• Evening Standard

    Pep Guardiola explains why Erling Haaland did not play as Man City lose to Newcastle

    Striker left on the bench as City crash out of the Carabao Cup

  • BBC

    'Kudus is going to be influential'

    Mohammed Kudus is going to be a key player for West Ham United this season after his sparkling performance against Lincoln City, says former Republic of Ireland defender Stephen Kelly. The 23-year-old Ghana midfielder helped the Hammers reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup as they defeated the Imps 1-0 thanks to Tomas Soucek's goal. Kudus, a £38m signing from Ajax last summer, was the standout player for David Moyes' side.

  • BBC

    'Carabao Cup offers a glint of light for Chelsea'

    After being booed off in their last two home league games against Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa, Wednesday’s victory over Brighton took on a lot more significance than a third round Carabao Cup win usually would for Chelsea. This competition has now provided some of the best Stamford Bridge moments this season, in Enzo Fernandez’s first goal for the club to defeat Wimbledon and Nicolas Jackson’s winner against Brighton on Wednesday night.