Aston Villa beat Liverpool’s youngest-ever side 5-0 with a double by Jonathan Kodjia helping them into the League Cup semi-finals on a strange night at Villa Park on Tuesday.
League Cup: Colchester get dream quarter-final draw against Manchester United, Everton to host Leicester City
Colchester –the lowest ranked side remaining in the competition –have lost both times they have faced United: 1-0 in the FA Cup fifth round in 1978-79 and 2-0 in the League Cup third round in 1983-84.
Champions League: Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen 'ashamed' after heavy 7-2 loss to Bayern Munich, calls upon fans for support
But Belgium international Vertonghen believes Tottenham can turn their fortunes around with Saturday’s league clash at 16th-placed Brighton & Hove Albion
Mauricio Pochettino accepts responsibility for Tottenham Hotspur's slump, but insists club's run isn't as bad as it seems
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino accepted he must bear the brunt of criticism for his side's slump in form in 2019, but insisted things are not as bad for Spurs as a run of four wins in 17 games seems.
League Cup: Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham squad is 'unsettled' after shock defeat to fourth-tier Colchester
Pochettino's Tottenham were beaten 4-3 on penalties against Colchester after being held to a goalless draw by a club 71 places below them, with Christian Eriksen and Lucas Moura both missing during the shoot-out.
At Arsenal but not quite: Kerala Blasters' Sanchez Watt on the struggles of a highly-rated youngster
Sanchez Watt clarifies that he left London Colney because of one simple reason: he was at Arsenal, but not at Arsenal.