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Leicester defeats wasteful Liverpool, Tottenham, Crystal Palace wins


Leicester defeats wasteful Liverpool

Leicester defeats wasteful Liverpool at the King Power Stadium to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

The Algeria striker, Islam Slimani fired left-footed into the top corner after substitute Shinji Okazaki had put the Foxes ahead.

However, Liverpool had dominated a first half in which Philippe Coutinho shone before being replaced.

Leicester defeats wasteful Liverpool

Okazaki’s arrival sparked the Foxes into life and he latched on to Vicente Iborra’s knock down for the opener.

Summer signings Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Dominic Solanke both missed good opportunities for the visitors, who named a much-changed side.

Elsewhere, Roy Hodgson got his first win as Crystal Palace boss at home to Huddersfield and Bristol City shocked Premier League Stoke.


It took Tottenham 65 minutes to break down a resolute Barnsley at Wembley, while Leeds beat Burnley on penalties at Turf Moor.

Joshua King scored in extra time to send Bournemouth through against Brighton, as Middlesbrough knocked out fellow Championship side Aston Villa and Swansea won at Reading.