LIVE Manchester City vs C LIVE: Heavyweight Carabao Cup clash at the Etihad as Graham Potter looks to put Blues’ successive Premier League defeats behind him

What happened yesterday?
Brentford suffered a shock exit to League Two side Gillingham on penalties, even though Thomas Frank named a fairly strong side including the likes of Ivan Toney, David Raya and Rico Henry.

Elsewhere, Frank Lampard’s Everton endured a miserable evening on the south coast, as Bournemouth thumped the visitors 4-1 ahead of the pair’s Premier League clash this weekend.

Lincoln caused an upset against Championship outfit Bristol City, who fell to a 3-1 defeat, and Leicester cruised to a comfortable 3-0 win against Newport County.

A late equaliser from Charlton helped the visitors edge past Stevenage of penalties, while Burnley came from behind to beat Crawley Town 3-1.

Finally, MK Dons played out a comfortable 2-0 victory against Morecambe.

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Manchester City take on Chelsea in the Carabao Cup this evening, in what promises to be one of the most enthralling clashes of the third round.

Erling Haaland’s stoppage time penalty against Fulham at the weekend kept up the hosts’ winning form heading into the tie, while Chelsea are on a two-match losing streak in the league.

With Graham Potter keen to turn the tide and knock out the eight-time Carabao Cup winners.

It should be a cracker – stay tuned for all the build-up and match action throughout the clash!

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