Chelsea take on Aston Villa in the Third Round of the English Carabao Cup on Wednesday, in what will be a very tough tie for the blues. Remember that Chelsea and Aston Villa recently went head to head in the premier league, and it was Thomas Tuchel’s side who secured all three points, thanks to a 3-0 win, so we're expecting more of the same when both teams clash in the EFL cup.
Christian Pulisic is unlikely to return from injury in Chelsea's Carabao Cup encounter against Aston Villa on Wednesday, according to Thomas Tuchel. During the international break, Pulisic injured his left ankle in the USA's World Cup qualifier against Honduras and was forced to travel to London for evaluation.
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1. Saul Niguez. At the moment, it's uncertain when Thomas Tuchel will bring Saul Niguez back into the side after his horror show against Aston Villa. The Chelsea boss threw Saul into the side last weekend against Villa but his performance was as poor as they come and he was withdrawn after just 45 minutes.
With the International break over, Manchester United players have returned to training ahead of their September fixtures. The Red devils have 6 matches in 3 competitions this September as they will be Participating in the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League and the Carabao Cup. Here are the 6 Manchester United fixtures for September.
Antonio Conte spoke candidly about his time at Chelsea, including the unforgettable transfer saga involving Diego Costa. Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has explained what happened during the infamous transfer saga that saw Diego Costa leave Stamford Bridge for a return to Atletico Madrid in 2017, admitting that the player wanted to leave several times.
The race to win the English Premier League title has already started this season. The likes of Man United and Man City are favourites to win the English domestic title this season. This is due to the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Manchester this week. He is one of the best football players in history.
The Premier League will resume on the 11th of September 2021 after two weeks of national team fixtures. The international break always falls after the end of the transfer window to enable players to participate in friendly and qualification matches for their various national teams. Chelsea will be competing in the Premier League, Carabao Cup and Champions League in September and there are fixtures that look easy but maybe difficult games for the blues
Arsenal will face Norwich City in their next league fixture next week. It should be seen as a must win match for Mikel Arteta side after a terrible start to the season. Getting all three points against Norwich won't be an easy task for Arsenal looking at how they've been performing so far.
Chelsea are the current champions of Europe, and being the champions of Europe comes with a price. The price, in this case, is having a very congested fixtures schedule when the FIFA Club World Cup comes around. From the 20th of November to the 1st of January, Chelsea have 12 matches to play in different competitions at an average of one match every 3 to 4 days.
The Carabao Cup third-round draw have been drawn, with Manchester United to face West Ham, Arsenal hosting AFC Wimbledon, and Chelsea taking on Aston Villa. The current Carabao cup holder Manchester City begin their bid to win the trophy for a fifth consecutive season against League One Wycombe.
The EFL super cup third round fixtures is out after a successful 2nd round games. Arsenal progressed to the third round of the competition after defeating WestBrom by 6:0. Arsenal captain Aubameyang scored his first Hat Trick of the season along side Pepe, Bukayo Saka and Lacazzete.
Chelsea football club have been drawn to face Premier league side, Aston Villa in the league Cup at Stamford Bridge. Both clubs have won the league cup five times each in the past, but one team will get eliminated in the third round this season. Chelsea's recent meeting in the league cup against Aston Villa was back in 2006 at Stamford Bridge, when they Blues trashed Aston Villa 4:0 with goals from Frank Lampard, Andriy Shevchenko, Michael Essien and Didier Drogba as Chelsea went on to win the trophy at the end.
Arsenal destroyed West Bromwich Albion to reach the Carabao Cup third round. The gunners hammered West Brom 6:0 to record their first win in this season, across all competitions. It was a great day for the Gunners as they struggled from two EPL defeats to thrash the second division team, West Brom in the Carabao Cup.
Mikel Arteta seems to have gotten a hack on the tactics that best suits his players. The 39-year-old professional football manager was able to record his first win of the season against West Brom during the Carabao Cup match. Their first win is coming after suffering two consecutive 2-0 defeats to Brentford and Chelsea respectively in the EPL.
As we all know, the English Premier League has returned back to action, and as such, a lot of actions have been displayed. So far so good, three premier league games have been played already in this new campaign, a Carabao Cup clash has also been played, and a lot of games will still come up in the coming weeks.
The Red devils will begin their Carabao Cup campaign for the 2021/22 with an home game against fellow Premier League team West Ham United. Elsewhere Chelsea will take on Aston Villa at the Stamford Bridge, while Liverpool will travel to Norwich. Defending Champions Manchester City will host Wycombe Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium.
The draw for the third round of the 2021/2022 Carabao Cup Was released on August 25th, 2021, after the second round was concluded. Seven Premier League clubs - Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Leicester, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham entered the competition in the third round.
Arsenal puts six goals past West Brom in Carabao Cup win, as pressure is temporarily lifted from Arteta
Arsenal returned to winning ways on Wednesday night after beating Westbromwich Albion 6-0 to progress to the next round of the Carabao Cup, thereby giving manager Mikel Arteta a sigh of relief. The Gunners, winning for the first time this season, scored six goals against a much changed Westbrom side with Aubameyang bagging a hat-trick in his first start of the season.
Manchester City have dominated the Carabao Cup in the last four years. They have not lost a final of the Carabao Cup since 2018, they have won it four straight times. Manchester City may find it difficult to retain the Carabao Cup title because of the presence of Chelsea's head coach, Thomas Tuchel.
Ruben Dias has signed a new contract at Manchester City, committing him to the club until 2027. The 24-year-old central defender moved to the Etihad Stadium from Benfica in September 2020, for an initial £62m rising to £65m with add-ons. He impressed in his first season in English football, helping City win the Premier League title and Carabao Cup and reach the final of the Champions League.