Chelsea 0 Man City 0?
No goals in two hours at Wembley?
None in 90 or extra time, so the Carabao Cup Final goes to a penalty shootout.
It’s a very stupid decision to have Jorginho take the first pen and I said that as soon as I realised he would.
1. JORGINHO’s shot is saved by Ederson
2. GUNDOGAN shows Jorginho how you do it
3. AZPILICUETA hits the postage stamp for 1-1
4. AGUERO lucky his shot goes under the diving Kepa
5. Emerson’s bullet pen beats his fellow Brazilian
6. Sane’s pen is saved by Kepa, still 2-2
7. David Luiz hits the post
8. David Silva sends Kepa the wrong way for 3-2
9. Hazard’s outrageous chip makes it 3-3
10. Raheem’s final penalty can decide this game. His shot goes in off the underside to win the Carabao Cup Final.
So Pep’s Citeh pick up another trophy.
Chelsea outplayed City in the second half and N’Golo Kante was phenomenal.
But Chelsea’s afternoon began to get silly with the refusal of injured keeper Kepa to be replaced.
We saw the manager signal for him to come off and we saw No.2 keeper Willy Caballero get ready to replace him.
But Kepa would not come off!
Nobody had ever seen such mutiny before.
As co-commentator Alan Smith said, it was “unprecedented.”
Infuriated by Kepa’s insubordination, Sarri left the technical area and seemed about to leave the stadium. He got to the gate and stopped and came back.
The intransigent Kepa will be lucky to be picked for training on Monday morning, let alone Spurs at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.
Man United 0 Liverpool 0 was a rubbish football match.
Pathetic. A waste of two hours of my only life.
Arsenal only got two goals against Southampton.
Lacazette scored in 6 minutes and Mkhitaryan ended the game in 17 by scoring the second goal.
After Nathan Redmond muffed a good early chance, Lacazette started a move with a nice pass to Iwobi on the left and when Iwobi lifted a cross to the far post, Mkhitaryan miscued a shot that was going wide but Lacazette flicked in cleverly from five yards.
Pressed by Laca, Gunn miskicked a clearance straight to Aubameyang on the left side and his low cross found the unmarked Mkhitaryan, who scored comfortably.
That 2-0 home win lifted Emery’s new Gunners into 4th place.
On Wednesday night Arsenal should beat Bournemouth.
Eddie Howe’s team are much more efficient than Southampton this season, a lot less fragile
But I’m sure Unai Emery will have Guendouzi back in the starting line-up for Bournemouth. The Head Coach says he will continue to rotate and a fresh Matteo Guendouzi will play a crucial role in winning the next game.
All managers measure the opposition and Emery knew he could beat Southampton without Matteo. He also knows that Bournemouth are much more dynamic, confident and positive than Southampton.