Everton waste League Cup opportunity


As Everton exited the Carabao Cup on Tuesday the sense of disappointment inside Goodison Park was palpable. The Blues have never won the League Cup and it will be another year before they’re given a shot at changing that record.

Most Evertonians cannot understand why. If there was any year that they should have been focusing on England’s ‘lesser’ cup competition this was it. Instead, they are questioning why Marco Silva has passed up a massive opportunity for himself and his team this season.

This competition was a real shot at silverware for Everton this season. Liverpool and Manchester United are already out. Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City have more pressing issues. Continue reading

Our picks for the weekend’s Premier League action

Riyad Mahrez Leicester City

No Arsenal or Manchester City this week as they both feature in Sunday’s League Cup final, but here are our top tips for the weekend’s Premier League fixtures!

Loris Karius, Liverpool – 22 points

The German has had a tough time adapting to the English game but is starting to come into his own, thanks in part to his excellent form in the Champions League.

With Jurgen Klopp categorically making him the number one at the club, Karius will be keen to continue in proving his worth as his side face a visit from West Ham. Continue reading