Everton vs Manchester City: League Cup Preview & Prediction
Jan06

Everton vs Manchester City: League Cup Preview & Prediction

Everton and Manchester City will be hoping to move a step closer to Wembley when they face each other in the Capital One Cup semi-final first-leg at Goodison Park. Roberto Martinez is aiming to become the first man to guide the Premier League side to League Cup success a sthe Toffees look to reach the final for just the third time and first since 1984. The Merseyside Blues have been exciting to watch but have found consistency hard to...

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Stoke City vs Liverpool: League Cup Preview & Prediction
Jan05

Stoke City vs Liverpool: League Cup Preview & Prediction

Stoke City host Liverpool in the first-leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final on Tuesday night as they aim to reach the final for the first time since winning the competition in 1972. The Potters have reached the last-four by defeating Luton, Fulham, Chelsea and Sheffield Wednesday. Despite Saturday’s late 2-1 defeat at West Brom, Mark Hughes’ side are enjoying a good season as they sit 10th in the Premier League, just four...

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League Cup Round-up: Liverpool hit Saints for six
Dec03

League Cup Round-up: Liverpool hit Saints for six

Liverpool continued their rejuvenation under Jurgen Klopp with a stunning 6-1 win at Southampton as they book their place in the last-four of the Capital One Cup. Southampton, who were attempting to reach the semi-finals for the first time since 1987, took the lead on 41 seconds when Sadio Mane headed in Ryan Bertrand’s cross. But two goals in four first-half minutes from the returning Daniel Sturridge and another just before...

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Head-to-Head: Virgil van Dijk (Southampton) vs Christian Benteke (Liverpool)
Dec02

Head-to-Head: Virgil van Dijk (Southampton) vs Christian Benteke (Liverpool)

Southampton host Liverpool in the fourth Capital One Cup quarter-final on Wednesday night. Both clubs know they have a realistic chance of lifting the trophy at Wembley if they can join Manchester City, Everton and Stoke in the lat-four. Virgil van Dijk is expected to be at the heart of Saints’ defence, and he may have the task of marking Reds striker Christian Benteke. Here’s how the two have performed so far in their...

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Southampton vs Liverpool: Preview & Prediction
Dec02

Southampton vs Liverpool: Preview & Prediction

Southampton face Liverpool in the final but standout Capital One Cup quarter-final tie at St Mary’s. Saints, who are in with a chance of winning their first major trophy since the 1976 FA Cup, are aiming to go further than last year, when they suffered a shock defeat to Sheffield United at this stage. However, they take on a Liverpool side who have won the competition a record eight times and one that has been rejuvenated since...

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Stoke City vs Sheffield Wednesday: Preview & Prediction
Dec01

Stoke City vs Sheffield Wednesday: Preview & Prediction

Stoke City’s quest to win their first major trophy since victory in this competition in 1972 continues with a quarter-final tie against Sheffield Wednesday. The Potters have reached this stage on six previous occasions, most recently losing to Manchester United in the last-eight two years ago. But after drawing a Championship club at home, boss Mark Hughes, who won the League Cup three times as a player, will be keen to avoid an...

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