The last round of the Carabao didn’t bring about much surprise as most of the top clubs progressed to the fourth round.
Since that is the case, let’s look at the summary of some of the games below.
Morecambe 0-7 Newcastle United
The Tyneside club returned to winning ways impressively by hammering League Two side, Morecambe 7-0. It was a good performance from a Newcastle team who suffered a sleepy home loss to Brighton in weekend Premier League action.
Morecambe’s Toumani Diagouraga got the marching order after the hists were already down 4-0. A brace from Joelinton, a goal and assist from Jamaal Lascelles, Jacob Murphy, and Miguel Almiron showed a dominat performance.
The US defender DeAndre Yedlin, who started at left back also set up an Isaac Hayden goal, while Matt Ritchie also picked up an assist on Newcastle’s sixth of the game, which was an own goal to round out the scoring.
Next on Steve Bruce’s men schedule is a visit to League Two’s Newport County.
Leicester City 0-2 Arsenal
The Gunners continued there winning runs by defeating the Foxes at the King Power Stadium 2-0.
Nicolas Pepe’s shot ricocheted against the woodwork and bounced off the the legs of Christian Fuchs and Eddie Nketiah rounded up the scored on the stroke of dull time via Hector Bellerin’s assist.
Arsenal will thereofre play the winner between Liverpool and Lincoln City inn the next round.
Chelsea 6-0 Barnsley
Kai Havertz announced his coming to Chelsea in his thrid game by scoring a hat trick, all assisted by Tammy Abraham against Barnsley.
In the 6-0 rout, the Blues made short work of their Championship visitors as Havertz’s first Chelsea goal was one of two first-half markers and his second iced the contest.
Abrahamopen the goals account in the 19th minute and created an assist for Havertz eight minutes later.
Ross Barkley then scored in the 49th and Abraham provided his second assist of Havertz six minutes later. He recorded the third in the 65th minute before being substituted alongside Havertz.
Preston North End 0-2 Brighton
Graham Potter’s men progressed to the fourth round at the expense of Championship side. Preston North End after rotating his team. This allowed some talented players to showcase themselves away to a Championship side and they didn’t dissapoint.
Goals from Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Alexis Mac Allister were enough to secure the fourth round ticket for the Seagulls. They will now meet Manchester United, who they meet this weekend in the Premier League.
Millwall 0-2 Burnley
Burnley showed superiority over Milwall by winning the away clash 2-0. The Premier League side were class a bit too much for the Championship’s Lions.
Josh Brownhill and Matej Vydra scored the needed goals with assist coming from Matthew Lowton and Chris Wood. Sean Dyche’s men have now booked a date with either Man City or Bournemouth in the fourth round.
Fulham 2-0 Sheffield Wednesday
Premier League newcomers, Fulham showed their quality to progress to the next round after defeating Sheffield Wednesday, who they shared Championship scraps with last season.
Goals from Aboubakar Kamara and Bobby Reid sealed the win for the Cottagers to book a fourth-round date at West London rivals Brentford in a rematch of the promotion playoff final.
Stoke City 1-0 Gillingham
Stoke were rewarded for their possesive play as they won the batlle against Gillingham. The only goal that separated both sides was Tyrese Campbell’s 37th-minute strike. They will face either Bristol City or Aston Villa away.
Fleetwood Town 2-5 Everton
Everton footballer of the year, Richarlison open his season accpount with a double against Fleetwood to continue the winning run for Carlo Ancelotti’s dominant Toffees.
The Toffees suffered a brief scare after building a 2-0 lead through a Richalrison double after Mark Duffy reduced the deficit in the 48th minute before Alex Iwobi restored the two-goal lead.
Bernard extended Everton’;s lead with 17 minutes left to ease any frayed nerves. Moise Kean rounded up the goals from a Niels Nkounkou feed.
Everton will be facing West Ham at Goodison Park in the fourth round.