The EFL Cup makes a return this midweek in Round 4 of the competition. A good number of games will be played, as each team will be eager to book a place in the quarter-finals. Here are my predictions for the games that will be played in the EFL Cup this midweek.
English Football League (EFL), formerly known as the league Cup, and currently called the Carabao Cup for sponsorship reasons, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football. Founded and Organised by the English Football League (EFL) in 1960, the competition allows teams from the region of England and Wales.
The ability to rotate players in all games of the season is what gives a team the chance of winning the EPL title and more other trophies. Chelsea in my opinion had recently faced a lack of adequate squad rotation that saw the manager featured some regular players in the EFL Cup match that led to their injury.
Chelsea are off to a good start in their 2021/22 Campaign. The Blues are participating in the UEFA Champions League, English premier league, EFL Cup and Emirate FA Cup this season. In the English premier league, Chelsea have played 7 games and some of them were against some Premier League's Big 6 Clubs like Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspurs.
Chelsea will be hosting Southampton at Stamford Bridge for the second time this month after both sides met on the 2nd of October. Chelsea defeated 10 men Southampton 3-1 when both sides met. Now both teams have been drawn against each other in the Carabao Cup Round of 16.
Chelsea will be playing against Southampton in the round of 16 of EFL Cup on Tuesday at Stamford bridge. The west London managed to qualify for this round after beating Aston Villa through penalties. The match between the two teams in the third round ended in a 1:1 draw before proceeding to penalties
England's capital city London is often referred to as the capital of English football, having a reputation for being the United Kingdom city with the most football clubs. There are 17 professional football clubs reportedly located in different regions of the English capital city London. In this article, we will be ranking the top five best clubs in the city by their performance in the third round of the EFL Cup also known as the Carabao Cup.
Three consecutive wins and a resounding 7-0 against Norwich City at Stamford bridge on Saturday may have restarted another Impressive run of form under Thomas Tuchel. It is now 15 goals scored and just 2 goals conceded in those four matches, something every Chelsea next opponents should be weary of, starting with Southampton, who will visit Stamford bridge on Tuesday in the last-16 round of the Carabao Cup.
Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea will be going up against Southampton in an EFL Cup encounter at Stamford Bridge later tonight. A place in the quarter-finals will be up for grabs tonight, as such, Thomas Tuchel is expected to name a very strong starting XI. Image via Chelsea Website
When you look at the current Arsenal side, you would not have thought that they won an FA Cup 2 seasons ago and that Mikel Arteta is still the manager of the football club despite not securing any European places last season. Basically, the only 3 titles Arsenal have a shot at winning are the Premier League, The EFL Cup and the FA Cup.
Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea are well on their way to winning another trophy this season as they beat Villarreal in the Super Cup earlier in the season. The EFL Cup game against Aston Villa ended with penalties with the blues ultimately progressing to the next round of the competition with a genuine chance of winning it.
Chelsea progress into the next round of the EFL cup following an emphatic 4-3 victory on penalty shootouts against Aston Villa in Wednesday's Carabao Cup clash. The Thomas Tuchel's side were outstanding in their performance and interestingly, continue their 100% record across all competitions this season.
Manchester United drew 1-1 at Old Trafford to go level on points with Liverpool who are currently top of the Premier League table. However, they might not have done so if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did not correct a mistake that cost the Red Devils a place in the EFL Cup 4th round.
There is an active media campaign designed to build a narrative that Manchester United are currently in a huge crisis. Despite the fact that we are just 7 games into the season and the team are just 2 points away from the top of the Premier League table. If we are to believe the media's narrative and admit that there is indeed a crisis happening at Old Trafford, United are not expected to win any trophy this season, especially with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still in charge.
Momentum For a sack letter builds around Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's job at Old Trafford. After getting knocked out of the EFL Cup by West Ham yesterday, Pundits are beginning to speculate that the Norwegian could be on a thin thread from getting sacked this season. Solskjaer's EFL loss-out yesterday makes it the 18th possible trophy he could have won since he took over managerial reins in 2018.
In the past, it was a rarity for a Manager and a member of his squad not to see eye to eye because the job description for the two parties is clear. One of them is the Boss and is in charge of drawing out the tactics and game plan while the other party is the apprentice that has to carry out the task given to him by his boss without any error.
With Ruben Loftus-Cheek showing signs of improvement, Thomas Tuchel should consider starting him more often. Although, the logical reason behind this article is about why Thomas Tuchel should consider giving Ruben Loftus-Cheek more game time in the English Premier League ahead of Jorginho. 1. Man of the match performance against Aston Villa.
Manchester United crashed out of the EFL Cup, and the team was considered one of the favourites to lift the trophy. Here are three reasons why the team lost. 1. Squad rotation: this is one of the things that weakened the squad. The manager made eleven changes to the team that defeated West Ham United in the EPL.
The premier league match week-6 fixtures saw Manchester United host Aston Villa at Old Trafford and it ended in a 0-1 loss for The Red Devils which was the club's first EPL defeat of the season. In this article, I'll be talking about a mistake Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made in the club's EFL Cup clash with West Ham United that the 48-year-old Norwegian coach repeated against Aston Villa.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal played their first premier league match of the season on 13th August 2021 visiting the newly promoted Brentford who later beat them 2-0 on the opening day. As if that was not enough, they had to welcome their direct rivals, Chelsea Fc the following week who trashed them 2-0 at Emirates stadium before they even went one man down.