Club football is back – the EFL Cup has resumed without any sensations

EFL CUP Last 16 | Setanta Sports

In the United Kingdom and accordingly, football on has been updated. Before the resume of Premier League, the teams played in the EFL Cup. The first day of the last 16 passed without sensation.

Newcastle 1:0 Bournemouth

Newcastle beat Bournemouth 1:0 as Adam Smith scored the only goal of the match in his own goal.

In the first 45 minutes Eddie Howe’s team dominated at St. James Park. The guests didn’t even have shot attempted on goal.

Eddie Howe was against his former team, the fact added extra intrigue to the match. Becoming the manager of Georgies it was the second meeting against Bournemouth. The first one in the Premier League ended 1:1.

Alexander Isak is still injured, and Alan Saint-Maximin, who appeared on the field in the second half, took the lead.

The only own goal of the match was scored in the 67th minute by Adam Smith.

In the remaining time, Gary O’Neill’s team became more active, but the Cherries could not change the score. In the end, Newcastle went through the quarterfinal.

Milton Keynes Dons 0:3 Leicester

MK Dons lost 0:3 at home to Leicester. More than 15,000 fans came to cheer on the England League One team at the M.K. Stadium.

The third-ranked division team could not resist the winner of the Premier League season 2015/16.

Yuri Tielemans, Ayoze Perez, and Jamie Vardy scored for Foxes against a team which is in the League One relegation zone.

Remaining EFL Cup fixtures

In the remaining matches, Southampton beat League One Lincoln, and Wolverhampton won against League Two side Gillingham.

  • Southampton 2:1 Lincoln
  • Wolves 2:0 Gillingham

Setanta Sports customers will see 4 more matches of EFL Cup last 16 round.

  • Blackburn vs Nottingham Forest
  • Charlton vs Brighton
  • Manchester United vs Burnley
  • Manchester City vs Liverpool

The quarterfinal draw will take place at the Etihad after Manchester City-Liverpool. The matches will be held on January 10.

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Irakli Imedadze
Irakli Imedadze
I'm a sports writer and football commentator at Setanta Sports with five years of experience. The view, moreover, axiom that sport is more than just physical activity or something like that involves me from head to toe in this industry and becomes an inseparable part of my life. I'm a specialist in international affairs, with a concentration in the middle east. In my opinion, that knowledge of orientalism helps me to orientate well in sports also.

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