Manchester United hopes of defending the carabao cup suffered a blow last night. Korey Smith ensured that the champions were knocked out thanks to a stoppage-time winner.
The home side opened the scoring in the second half with a counter-attack which led to a goal in the second half. Bryan shoved his way out of the midfield area and then curled the past Sergio Romero in superb fashion.Bryan is currently one of the hottest players playing in the championship. Four minutes later Bristol city had their celebrations cut short with a Zlatan Ibrahimovic equalizer.
Paul Pogba returning from suspension was fouled and the Swede scored a free kick. But then, Korey Smith stepped forward in the third and final minute of stoppage time to drive a low shot past Romero. The winning goal led to a pitch invasion immediately after the final whistle.Manchester United was beaten 2-1 by Bristol city who advance to the next round.Bristol City will now face Manchester City in the next round of the Carabao cup.Manchester United was captained by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and saw the return of Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to the squad.
Chelsea And Arsenal Progress As Manchester City Survive Leicester City
However, Chelsea saw off Bournemouth 2-1 to reach the semifinals of the Carabao cup on Wednesday. The former champions went ahead in the 13th minute through Willian. Bournemouth almost dragged the match into extra time with an equalizer from Gosling. Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata scored the late winner in added time.
Manchester City beat Leicester city who put up a fine challenge on Tuesday to reach the semifinals. The match was decided with a pulsating penalty shootout. Pep Guardiola made nine changes to his winning squad. The league leaders had to go past a determined Leicester city side 4-3 on spot kicks after both teams played 1-1 draw in full time.Arsenal beat David Moyes West Ham who is in fine form 1-0 to keep alive the hopes of winning a trophy. Arsenal set up a mouthwatering semi-final encounter with Chelsea in the Carabao cup.
Carabao Cup Semi-Final Fixtures:
Chelsea vs Arsenal
Manchester City vs Bristol City