Liverpool to play Arsenal twice subsequent week after cup win

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Liverpool teenager Curtis Jones scored twice in a 7-2 victory over Lincoln within the League Cup, and defending champion Manchester City edged previous Bournemouth 2-1.

Liverpool superior to a fourth-round assembly subsequent Thursday with Arsenal, which additionally performs at Anfield within the Premier League on Monday.

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Phil Foden’s late aim secured City’s progress to a match subsequent week with Burnley.

Bertrand Traore made a scoring begin to his Aston Villa career in a 3-Zero win at Bristol City that arrange a gathering with Stoke.


The 19-year-old Jones scored Liverpool’s third and fourth targets earlier than halftime, reducing in from the left on each events to twist in right-footed shots, and was the guests’ foremost inventive drive in midfield.

Jones additionally gained the free kick from which Xherdan Shaqiri whipped within the opener for his first aim in over 9 months.

Takumi Minamino continued his promising begin to the season with a first-time shot within the 18th minute.

All of Liverpool’s 4 first-half targets have been scored from at the least 20 yards.

Eighteen seconds after the break Minamino added one other, stabbing in Harvey Elliott’s smothered effort.Marko Grujic scored his first for the membership virtually 5 years after becoming a member of, and Divock Origi wrapped up the rout within the 89th together with his ninth aim in 12 League Cup matches.

Tayo Edun and Lewis Montsma had made it 5-1 and 6-2 by scoring for third-tier aspect Lincoln.


Liam Delap, the 17-year-old son of former Stoke midfielder Rory, made his City debut alongside American goalkeeper Zack Steffen.

City took the lead within the 18th when Foden arrange Delap, who swept a left-footed shot into the highest nook from simply contained in the pack.

But Bournemouth, which was relegated from the Premier League in July, leveled in 4 minutes by means of Sam Surridge.

City introduced Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling off the bench within the latter levels and secured the victory within the 75th when Foden scored after Riyad Mahrez hit the put up.


Anwar El Ghazi struck within the 11th minute and Traore shortly doubled the benefit towards Bristol City with a volley 14 minutes into his debut after becoming a member of from Lyon.

Ollie Watkins, on as a 70th-minute substitute for Traore, scored his second aim on this season’s competition inside three minutes of his arrival.

[Attribution HT.]

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