Carling Cup

Pochettino: England life easy

Mauricio Pochettino may be facing a loud reception against Sheffield United, but having survived the crucible of South American football, he fancies his chances.

Rodgers: Costa lucky to stay on

Brendan Rodgers believes Diego Costa was lucky not to have been sent off for an apparent stamp on Emre Can during Tuesday night's Capital One Cup semi-final.

Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool (AET)

Branislav Ivanovic's extra-time goal secured Chelsea's place in the Capital One Cup final thanks to a 2-1 aggregate win over Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

Coutinho hails improved defence

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho says that Liverpool's attackers are more confident in their play thanks to an improved backline.

Mourinho motivated for cup tie

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that his side's shock defeat to Bradford City will motivate them to beat Liverpool in the second leg of their Capital One Cup clash.

Rodgers enjoys Jose challenge

Brendan Rodgers admits he is relishing the chance to again test himself against Jose Mourinho in the second-leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final.

Chelsea v Liverpool

Liverpool will be looking to heap further woe on Chelsea when they meet the London club at Stamford Bridge in the second leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final.

Drogba wants redemption

Didier Drogba feels Chelsea can go some way towards putting their disastrous FA Cup performance behind them by booking a ticket to Wembley.

Tottenham 1-0 Sheffield United

Andros Townsend's penalty has given Tottenham the edge heading into the second leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final with Sheffield United.

Walker wary of Blades threat

Tottenham full-back Kyle Walker is expecting a tough encounter when he lines up against his boyhood club Sheffield United in the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg.

Rodgers: Sterling looked fresh

Brendan Rodgers feels his decision to send Raheem Sterling on holiday worked wonders after he netted Liverpool's equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Chelsea.

Mourinho: Draw a fair result

Jose Mourinho feels Chelsea lacked efficiency during Tuesday's League Cup semi-final at Liverpool, but in the end admitted the 1-1 draw was a "fair result".

Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea

Raheem Sterling cancelled out Eden Hazard's opener as Liverpool and Chelsea played to a 1-1 draw in their Capital One Cup semi-final first-leg clash on Tuesday night.

Tottenham v Sheffield United

Tottenham will have one eye on the Capital One Cup final at Wembley, but will first have to overcome League One side Sheffield United on Wednesday.

Emre: Liverpool Can do it

Liverpool's Emre Can is looking forward to playing against Chelsea again after scoring his first Anfield goal against the Blues, but would prefer a victory this time around.

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