Carabao Cup Final: Liverpool’s fullback duo show their mettle against wasteful Chelsea

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andrew Robertson of Liverpool sit and look on after the Carabao Cup Final match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Wembley...

After riding their luck at times against another wasteful Chelsea showing, Liverpool emerged victorious in yesterday’s action-packed Carabao Cup Final – winning 11-10 on penalties. However, it was again the individual displays of Jurgen Klopp’s formidable fullback pairing which stand them in good stead for the rest of the season with more silverware up for grabs. Continue reading

Sergio Aguero at 32: Time and opportunity no longer guaranteed, with an incomplete Euro dream

Man City boss Pep Guardiola confirms Sergio Aguero injury after ...

If you’re reading this, it means that Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has turned 32. I look at what has been been a whirlwind year for him and what’s in store for one of the Premier League’s best-ever strikers, whose admirable quest for continental club success is fast reaching its eventual conclusion. Continue reading

Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea (4-3 on pens): Sterling’s winner seals successive Carabao Cup win

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Carabao Cup final score, goals, news and updates from Wembley

Raheem Sterling converted the winning penalty, as Manchester City secured successive Carabao Cup Final victories at Chelsea’s expense during a nervy finish at Wembley.

The final itself – three weeks after City’s 6-0 league thrashing vs. the Blues – will always be remembered for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s actions after defying manager Maurizio Sarri’s instructions to be substituted late in extra-time.
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Carabao Cup Final – Arsenal 0-3 Manchester City: Citizens rampant over limp Gunners

Goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva helped secure Pep Guardiola’s first piece of silverware with a dominant display over Arsenal to win this year’s Carabao Cup. The Gunners – who struggled for large periods – seemed to almost relinquish their self-belief after conceding the second.

Plenty of questions will be asked in the aftermath, as the Citizens aim to use this momentum in their quest for the elusive treble while Arsenal disappoint across all fronts as their rivals continue to strengthen. Continue reading