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Midweek Football Review

Carabao Cup continues!

Carabao Cup Round of 16

Newport County 1 (4) vs. (5) 1 Newcastle

Abrahams scored in the 5th minute to give Newport County the lead and almost held on to it but Shelvey scored in the in the 87th minute for Newcastle to take the game to penalties. Newcastle won the game 5-4 on penalties and reach the quarters of the Carabao Cup. 

Burnley 0 vs. 3 Man City

Sterling scored 2 and Ferran Torres got his first goal for Man City as Pep and co got a good win against Burnley to continue their journey to retain the Carabao Cup. 

Brighton 0 vs. 3 Man United

McTominay scored right before half time while Mata and Pogba added the other two goals as United progressed to the quarters of the Carabao Cup. 

Everton 4 vs. 1 West Ham

Everton and Calvert-Lewin continued their brilliant start to the season as the young English striker got another hattrick while Richarlison got the other goal. Snodgrass did get a goal for West Ham but it didn’t create any impact. 

Brentford 3 vs. 0 Fulham

Forss got one goal and Benrahma got 2 as Brentford beat Fulham and at some level got revenge for the Championship play off final. Fulham’s poor start to the season continues as they get dumped out of the Carabao Cup. 

Aston Villa 0 vs. 1 Stoke City

Vokes scored in the 26th minute as Stoke held on for a win. Villa lost their first game of the season albeit with a heavily rested squad. 

Liverpool 0 (4) vs. (5) 0 Arsenal

Leno and Arsenal defended their life out to beat Liverpool as they were able to hold on for 90 minutes and then beat Klopp and co in penalties. 

La Liga MW 4

Valencia beat Real Sociedad 0-1, Atletico drew with Huesca 0-0, Real Madrid beat Valladolid 1-0, Sevilla beat Levante 1-0, and Barcelona beat Celta Vigo 0-3. Several hard fought wins and one easy one as La Liga continued. Getafe, Valencia, Real Madrid, and Villarreal make up the top four with Barcelona 5th. Sevilla are 6th and Atletico are 12th. 

DFL Super-Cup 

Bayern Munich 3 vs. 2 Dortmund

Tolisso scored in the 18th minute and Muller scored in the 32nd minute to give Bayern the lead. Brandt got one back for Dortmund in the 39th minute and Haaland equalised for Dortmund in the 55th minute to set up a brilliant end to the game. Kimmich then scored the winner for Bayern in the 82nd minute as they got yet another trophy. 

Serie MW 1 (Games in hand)

Inter Milan beat Benevento 2-5, while Atalanta beat Lazio 1-4 in two very comfortable wins for both sides. Napoli, Atalanta, Inter, and Verona make up the top four while Milan sit 5th and Juventus sit 6th. Lazio are 10th and Roma are 16th with the first 5 teams all level on 6 points. 

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