In the League Cup (also known as the Carabao) in England, top-flight teams also entered into the second round. And with Fulham, a first-class team was killed.
After 3 days of matches, PhD student Fulham finished seventh in the Premier League. A stark contrast to Crawley Town, who currently occupies the penultimate position in League Two (Fourth Division) and thus threatens to end up in amateur football.
Of course Marco Silva chose to give his entire main team a respite from these football dwarves. A decision he was going to pay for, something he started to show off fifteen minutes after Tom Nichols’ goal.
Liverpool mercenaries James Balaghazi brought Crowley – not even against the flow – after halftime to 2-0. Fulham’s response was poor, with only one shot on target.
Vincent Company is not immediately the easiest start in Burnley. So he can use a boost in the League Cup.
Shrewsbury, who plays in one division one less, just didn’t let him roll on him. In the end, a goal of “Belgian” origin made the difference. Former Standard player Samuel Bastian found the net after a pass from Manuel Benson.
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