Arsenal and Chelsea sink in the Carabao play offs


Goals from Riyad Mahrez in the 53rd minute and Alvarez in the 57th minute ensured Manchester city a win in the Carabao cup play offs against Chelsea. After an unfruitful first half, Left winger Riyad Mahrez opened the score stunner with a fast stunner after a messy defensive mistake by Kalidou Koulbaly. Less than ten minutes later, youngstar Alvarez scored a bounce back goal after it was punched by Benjamin Mendy out of site.

Elsewhere Arsenal had to deal with their first loss over a long time after a humiliating 3-1 defeat by Brighton and hove Albion, the premier league toppers had opened the score panel via Nketiah in the 20th minute, but Danny Welbeck equalized it through a penalty in the 27th minute.

Other results from the play offs are as follows

Arsenal 1-3 Brighton
Goals: Nketiah 20′, Welbeck 27′ (P), Mitoma 58′, Lamptey 71′

Nottingham 2-0 Tottenham
Goals: Renan Lodi 50′, Lingard 57′

Wolves 1-0 Leeds
Goal: Boubacar Traoré 85′

Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea
Goals: Mahrez 53′, Álvarez 58′

Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea
Goals: Mahrez 53′, Álvarez 58′

Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Leeds, Crystal Palace and Westham have been ruled out of the game. Tomorrow manchester united is expected to meet with aston villa at home ground, over the weekend Manchester United suffered a 3-1defeat against the incumbents at their home ground


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