Lookman, Iheancho Score As Leicester Deafeat Millwall In Carabao Cup
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By Amaechi Agbo
Two Nigerians, Ademola Lookman and Kelechi Iheancho scored a goal each as their club Leicester City defeated Millwall in the Carabao Cup 3rd round on Wednesday, www.bestchoicesports.com.ng can report.
Lookman, still eligible to play for Nigeria, scored the opening goal on the 50th minute to hand the Foxes the lead at The Den.
Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheancho made it 2-0 on the 88th minute to hand Brendan Rodgers the needed victory to progress to the Round 4.
However, for their efforts, the Foxes will face fellow Premier League rivals, Brighton and Hover Abiom in the Round 4.
Meanwhile, Manchester United have been bundled out of the Carabao Cup in the 3rd round.
The Red Devils were stunned at the the Old Trafford after Manuel Lanzini scored in the 9th minute to silence the fans.
In other results of matches played on Wednesday, Chelsea scaled through Aston Villa hurdles after they overcome them 4-3 on penalty to move on.
The regulation time had ended one-all.
Tottenham Spurs also needed penalty shoot-out to overcome Wolverhampton Wanderers on a 3-2 result after the full time ended 2-2.
In the round of 4 fixtures released Wednesday night, five matches will feature 10 EPL clubs who will face one another for a place into the quarter-final.
Chelsea will face Southampton, Arsenal will battle Leeds United, Leicester City take on Brighton, West Ham will lock horns with defending Champions, Manchester City while Burnley will have their hands full with Tottenham.
Below is the full Carabao Cup round 4 draw:
Chelsea vs. Southampton
Arsenal vs. Leeds
Stoke City vs. Brentford
West Ham vs. Man City
Leicester vs. Brighton
Burnley vs. Tottenham
QPR vs. Sunderland
Preston vs. Liverpool
The fourth round matches will be played on Fourth Round – October 26-27, 2021