EFL Cup Quarter Finals results

Ben Woodburn celebrates his first senior goal for Liverpool
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The first two Quarter Final ties of the English Football League Cup kicked off last midnight. 


Hull City 1(3)-1(1) Newcastle United

Hull City who currently struggling this season in the Premier League are attempting to win one of the silverware that can realistically get this season the EFL Cup, on their way is Newcastle United who finished at the bottom three of last seasons Premier League which resulted to them getting relegated to the Football League Championship where they are currently the league leaders as they are looking forward for an immediate Premier League return. After 90 minutes the match finished 0-0 as the match go to extra time. Mohamed Diame put Newcastle up 1-0 when he tapped in a great cross from Anita at the 98th minute. However just one minute later in the 99th minute when Robert Snodgrass followed up the rebound from the keeper's save of Henriksen's first effort to make it 1-1. The score remained 1-1 and the match entered Penalty Shootout where Hull City won 3-1 on penalties.

Liverpool 2-0 Leeds United

After 13 years, Anfield has once again welcome Leeds United, one of the big clubs of England that are currently playing outside the Premier League. Since their relegation back in the 2003-2004 Premier League season, Leeds has failed to return to the top division, however this season things are looking bright as they are currently in the 5th position in the Football League Championship. Leeds Roofe had a golden chance to put them up 1-0 in the 53rd minute when his outside curler shot beats the keeper and just hit the bar and out of danger. In the 72nd minute the same thing happened to Liverpool when Wijnaldum low shot rattled the post. The match score remained 0-0 until the 76th minute where Divock Origi scored a goal thanks to a wonderful cross by Arnold to make 1-0 for Liverpool. In the 81st minute a piece of Liverpool history occurred when Ben Woodburn scored a goal to make it 2-0. Woodburn is now the youngest player to score for Liverpool at age 17 years and 45 days. beating Michael Owen's previous record of 17 years and 145 days.