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League Cup wrap: Liverpool dumped out by Rodgers’ old side Swansea

Chico, Nathan Dyer and Jonathan de Guzman found the net for the Swans, with Luis Suarez on target for Rodgers’ side.

Swansea City's Chico (left) celebrates.
Swansea City's Chico (left) celebrates.
Image: Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

LIVERPOOL’S SEASON ENCOUNTERED fresh disappointment at Anfield as they were outplayed by Swansea, who reached the last eight for the first time.

Chico, Nathan Dyer and Jonathan de Guzman found the net for the Swans, with Luis Suarez on target for Rodgers’ side.

Afterwards the Anfield boss admitted his former side were ‘the better side’ and improvement was needed fast.

A quick-fire pair of goals in the last six minutes saw Norwich come from behind to win 2-1 against Tottenham at Carrow Road.

Gareth Bale fired home from outside the box to give Spurs the lead in the 66th minute but Jan Vertonghen’s 84th-minute own goal levelled the scores.

Simeon Jackson put Norwich in front three minutes later, slamming home after Hugo Lloris saved from Grant Holt, and Spurs’ misery was complete moments later when Clint Dempsey’s penalty was saved by Norwich goalkeeper Mark Bunn.

Chelsea claimed partial revenge for their stormy loss to Manchester United at the weekend by prevailing 5-4 when the teams resumed hostilities in an end-to-end fourth-round League Cup tie on Wednesday. Here’s how it happened.

Afterwards the draw was made for the last-eight ties. They are:

  • Leeds United v Chelsea
  • Swansea City v Middlesbrough
  • Norwich City v Aston Villa
  • Bradford City v Arsenal

Ties to be played the week beginning December 10

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