Lakenheath Old Boys

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Capital One Second Round Live!

I'm back in the office this afternoon in time to follow the 2nd Round of the Capital One Cup. The main fixture of course is United's trip to the evil MK Dons. Join me if you're around.

35 Comments:

Blogger The Blue Devil said...

The teams for this afternoon's clash:

MK Dons: Martin, Baldock, Kay, McFadzean, Lewington, Carruthers, Potter, Reeves, Alli, Bowditch, Grigg.

Subs: Green, Spence, Randall, McLoughlin, Powell, Hitchcock, Afobe.

Man Utd: De Gea, Vermijl, Evans, Michael Keane, James, Janko, Anderson, Kagawa, Powell, Welbeck, Hernandez.

Subs: Januzaj, Zaha, Amos, Wilson, Pereira, McNair, Thorpe.

Referee: Stuart Attwell (Warwickshire)

3:06 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Early scores this afternoon:

Crewe 1 Bolton 0

Norwich 1 Crawley 0

Swindon 0 Brighton 1

Walsall 0 Palace 1

Watford 0 Doncaster 1

Bournemouth 1 Northampton 0

3:08 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Bournemouth and Palace have gone 2-0 up in their respective ties.

Cardiff are now 0-1 up at Port Vale.

3:18 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Newcastle have benefited from an own goal and are 0-1 at Gillingham.

3:18 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Kagawa is down with a head injury and may have to come off now.

3:19 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Dear oh dear - terrible giveaway by Jonny Evans and MK Dons take the lead!

3:27 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Meanwhile, elsewhere Shrewsbury have taken the lead at the Crisps. Another Premiership team under the cosh.

3:28 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Dwight Gayle has added a third goal for Palace. They're home and dry.

Bolton have leveled it at Crewe.

Port Vale have leveled it against Cardiff.

3:29 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Wahay - the Happy Hammers are 1-0 up against the Blades.

3:30 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

In Champions League qualifying Celtic are still at 1-1 on aggregate in their home second leg.

3:31 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Half-time in the regular 7:45 pm kickoffs now.

In terms of the Premiership clubs, Newcastle, Swansea, and West Ham are all winning.

Burnley, Soton, and Cardiff are drawing.

And Leicester and shockingly United are both losing.

3:39 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

We're back on at the Fake Dons now with United trailing. What on earth could LVG say to his charges to gee them up for this one.

4:04 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Donny are now 1-2 up at Watford.

4:05 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

West Brom have taken the lead against Oxford.

4:06 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Another dicey moment for Jonny Evans. The ball clearly struck his arm but the referee judged it to unintentional.

4:10 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Pereira has come on for Janko.

Never even 'eard of 'em!

4:11 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Bloody hell - Griggs has scored again and it's 2-0 MK Dons!

4:22 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

United and Van Gaal are really up against it now. David Moyes is chuckling somewhere. Are United fans missing him yet?

4:23 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Coming down to the home stretch here, Newcastle are still 0-1 up, Palace are still 3-0 up over Wallsall, Soton are 0-1 up at Millwall, Cardiff are 1-2 up at Port Vale, West Ham have been pegged back to 1-1 by the Blades. Leicester are still trailing 0-1 at home to Shrewsbury, Burnley are trailing 0-1 to Not a Big Club. And of course United are 2-0 down.

4:26 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Still 25 minutes for United to turn this around but they haven't looked likely.

4:26 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

It's 3-0! United haven't seen a night like this in ages. What a nightmare for Van Gaal.

4:30 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Norwich are into the third round draw, having finished off Crawley 3-1 tonight.

4:37 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Newcastle are into the third round as well - 0-1 winners tonight at Gillingham.

4:37 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Palace are through with ease against Walsall.

4:38 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Bournemouth have knocked out Northampton 3-0.

4:38 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Cardiff have sneaked it against Port Vale - 2-3 on the night.

4:40 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Forest have knocked Hudders out 0-2.

4:41 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Fulham have finally won a match! 0-1 against Brentford tonight.

4:41 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Derby have knocked out Charlton 1-0.

4:43 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh my! 4-0 MK Dons - this is becoming embarrassing now.

How on earth can Van Gaal survive this kind of drubbing to a third-tier side in the League Cup.

4:43 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

What a shocker - Afobe just ghosted past three defenders there before he tucked it home.

4:44 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Soton have cruised it 0-2 against Millwall.

4:44 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

This one's not changing in the next five minutes so I'm off home.

Commiserations to the Davids - this was definitely one for you lot to miss.

4:45 PM  
Blogger United We Stand said...

I'm back from Vassar

UN BLOODY BELIEVABLE!!


UNITED ARE SO BAD!!


DI MARIA WON"T HELP WITH THAT DEFENDING!!!



UNITED WERE MY PPP PICK FOR THIS COMPETITION!

5:09 PM  
Blogger Someone Said said...

This is why I followed Kate Bush tweets today.

6:28 PM  

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