EFL CUP! LIVE

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR VS GILLINGHAM LIVE COMMENTARY: http://ustre.am/1sfIN

22:14 – That’s all from me this evening, a very enjoyable night of football to discuss. Until next time, goodbye.

22:10 – And Liverpool hosting Tottenham! Two teams who have started the season very well indeed. Also West Ham against Chelsea, not bad at all.

22:09 – Well hello there! Some very tasty ties in the fourth round of the EFL Cup, with the highlight definitely the Manchester derby, Mourinho vs Guardiola, et al.

22:06 –
West Ham vs Chelsea
Manchester United vs Manchester City
Arsenal vs Reading
Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur
Bristol City vs Hull City
Leeds United vs Norwich City
Newcastle United vs Preston
Southampton vs Sunderland
22:05 – HERE WE GO! The draw is live!

21:58 – Stay with us on the blog as we bring you the fourth round draw live!

21:53 – It’s all over in tonights EFL Cup matches and the fourth round draw will take place shortly, here are all the numbers you need.
1. Arsenal
2. Chelsea
3. Leeds
4. Liverpool
5. Newcastle
6. Norwich City
7. Preston
8. Reading
9. Bristol City
10. Manchester United
11. Sunderland
12. Southampton
13. Hull City
14. Manchester City
15. Tottenham
16. West Ham

21:51 – FULL TIME
Stoke City 1-2 Hull City
Tottenham 5-0 Gillingham

21:47 – GOAL Stoke City 1-2 Hull City. Markus Henriksen scores in the last minute as Hull’s steady start to the season continues. Problems in the potteries?

21:46 – No giant-killings in the 7:45 kick-offs and unless Gillingham pull off the most unexpected comeback in history, there won’t be any tonight.

21:45 – FULL TIME West Ham 1-0 Accrington Stanley.

21:42 – GOAL West Ham 1-0 Accrington Stanley. Heartbreak for Stanley as Dimitri Payet scores in the 96th minute to send the Hammers through.

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Erik Lamela celebrates scoring Tottenham’s fifth goal this evening. (Image Credit: twitter.com/spursofficial)

21:39 – FULL TIME
Northampton 1-3 Manchester United
Southampton 2-0 Crystal Palace
QPR 1-2 Sunderland
Swansea 1-2 Manchester City
Fulham 1-2 Bristol City

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Josh Onomah celebrates his first senior goal for Tottenham Hotspur. (Image Credit: twitter.com/spursofficial)

21:36 – GOAL Fulham 1-2 Bristol City. Tammy Abraham looks to have sent Lee Johnson’s side into the third round.

21:34 – GOAL Swansea City 1-2 Manchester City. Gylfi Sigurdsson scores for the home side, can they grab an unexpected winner or is it a mere consolation?

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Ander Herrera celebrates his stunning effort that gave Manchester United the lead at Sixfields. (Image Credit: twitter.com/manutd)

21:27 – GOAL Tottenham 5-0 Gillingham. Spurs running riot tonight! Erik Lamela scores his first goal since the opening day of the season.

21:25 – GOAL Tottenham 4-0 Gillingham. Josh Onomah tops off his wonderful evening with his first goal for the club!

21:23 –  GOAL QPR 1-2 Sunderland. It’s Paddy McNair again! Doubled his tally for the evening and his short Sunderland career!

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Jake Hesketh celebrates his first senior goal for Southampton. Currently 2-0 to the Saints. (Image Credit: twitter.com/southamptonfc)

21:18 –  GOAL Northampton 1-3 Manchester United. Marcus Rashford continues his excellent year with the third goal against the Cobblers. Surely game over now?

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Sandro celebrates the opening goal at Loftus Road. (Image Credit: twitter.com/QPRFC)

21:14 –  GOAL QPR 1-1 Sunderland. Paddy McNair with his first goal for the Black Cats, at the right end anyway.

21:11 –  GOAL Northampton 1-2 Manchester United. Ander Herrera has put United back in front with a superb finish.

21:11- GOAL Swansea 0-2 Manchester City. Aleix Garcia Serrano has doubled City’s lead.

21:10 – GOAL Tottenham 3-0 Gillingham. Vincent Janssen dispatches the penalty for his first goal for the club! Surely a bridge too far for the Gills now?

21:09 – PENALTY TO TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR!

21:08 – GOAL Southampton 2-0 Crystal Palace. Jake Hesketh has doubled the Saints lead, with his first goal for the club.

21:08  – GOAL Tottenham 2-0 Gillingham. Christian Eriksen scores his second goal of the evening.

21:04 – GOAL QPR 1-0 Sunderland. Sandro opens the scoring at Loftus Road, is David Moyes now under pressure?

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Michael Carrick celebrating the opening goal at Sixfields. It’s 1-1 currently. (Image credit: twitter.com/manutd)

20:58 – Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic come on for Manchester United, replacing Memphis Depay and Timothy Fosu-Mensah.

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Ryan Mason celebrating his first goal for Hull City. (Image Credit: twitter.com/HullCity)

20:51 – GOAL. Swansea City 0-1 Manchester City. Gael Clichy opens the scoring at the Liberty Stadium, just his fourth goal in his entire career!!

20:49 – HALF-TIME
Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Gillingham
Stoke City 1-1 Hull City

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Stoke City celebrate their goal against Hull City. (Image Credit: twitter.com/stokecity)

20:47 – GOAL Stoke City 1-1 Hull City. Ryan Mason scoring his first goal for the Tigers following his move from Tottenham in the summer.

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Cameron Carter-Vickers going close on his first start for Tottenham Hotspur. (Image Credit: twitter.com/SpursOfficial)

20:36 – We spoke about an upset at the beginning of this live blog, and there is definitely one happening at Sixfields!

20:33 – HALF-TIME:
Northampton 1-1 Manchester United
Swansea 0-0 Manchester City
West Ham 0-0 Accrington Stanley
QPR 0-0 Sunderland
Southampton 1-0 Crystal Palace
Fulham 1-1 Bristol City

20:31 – GOAL! Fulham 1-1 Bristol City. Aaron Wilbraham equalises for the Robins at Craven Cottage.

20:31 – GOAL! Tottenham 1-0 Gillingham. Captain Christian Eriksen with an absolute beauty!

20:30 – Northampton fans having a great time and who can blame them?! ‘You’re getting sacked in the morning’ rings loudly around Sixfields.

20:28 – GOAL! Northampton 1-1 Manchester United. Alex Revell slots home the penalty as the home side draw level!!

20:28 – PENALTY TO NORTHAMPTON

20:25 – WOODWORK! Oh how Sixfields would have erupted if that had of gone in! Kenji Gorre’s effort tipped onto the crossbar by Sergio Romero.

20:24 – GOAL! Stoke City 1-0 Hull City. Marko Arnautovic with the goal for the Potters!

20:17 – GOAL! Or maybe not. Wayne Rooney has a goal disallowed at Sixfields as Mourinho’s men pile on the pressure.

20:17 – GOAL! Southampton 1-0 Crystal Palace. Charlie Austin scores the penalty for the Saints, his fourth goal in six days.

20:16 – A very quiet opening in the EFL Cup tonight. Hoping for more goals later on this evening!

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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney with an early sighter at Sixfields. (Image Credit: telegraph.co.uk)

20:06 – Carrick’s goal for Manchester United was his first since March 15th 2015. That was against Tottenham Hotspur in a 3-0 at Old Trafford.

20:03 – GOAL! Northampton 0-1 Manchester United. Michael Carrick has put the away side in front!

20:02 – Follow live commentary of our feature match now! http://ustre.am/1sfIN

19:59 – GOAL! Fulham 1-0 Bristol City. Lucas Piazon with the goal for the Cottagers.

19:52 – CHANCE! Wayne Rooney, playing up front tonight for Manchester United, has missed an absolute sitter. Shows how low his confidence is at present.

19:49 – It’s a fairly youthful side that Mauricio Pochettino is playing tonight. Cameron Carter-Vickers and Harry Winks, fresh from signing a new contract, make their first starts for the club. On the bench, summer signing Georges-Kevin NKoudou could make his first appearance of the season, as could youngster Marcus Edwards, who Pochettino likened to Lionel Messi this week.

19:45 – KICK OFF IN THE 19:45 GAMES!

19:40 – Can Jose Mourinho avoid a fourth consecutive defeat for the first time in his managerial career? His Manchester United team travel to Sixfields to face Rob Page’s Northampton who are unbeaten at home in 2016.

19:34 – Gillingham team-news: Bond; Jackson, Ehmer, Oshilaja, Konchesky; Dack, Byrne, Wright; Emmanuel-Thomas, Osadebe, McDonald

19:33 – Tottenham team-news: Vorm; Trippier, Carter-Vickers, Wimmer, Davies; Carroll, Winks; Lamela, Onomah, Eriksen; Janssen

19:30 – Good Evening! It’s the second day of fixtures in the EFL Cup, and will we see any giant-killing tonight? There’s a lot of potential for an upset, with Accrington Stanley travelling to the capital to face West Ham, Manchester United facing Northampton Town and our live match this evening; Tottenham Hotspur vs Gillingham.

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