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League Cup: Manchester United dumped out by Newcastle, Arsenal lose at West Ham

Manchester United’s Sofyan Amrabat (entrance) and Harry Maguire (behind) after Newcastle United beat them within the League Cup. AP

Manchester United’s defence of the League Cup got here to a limp finish in a 3-0 dwelling defeat by Newcastle on Wednesday as Arsenal had been well-beaten 3-1 at West Ham.

Liverpool overcame Bournemouth 2-1 to progress to the quarter-finals, whereas Chelsea noticed off Championship aspect Blackburn 2-0.

In a repeat of final 12 months’s last, which Erik ten Hag’s males received 2-0, each managers named much-changed sides at Previous Trafford.

Nevertheless it was Newcastle’s power in depth that confirmed as United slumped to an eighth defeat in 15 video games in all competitions this season — their worst begin to any marketing campaign since 1962/63.

“This is not good enough. We have to take responsibility, I have to take responsibility,” stated Ten Hag.

“I feel sorry for the fans, it is below our standards and we have to put it right.”

Tino Livramento and Lewis Corridor have needed to wait for his or her likelihood to shine since signing for the Magpies however the younger full-backs performed an enormous position as Eddie Howe’s aspect acquired revenge for defeat at Wembley in February.

Livramento’s surging run arrange Miguel Almiron to open the scoring on 28 minutes.

Chelsea loanee Corridor then volleyed dwelling an excellent effort from the sting of the field simply eight minutes later.

Joe Willock’s solo run and gorgeous end then drew the sting from any likelihood of a United fightback on the hour mark.

After eliminating each Manchester Metropolis and United, Newcastle’s reward is one other robust draw away to Chelsea within the final eight.

Rice defeated on West Ham return

Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta was left to rue leaving Declan Rice out on his return to the London Stadium, with the England worldwide alongside Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard and William Saliba on a star-studded Gunners’ bench.

Aaron Ramsdale was handed a uncommon begin since he was dropped in favour of David Raya, but it surely was an evening to overlook for the Arsenal goalkeeper.

Ben White beat Ramsdale to Jarrod Bowen’s harmful in-swinging nook however may solely head into his personal web after 16 minutes.

Mohammed Kudus made it 2-0 on 50 minutes with an excellent contact and low end from Nayef Aguerd’s lengthy ball ahead.

Rice was then launched to a blended response from the West Ham devoted.

However any hope of an Arsenal revival was quashed by Bowen’s strike from the sting of the field that Ramsdale ought to have performed higher to maintain out.

“I am responsible for that,” stated Arteta. “We’re out of the cup and we wanted to play a very different game.”

Odegaard grabbed a comfort deep into stoppage time, but it surely was too little, too late as Arsenal’s 30-year wait to win the League Cup goes on.

Liverpool, Chelsea progress

Liverpool needed to see off a spirited effort from Bournemouth and appalling climate situations as Storm Ciaran swept in on the Vitality Stadium.

Justin Kluivert had cancelled out Cody Gakpo’s opener together with his first Bournemouth aim.

However Darwin Nunez got here off the bench to win the tie with a spectacular dipping strike from outdoors the field.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp stated victory would make an extended journey again north on the staff bus reasonably than a flight as a result of stormy climate extra palatable.

“Now we drive home. Long trip. But with going to the next round it feels much better,” stated Klopp.

Liverpool will host West Ham within the quarter-finals subsequent month.

Benoit Badiashile and Raheem Sterling had been on track as Chelsea secured a uncommon dwelling win underneath Mauricio Pochettino to achieve the final eight.

Everton’s upturn in type continued with a snug 3-0 win over Burnley.

James Tarkowski, Amadou Onana and Ashley Younger scored on the night time the Toffees remembered former chairman Invoice Kenwright, who died aged 78 final week.

Fulham will journey to Goodison Park within the subsequent spherical after they prevented an upset by successful 3-1 at Championship high-flyers Ipswich.

League One Port Vale host Middlesbrough within the different quarter-final.

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