Carabao Cup third spherical: Results, predictions and previews


The 2021/22 season could also be in its infancy however we’re already midway by way of (sure, somewhat over really) the third spherical of the Carabao Cup.

Tuesday’s matches noticed comfy wins for heavy challengers Manchester City and Liverpool, whereas there have been additionally wins for Premier League duo Brentford and Burnley. But there have been additionally some shock outings, specifically Everton – who crashed in QPR after shedding on penalties.

On Wednesday, Manchester United face West Ham at Old Trafford, and there may be one other Premier League match between Wolves and Tottenham to stay up for.

Here is a abstract of the outcomes to this point, as effectively as predictions and previews for the remaining bands.

Riyad Mahrez was among the many aim scorers for Manchester City / PAUL ELLIS / Getty Images

Manchester City rotated closely in protection in opposition to Wycombe however dropped the massive weapons within the entrance in a 6-1 demolition job on the Etihad Stadium.

Brandon Hanlan gave Chairboys a shock lead after 22 minutes earlier than Pep Guardiola’s aspect got here to life after Kevin De Bruyne’s equalizer. Riyad Mahrez acquired a keep, and Phil Foden and Ferran Torres made one every earlier than younger midfielder Cole Palmer put the shine on the aim line two minutes from time.

Liverpool have been additionally comfy winners, overcoming a flawed Norwich 3-0 at Carrow Road. Takumi Minamino did twice for the Reds, both sides of a well-taken head from Divock Origi.

Elsewhere, it was a shock at Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium as a Championship outfit QPR defeated Everton 8-7 on penalties after the 2 sides shared 4 targets between them. Charlie Austin made a stride for Rangers, with Lucas Digne and Andros Townsend on the Toffees outcomes listing, earlier than Tom Davies noticed his kick kicked by QPR goalkeeper Seny Dieng.

Jimmy Dunne then made the winner and despatched Asmir Begovic within the flawed approach to hit his penalty in the highest nook.

Everton are out of the Carabao Cup after shedding on penalties / Marc Atkins / Getty Images

It was additionally successful Southampton on penalties (4-2) after a 2-2 draw with Sheffield United at Bramall Lane, as effectively Leeds – who defeated Fulham 6-5 of their shootout at Craven Cottage after a goalless draw.

Premier League new boys Watford, who rotated quite a lot of gamers, was one other spherical three accident, crashed out 3-1 to Stoke on Vicarage Road after targets from Nick Powell, Sam Clucas and Josh Tymon.

Burnley crossed into spherical 4 when Jay Rodriguez scored 4 targets – his first treble or extra in over a decade – in a 4-1 victory over Rochdale, whereas it was an excellent extra spectacular win for Brentford. Thomas Frank’s aspect took 7-0 victories over Oldham Athletic, who spearheaded 4 extra targets – this time from Marcus Forss. Youna Wissa was additionally on the outcomes listing twice.

Preston can also be prepared after defeating League One newcomers Cheltenham 3-1 at Deepdale, as they’re Sunderland – who received the battle for first in opposition to second in third workforce in English soccer to beat Wigan Athletic 2-0.


Brentford 7-0 OldhamBurnley 4-1 RochdaleFulham 0-0 Leeds (5-6 pens) Man City 6-1 WycombeNorwich 0-3 LiverpoolPreston 3-1 CheltenhamQPR 2-2 Everton (8-7 pens) Sheffield United 2-2 Southampton ( 2-4 pens) Watford 1-3 StokeWigan 0-2 Sunderland

When is it kick off? Wednesday 22 September, 19:30 (BST)Where is the match performed? Amex What TV channel is it on? BBC 5 Live Final Score (UK)Highlights? Carabao Cup on Quest TV (UK)Judge? Michael Salisbury

Brighton boss Graham Potter will face his former aspect on Wednesday after successful a considerably random victory over Leicester this weekend.

After a improbable season final time, the Swans are stuttering this marketing campaign and Brighton ought to see them at dwelling.

Prediction: Brighton 3-0 Swansea City

Leicester acquired two targets banned on Sunday / Robin Jones / Getty Images

When is it kick off? Wednesday 22 September, 19:45 (BST)Where is the match performed? The New DenWhat TV channel is it on? BBC 5 last outcomes stay (UK)Highlights? Carabao Cup on Quest TV (UK)Judge? Andrew Madley

Millwall threw Leicester out of the FA Cup 2017 with Ben Chilwell confirming that he was too scared to take a throw-in in entrance of the terrifying dwelling crowd after the match.

These days, the Foxes have loads extra energy in depth, so it ought to be attainable to recuperate at their opponents within the decrease league.

Prediction: Millwall 1-3 Leicester

When is it kick off? Wednesday 22 September, 19:45 (BST)Where is the match performed? Molineux What TV channel is it on? ESPN + (USA)Highlights? Carabao Cup on Quest TV (UK)Judge? Peter Bankes

Just a month away from the Premier League assembly, Wolves and Tottenham will meet within the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.

Spurs have already got the albatross in Conference League soccer round their necks this season, so it is a competitors Nuno Espirito Santo would do with out. This may give Wolves, who haven’t began the marketing campaign brilliantly, the encouragement they should win.

Prediction: Wolves 2-1 Tottenham

The coach has revealed two extra names that will probably be in Wednesday’s match day squad? #MUFC | #CarabaoCup

– Manchester United (@ManUtd) 21 September 2021

When is it kick off? Wednesday 22 September, 19:45 (BST)Where is the match performed? Old TraffordWhat TV channel is it on? Sky Sports Main Event (UK)Highlights? Carabao Cup on Quest TV (UK)Judge? Jon Moss

West Ham won’t should wait lengthy to avenge Manchester United after the Red Devils suffered a 2-1 loss on Sunday.

It was a late penalty drama in it and we predict it will possibly get back, with this one going to go all of the approach to a shootout.

Prediction: Man Utd 1-1 West Ham (Man Utd win on penalties)

When is it kick off? Wednesday 22 September, 19:45 (BST)Where is the match performed? Emirates StadiumWhat TV channel is it on? BBC 5 Live Final Score (UK)Highlights? Carabao Cup on Quest TV (UK)Judge? Jarred Gillett

When Wimbledon’s followers banded collectively to kind a Phoenix membership in 2002, ties in opposition to Arsenal had gave the impression of a pipedream.

Less than 20 years later, Dons will journey to north London for one of the glamorous video games of their brief historical past. Although it should most likely not go effectively.

Prediction: Arsenal 4-1 AFC Wimbledon

Chelsea seems imperious this season / Visionhaus / Getty Images

When is it kick off? Wednesday 22 September, 19:45 (BST)Where is the match performed? Stamford Bridge What TV channel is it on? ESPN + (USA)Highlights? Carabao Cup on Quest TV (UK)Judge? Graham Scott

Thomas Tuchel not too long ago revealed his confidence in Chelsea’s capability to compete on a number of fronts this season. His aspect’s capability to do exactly that will probably be totally examined on Wednesday when Aston Villa arrive on the town, 4 days after a serious victory over kind Everton.

Although Villa will make it troublesome, the Blues’ fringe gamers will probably be eager to impress and will have sufficient to recover from the road.

Prediction: Chelsea 3-1 Aston Villa

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