The Carabao Cup threw up its fair share of shocks in the first round on Tuesday night. No fewer than seven Championship sides exited the competition – six of those losing to lower league opposition. Blackburn Rovers lost 2-1 to League One side Morecambe whilst second tier newcomers Peterborough were emphatically dumped out, losing 4-0 to Plymouth Argyle.
A weakened Aston Villa were knocked out of the League Cup by European Champions Chelsea after losing 4-3 on penalties at Stamford Bridge. Dean Smith made wholesale changes to his side with only two...
Cristiano Ronaldo was left out of the squad for the League Cup defeat against West Ham during the week