On Wednesday, August 24th, 2022 some of the strong performers in the English Premier League (EPL) such as Newcastle, Leeds, and Brighton continue to transfer their convincing and highly – competitive EPL football game right on over to the English League Cup by mowing down several of the weaker lower – league opposition throughout the 2nd – round even when they play some of their truly fringe players during these English League Cup matches.
3rd – Round Action
The draw for the 3rd – round of the English League Cup was also constructed and it proudly features 7 all – English Premier League match – ups including the spectacular contest consisting of the Manchester City football club hosting the Chelsea squad of excellent pro footballers.
Newcastle vs. Tranmere Rovers
Newcastle was tested the hardest out of the 3 – top – notch football clubs that took the pitch on Wednesday, August 24th, 2022. Newcastle foun themselves having to come from behind in order to defeat the inferior 4th – tier Tranmere Rovers with a final tally of 2 to 1 thanks to exciting goal scores from by Jamaal Lascelles during the 40th – minute of game action as well as Chris Wood who netted the game winner during the 52nd – minute of the match in dramatic fashion.
Leeds vs. Barnsley
Following their spectacular 3 to 0 win over Chelsea in the league, Leeds went on to defeat their 3rd – tier opponent in Barnsley with the final score of 3 to 1 after the Colombian winger Luis Sinisterra scored his very 1st – goal for his current football club. Mateusz Klich scored both of the other 2 – goals for the Leeds football club. One of those strikes being a penalty kick goal score.
Brighton vs. Forest Green
Brighton has already stole away a victories from both Manchester United as well as West Ham in the league and discovered that the 3rd – tier opponent in Forest Green was very easy to handle on Wednesday the 24th of August, 2022. Deniz Undav, found himself on his debut as a starter for his club ever since an offseason move from the Belgian club of Union SG. Steven Alzate as well as Evan Ferguson were the other goal scoring heroes in their 3 to 0 win.
Bristol City Advances
The 2nd – tier team of Bristol City was the other team to advance through the exciting game action on last Wednesday.
Fulham Fails to Move On
Fulham was the only English Premier League team to get eliminated throughout the 2nd – round. In the 3rd – round, the English Premier League teams playing in any of the European football competitions enter the League Cup and 2 of those being the legendary and historic football powerhouses consisting of Manchester City as well as Chelsea who are all set to face – off against each other in a decisive and intense 3rd – round match of the English League Cup competition.
Other English Premier League Football
Other all – English Premier League games revolve around Manchester United matching up against the Aston Villafootball club, Arsenal to play Brighton, while Liverpool looks to defend their championship title at home versus the third – tier football club of Derby.
All of the English League Cup 3rd – Round Matches (begins on November 7th, 2022)
Leicester vs. Newport County
West Ham vs. Blackburn
Wolverhampton vs. Leeds
Nottingham Forest vs. Tottenham
Manchester United vs. Aston Villa
Bournemouth vs. Everton
Liverpool vs. Derby County
Burnley vs. Crawley
Bristol City vs. Lincoln
Manchester City vs. Chelsea
Stevenage vs. Charlton
MK Dons vs. Morecambe
Newcastle vs. Crystal Palace
Southampton vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Arsenal vs. Brighton
Brentford vs. Gillingham
The Associated Press News Services. “EPL teams advance in League Cup; City – Chelsea in 3rd round”. The Associated Press. Wednesday, August 24, 2022.