Semi-Final

Manchester United v Hull City Preview: EFL Cup Semi-Final

Manchester United will host Hull City in the first of two legs, at home, to book a place in the League Cup final at Wembley, where the Red Devils have been quite successful in 2016 winning the FA Cup and the Community Shield. United are on a great run, their best winning streak (eight on the spin) since they were crowned champions and there is a real upturn in confidence and belief. They go into this game on the back …
Manchester United v Manchester City | League Cup Preview

Manchester United v Manchester City | League Cup Preview

It's the second installment of the Mourinho-Guardiola act at Old Trafford, this time in the league cup with a place in the quarterfinal on the line. The moods at both camps cannot be more different to what they were before the last time these two sides met in the Premier League. Both teams had enjoyed a 100% win record in the opening three games before the international break which stood between the Manchester Derby in early September that City won …
Liverpool vs Tottenham - League Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Tottenham - League Cup Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

On Tuesday October 25th, Liverpool will host Tottenham in the fourth round of the EFL Cup.  The last two runners ups of the competition meet in a clash between two of the top teams in the Premier League, with only a point separating the two. After sweeping Burton Albion and Derby County out of the competition by a combined 8-0, Liverpool now meet their first Premier League team in the tournament.  With another Premier League against Crystal Palace on the …
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