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Midweek Football Review

Onto the Semis!

Carabao Cup Quarterfinal

Middlesbrough 0 vs. 1 Burton

Jake Hesketh scored the solitary goal in the 48th minute to seal Burton’s progression to the Semi’s. Middlesbrough dominated possession but Burton had more opportunities and used them to win the game. Burton will now face Man City over two legs in the Semi’s. 

Leicester City 1 (1) vs. (3) 1 Man City

De Bruyne returned to scoring ways by giving City the lead in the 14th minute but Leicester replied back via Albrighton in the 73rd minute. The scoreline dragged out to the 90 minutes where it was followed by a penalty shootout that City won. Leicester unlucky to lose on penalties and City for now what seems like the nth number of times progress to a round via penalties. City will face Burton over two legs in the semis although nothing is ever guaranteed even if it is straightforward. 

Arsenal 0 vs. 2 Tottenham

Son and Alli scored in the game to give Tottenham a sweet victory against bitter rivals Arsenal. It was doubly special that it came in the cup and so soon after their humiliation in the league. Arsenal were poor on the day and now have lost two games in a row. Tottenham will play Chelsea over two legs in what will be another mouthwatering London derby. 

Bundesliga MW 16

Monchengladbach beat Nurnberg 2-0, Dortmund lost their first game of the season as they fell 2-1 to Dusseldorf, Schalke lost to Bayer 2-1, Bayern beat Leipzig 1-0, and Frankfurt drew with Mainz 2-2. Dortmund are still 6 points clear after their loss while Monchengladbach, Bayern, and Leipzig make the top four. 



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