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Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool reach the semi-finals of the League Cup

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Jorginho of Chelsea celebrates with teammate Marcos Alonso after scoring their side’s second goal from the penalty spot during the Carabao Cup

Highlights

  • Chelsea beat Brentford 2–0 to reach the semi-finals of the League Cup football tournament
  • Tottenham registered a 2-1 win against West Ham in another match
  • Liverpool beat Leicester City 5-4 in a penalty shootout

Chelsea beat Brentford 2-0 to reach the semi-finals of the League Cup football tournament. Chelsea will face Tottenham in the semi-finals. Tottenham registered a 2–1 win against West Ham in another match. Another semi-final will be played between Liverpool and Arsenal. Liverpool beat Leicester City 5-4 in a penalty shootout in a thrilling encounter. Earlier, Arsenal had crushed Sunderland 5-1.

The match between Chelsea and Brentford was goalless for 80 minutes. Pontus Johnson’s suicide goal gave Chelsea the lead while Jorginho converted a penalty in the 85th minute to make the score 2-0. At the same time, all three goals between Tottenham and West Ham were scored within five minutes in the first half. Steve Bergwin gave Tottenham the lead in the 29th minute, but Jarrod Bowen equalized West Ham three minutes later. Lucas Mora again gave Tottenham the lead in the 34th minute, which he maintained till the end.

Meanwhile, the match between Liverpool and Leicester was tied at 3-3 till the scheduled time, after which a penalty shootout was resorted to. Liverpool were trailing 3–1 after the first half but were able to equalize in the second half with goals from Diego Jota and Takumi Minamino.

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