29 Oct 2009

Quarter-finalists decided in League Cup

7:45 am on 29 October 2009

Holders Manchester United have reached the League Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over second division Barnsley.

Tottenham Hotspur, beaten by United on penalties in last season's final and winners in 2008, were eyeing a hat-trick of finals after they beat Everton 2-0.

Blackburn Rovers beat second division strugglers Peterborough 5-2, Portsmouth enjoyed a rare win in beating Stoke City 4-nil, while Sunderland beat Aston Villa 3-1 on penalties after the scores were locked at nil all after extra time.