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Brazil coach Tite hits back at Kylian Mbappe's claim that Europe has upper hand in World Cup

Posted Wednesday, August 17, 2022 by ESPN18 hits

Brazil manager Tite hit back at France striker Kylian Mbappe's claim that World Cup qualifying is more difficult in Europe than in South America. Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappe said in May that European teams, who have won the last four World Cups, have an advantage over their South American rivals because they play "high-level matches." Mbappe added: "Argentina and Brazil don't have that l...Full Story »

Plymouth see off Peterborough to avenge Carabao Cup defeat

Posted Sunday, August 14, 2022 by PA2 hits

Plymouth beat Peterborough 2-0 in League One to avenge their Carabao Cup defeat by the same score in midweek.Peterborough goalkeeper Lucas Bergstrom made a brilliant 22nd-minute save to deny Bali Mumba, but Plymouth took the lead on the half-hour after a flowing move down the right led to playmaker Danny Mayor teeing up Finn Azaz, who made no mistake.Azaz, on loan from Aston Villa, has now score...Full Story »

Karlan Grant back injury a concern for Steve Bruce after West Brom cup progress

Posted Friday, August 12, 2022 by PA16 hits

West Brom manager Steve Bruce admitted match-winner Karlan Grant is a doubt for Sunday’s Sky Bet Championship trip to Blackburn after being forced off in the 1-0 Carabao Cup win against Sheffield United.Grant’s 73rd-minute header from Callum Robinson’s cross secured a tie at League One Derby before he limped off five minutes from time in a game full of chances at The Hawthorns....Full Story »

Karlan Grant nets winner as West Brom see off Sheffield United in Carabao Cup

Posted Friday, August 12, 2022 by PA6 hits

Substitute Karlan Grant headed West Brom into the Carabao Cup second round as they edged Sheffield United 1-0 at The Hawthorns.Grant’s 73rd-minute effort – just three minutes after coming on – secured a tie at Sky Bet League One Derby in a game full of chances.United, who made five changes from Saturday’s 2-0 win against Millwall, could have been 2-0 up in the opening min...Full Story »

Grant McCann delighted as Peterborough progress in cup at expense of Plymouth

Posted Thursday, August 11, 2022 by PA3 hits

Peterborough boss Grant McCann was delighted with the 2-0 Carabao Cup win at Plymouth, who the Posh play again in League One at Home Park on Saturday.Ricky-Jade Jones and Joe Taylor scored for Posh, who visit Stevenage in round two.McCann said: “I am really pleased. We set out with the intention to get into the next round.“We set a plan out to play against Plymouth and I thought we e...Full Story »

Josh Benson strikes late as Barnsley dump Middlesbrough out of Carabao Cup

Posted Thursday, August 11, 2022 by PA4 hits

Josh Benson struck in the third minute of stoppage time as League One Barnsley claimed a 1-0 win at the Riverside to dump Championship Middlesbrough out of the Carabao Cup.Benson, who was a second-half substitute, slotted home the rebound after his own shot had been parried by Middlesbrough goalkeeper Liam Roberts.Middlesbrough should have opened the scoring after just two minutes, but after bei...Full Story »

Rotherham withstand Port Vale fightback to progress in Carabao Cup

Posted Thursday, August 11, 2022 by PA3 hits

Rotherham survived a late Port Vale fightback to secure a 2-1 Carabao Cup win thanks to first-half goals from Oliver Rathbone and Chiedozie Ogbene.Substitute Mal Benning gave Darrell Clarke’s League One underdogs hope with an 81st-minute strike.But Rotherham, without a win at Vale Park since 2013, held on for victory.The Millers were quickly into their stride against opponents they beat vi...Full Story »

Jon Brady takes positives from youthful Northampton display despite cup exit

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA5 hits

Northampton manager Jon Brady and Wycombe assistant boss Richard Dobson were both pleased with the efforts of their younger players during Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie at Sixfields.Wycombe prevailed 2-1 through first-half goals from Joe Jacobson and D’Mani Mellor but they had to survive a second-half fightback as Louis Appere halved the deficit from the penalty spot.Northampton rang the...Full Story »

‘He’s a real handful’ – Mark Hughes hails Andy Cook after Carabao Cup upset

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA2 hits

Mark Hughes hailed striker Andy Cook as Bradford knocked out Championship side Hull in the Carabao Cup.Andy Cook scored twice for the League Two side, who came from behind to win 2-1 – their first home win in the competition for eight years.Hughes said: “We showed a little bit too much respect to Hull at the beginning, but after that we were excellent.“It was a really pleasing ...Full Story »

Paul Hurst admits he enjoyed Grimsby’s comfortable Carabao Cup win over Crewe

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA4 hits

Paul Hurst admits he enjoyed watching rampant Grimsby overwhelm Crewe to reach the Carabao Cup second round with a 4-0 win at Blundell Park.Goals from Luke Waterfall, Kieran Green, Andy Smith and Stephen Wearne settled the game as Grimsby stand by for a possible date with Premier League opponents in the next stage following their return to the competition this season.Grimsby were particularly da...Full Story »

Portsmouth boss Danny Cowley eyeing cup draw with rivals Southampton

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA3 hits

Portsmouth boss Danny Cowley is dreaming of facing Southampton at Fratton Park in the second round of the Carabao Cup after seeing his troops dump Championship side Cardiff out of the competition.After a goalless first half, Joe Pigott, Ronan Curtis from the penalty spot and substitute Colby Bishop scored to send the League One side through following a 3-0 win.Cowley said: “We’d love...Full Story »

Charlton boss Ben Garner full of praise for youngster Aaron Henry after cup win

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA1 hits

Charlton manager Ben Garner praised youngster Aaron Henry after Charlton claimed a 5-3 penalty shootout victory over QPR.The 18-year old academy midfielder equalised late on to send the tie to penalties.Henry’s strike cancelled out a Tyler Roberts screamer with 10 minutes remaining.Addicks goalkeeper Joe Wollacott made the crucial save against Stefan Johansen – the first spot-kick of...Full Story »

Robbie Stockdale calm after Carabao Cup upset of Burton

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA2 hits

Rochdale manager Robbie Stockdale refused to go overboard with the Carabao Cup victory against Burton.James Ball’s penalty and Devante Rodney’s stoppage-time clincher finally saw off the League One side.“It was a really positive night for us – but it is just the start,” explained Stockdale, who was mindful his side had lost its first two league matches.Stockdale was...Full Story »

Unhappy Nathan Jones says Luton errors ‘allowed’ Newport cup success

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA2 hits

Luton boss Nathan Jones brandished his side as “naïve” after they went out of the Carabao Cup at the first-round stage with a 3-2 defeat to League Two Newport.Despite leading twice through Carlos Mendes Gomes and Tom Lockyer, Luton looked on as the Exiles hit back thanks to goals from Lewis Collins and Chanka Zimba, before James Waite struck the winner with 15 minute left.Jones ...Full Story »

Portsmouth ease past 10-man Cardiff in EFL Cup

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA3 hits

Three second-half goals enabled Portsmouth to avenge their defeat to Cardiff at the same stage five years ago as they progressed to the Carabao Cup second round with a 3-0 win at Cardiff City Stadium.After a goalless first half, Joe Pigott, Ronan Curtis from the penalty spot and substitute Colby Bishop scored to send the League One side through.Cardiff nearly got a nasty shock inside two minutes...Full Story »

Conor Grant’s first goal for MK Dons secures Carabao Cup win over Sutton

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA3 hits

Conor Grant’s first goal for MK Dons earned a 1-0 victory against Sutton of League Two in the first round of the Carabao Cup.It was also a first win of the season for the Dons, who had lost their first two games in League One but controlled the tie despite making seven changes from last weekend.After a pedestrian start, MK Dons midfielder Darragh Burns tried to liven up proceedings but cou...Full Story »

Norwich progress in cup after shoot-out win over Birmingham

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA4 hits

Norwich beat Birmingham 4-2 on penalties to make progress in the Carabao Cup after throwing away a two-goal lead in the second half to draw 2-2 after 90 minutes at Carrow Road.Josh Sargent converted the decisive spot-kick after Sam Cosgrove and Jonathan Leko had their efforts saved by Angus Gunn in an entertaining all-Championship encounter.A cagey first half of few clear-cut chances came to lif...Full Story »

Tom Nichols strike enough for Crawley to see off Bristol Rovers in cup clash

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA3 hits

Tom Nichols scored the only goal of the game against his former club as Crawley gave boss Kevin Betsy his first win in three attempts with a 1-0 Carabao Cup victory over League One Bristol Rovers.Betsy made six changes after two successive 1-0 league defeats and the Reds responded with an energetic performance.Striker Nichols settled the tie 16 minutes from time as Rovers went out of the competi...Full Story »

Late Danny Rose winner helps Stevenage stun Reading in cup

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA3 hits

Danny Rose struck a late winner as an inexperienced Reading side slid out of the Carabao Cup first round after a 2-1 home defeat by Stevenage.The League Two outfit dominated a scrappy first half, going ahead early on when 19-year-old loanee Saxon Earley scored from inside the home area.Reading levelled in the 63rd minute through Kelvin Ehibhatiomhan’s first goal for the club but Danny Rose...Full Story »

Mateusz Hewelt saves 26th penalty in shootout as Tranmere stun Accrington in cup

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by PA3 hits

Mateusz Hewelt saved the 26th penalty in a mammoth shootout as Tranmere came from 2-0 behind to draw 2-2 and win 12-11 on penalties against Sky Bet League One side Accrington.Stanley led 2-0 before Tranmere grabbed an equaliser through Paul Lewis with almost the last kick of the game.It went to penalties and Hewelt saved Joe Pritchard’s effort while his counterpart Lukas Jensen kept out Rh...Full Story »

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