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League Cup: Manchester United recover from scrappy start to beat Aston Villa, enter last-16
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League Cup: Manchester United recover from scrappy start to beat Aston Villa, enter last-16

United had suffered a 3-1 loss at the hands of Villa in the Premier League earlier this week and had conceded the lead twice during the third-round meeting at Old Trafford.

League Cup: Manchester City beat Chelsea as Arsenal, Spurs crash out
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League Cup: Manchester City beat Chelsea as Arsenal, Spurs crash out

Manchester City won the battle of two much-changed sides as two goals in five second-half minutes from Riyad Mahrez and Julian Alvarez put Pep Guardiola's men through

League Cup: Everton humbled by Bournemouth, Brentford suffer shock defeat
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League Cup: Everton humbled by Bournemouth, Brentford suffer shock defeat

Everton were thrashed 4-1 by Bournemouth in League Cup while Brentford bowed out on penalties to League Two Gillingham.

League Cup: Manchester City to face Chelsea in third round, Manchester United get Aston Villa
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League Cup: Manchester City to face Chelsea in third round, Manchester United get Aston Villa

Manchester City vs Chelsea is one of six all-Premier League clashes in the last 32 along with Manchester United v Aston Villa.

League Cup: Liverpool lift title after beating Chelsea on penalties
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League Cup: Liverpool lift title after beating Chelsea on penalties

Having failed to win a trophy last season, Klopp believes his players can use the momentum from their Wembley success to fuel their bid to become the first English club to enjoy a trophy clean-sweep.

League Cup final: Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to seize their chance against Chelsea
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League Cup final: Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to seize their chance against Chelsea

Klopp's side are chasing silverware in all four major competitions after closing the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City to three points.

League Cup: Diogo Jota double fires Liverpool past Arsenal, to face Chelsea in final
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League Cup: Diogo Jota double fires Liverpool past Arsenal, to face Chelsea in final

Jota's 13th and 14th club goals this season underlined his value at a time when Liverpool are without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane due to the African Cup of Nations.

League Cup: Toothless Liverpool held by 10-man Arsenal in semi-final
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League Cup: Toothless Liverpool held by 10-man Arsenal in semi-final

Liverpool badly missed the firepower of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as they laboured to even create chances against the 10 men.

League Cup: Jurgen Klopp wants one-legged semi-finals in future to reduce fixture congestion
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League Cup: Jurgen Klopp wants one-legged semi-finals in future to reduce fixture congestion

Klopp's side host Arsenal in the semi-final first leg on Thursday after the match was delayed for a week due to a coronavirus outbreak in the Liverpool camp.

League Cup: Chelsea 'play with fire' in beating Tottenham to reach final
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League Cup: Chelsea 'play with fire' in beating Tottenham to reach final

Rudiger's first half header ensured Chelsea pressed home the advantage they had earned with a 2-0 win in the semi-final first leg last week.

League Cup: Chelsea take control as Spurs splutter in semi-finals
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League Cup: Chelsea take control as Spurs splutter in semi-finals

Chelsea's victory was their first in three games, building on their spirited fightback from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Liverpool on Sunday.

Liverpool's League Cup clash with Arsenal postponed due to COVID-19
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Liverpool's League Cup clash with Arsenal postponed due to COVID-19

Liverpool's League Cup semi-final first leg match with Arsenal, scheduled to be played on Thursday, has been postponed due to a surfeit of COVID-19 cases, Liverpool announced on their website.

Liverpool's Covid crisis deepens as assistant boss Pep Lijnders tests positive
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Liverpool's Covid crisis deepens as assistant boss Pep Lijnders tests positive

The club have cancelled Wednesday's pre-match press conference, at which Lijnders was due to speak.

Premier League: Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers gears up for City challenge after agonising League Cup exit
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Premier League: Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers gears up for City challenge after agonising League Cup exit

The Foxes twice conceded a two-goal lead in their midweek League Cup quarter-final against Liverpool before losing on spot-kicks

Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick suggests scrapping of League Cup to ease fixture congestion
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Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick suggests scrapping of League Cup to ease fixture congestion

The schedule, traditionally at its busiest over the Christmas and New Year period, has come under severe strain from the impact of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, with several Premier League clubs hit by Covid-19 outbreaks and several Boxing Day (26 December) matches postponed.

League Cup: Jurgen Klopp, Antonio Conte keen for one-legged semi-finals
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League Cup: Jurgen Klopp, Antonio Conte keen for one-legged semi-finals

As it stands Liverpool will face Arsenal in the first two midweeks of January with Conte facing his old club Chelsea in the last four.

League Cup: Liverpool fightback to beat Leicester as Spurs, Chelsea reach semis
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League Cup: Liverpool fightback to beat Leicester as Spurs, Chelsea reach semis

Minamino scored a late equaliser only to miss a potential winning penalty, but Kelleher saved from Luke Thomas and Ryan Bertrand before Jota fired home the winning penalty.

League Cup: Eddie Nketiah hat-trick sends Arsenal into semi-finals
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League Cup: Eddie Nketiah hat-trick sends Arsenal into semi-finals

Mikel Arteta made nine changes from the side that thrashed Leeds 4-1, but Arsenal were never in danger of suffering an upset.

Liverpool host Leicester, West Ham face Spurs in League Cup quarters
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Liverpool host Leicester, West Ham face Spurs in League Cup quarters

Arsenal welcome Sunderland, the only side still in the competition from outside the Premier League, to the Emirates.

League Cup: West Ham end Man City's four-year run; Liverpool, Spurs reach quarter-finals
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League Cup: West Ham end Man City's four-year run; Liverpool, Spurs reach quarter-finals

City's record run in the competition came to an end at the London Stadium as the Hammers emerged 5-3 winners from a penalty shootout after both sides were guilty of missing plenty of chances in a 0-0 draw.