Twitter reacts to a night of Liverpool misery and all the other Capital One Cup action

By Stephen Barry

The League Cup often only gets attention when embarrassing defeats happen to the big clubs – remember Man United’s 4-0 loss to MK Dons, anyone?

But as Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool all progressed tonight, we kept an eye on the important storylines so you didn’t have to!

Closed to embarrassment was undoubtedly Liverpool, though.

It was already a bad night for Brendan Rodgers by 8pm as Iago Aspas, formerly of Liverpool, knocked in two for Celta Vigo… against Barcelona.

It was looking ominous for Brendan…

That was even after Danny Ings had scored again…

It still didn’t look good for the Liverpool, however, eventually needing penalties to overcome lowly Carlisle.

In the end it all went to plan, sort of…

Liverpool fans weren’t the only ones who were angry:

Spurs suffered some embarrassment too...

It was a nice touch, almost, as they presented ice hockey legend Wayne Gretzky with a jersey, which needed just a quick double-check on the spelling…

Harry Kane almost did good too.

It couldn’t have been much worse for Kane, until he saw who Arsenal’s double-goalscorer was…

Otherwise it was plain sailing as Chelsea turned to the best of Brazil…

With even John Obi Mikel being inspired.

Meanwhile Rooney and Martial, off the bench, scored for United.

They face Middlesbrough next as Man City and Chelsea got the tougher draws.

All that coming soon to another sleepy Wednesday near you!

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