Tottenham Meets City and Brentford in Carabao Semi-final
Tottenham Hotspur beat English Championship side Stoke City 3-2 to advance to the next stage of the Carabao Cup. They have won their first two games in the major trophy since 2008 after seeing off Championship Stoke City in the Carabao Cup.
Tottenham Hotspur new signing Gareth Bale netted his third goal since returning on loan from Real Madrid. Jose Mourinho’s side take the lead, the Wales forward beating Andy Lonergan with a flicked header from Harry Winks’ wonderful delivery.
Spurs were dominant and should have scored more before half-time but Lonergan, part of Liverpool’s title-winning squad of last season, made good saves to twice deny Dele Alli as well as Harry Kane.
The Championship side Stoke City came back into the game in the second half as they made a come back with Jordan Thompson producing a controlled finish past Hugo Lloris.
But Ben Davies’ 25 yard finish in-off the post ensured Spurs regained the lead before Kane lashed home his side’s third goal.
Tottenham join holders Manchester City and Championship Brentford in the semi-final draw which takes place after the fourth and final quarter-final tie between Everton and Manchester United.