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Midweek Football Review

Carabao Cup final set, while Juventus end Milan’s run!

Carabao Cup Semi-Finals

Tottenham 2 vs. 0 Brentford

Sissoko scored in the 12th minute to give Tottenham the lead while Brentford could have got one back in the 2nd half but the goal was ruled out by a ridiculous VAR decision. Tottenham then made it 2 in the 70th minute via Son and the situation was done. Tottenham reach the final and have a chance to win their first trophy in many many years. Brentford will feel unlucky to get knocked out. 

Man United 0 vs. 2 Man City

After what was a close 1st half in which City dominated but failed to finish their chances Pep and team finished the game in the 2nd. Stones scored in the 50th minute to get the lead. Martial then went diving into the penalty box to get a freebie Fernandes goal but it didn’t work. Fernandinho then scored a brilliant goal in the 83rd minute to seal the win. City look to make it 4 in a row as they head to the final where they will face Mourinho. United and Ole get dumped out of yet another semi-final. 

La Liga (Games in hand)

Barcelona beat Bilbao 2-3 to win one of their games in hand. It pushed Barcelona into 3rd, 7 points behind Atletico who have 2 games in hand. Barcelona still have one more game in hand as well. 

Serie MW 16

Lazio beat Fiorentina 2-1, Roma defeated Crotone 1-3, Sampdoria beat Inter 2-1, Atalanta beat Parma 3-0, Spezia beat Napoli 1-2, and Milan suffered their first defeat of the season to Juventus by 1-3. Milan remain a point clear at the top of the table with Inter behind them but both lost this week. Roma sit 3rd and go within 4 points of Milan while Juventus move into 4th, 7 points behind Milan and with a game in hand. The title race in Italy is starting to gain momentum. Napoli, Atalanta, and Lazio sit 6th, 7th, and 8th. 

Ligue MW 18

Rennes drew with Nantes 0-0, Monaco beat Lorient 2-5, Marseille beat Montpellier 3-1, PSG drew with St.Etienne 1-1 in Poch’s first game, Angers beat Lille 1-2, and Lyon beat Lens 3-2. Lyon go 3 points clear of PSG at the top of the table while Lille and Rennes make up the top four. Marseille sit 5th and Monaco sit 6th. An interesting race in France as well. 

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