Carabao Cup: Forest shock Newcastle, Everton hold off Rotherham, plus more

first_img How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade 3 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more MONEY The visitors were perhaps unfortunate to not get a penalty when Ayoze Perez was floored in the box by Forest keeper Luke Steele and a matter of seconds later the tie was complete when Gil Dias’ chipped the ball brilliantly into the net.Everton 3-1 Rotherham UnitedTwo goals from Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Gylfi Sigurdsson’s first of the season ensured an under-strength Everton side avoided a Carabao Cup upset with a 3-1 victory over Sky Bet Championship side Rotherham.Iceland international Sigurdsson, who scored six times last season following his £45millon club record move from Swansea, scored from close range after 28 minutes, followed in the second half by Calvert-Lewin heading his first since February.Substitute Will Vaulks nodded in an 86th minute corner but Calvert-Lewin’s second moments later snuffed out any hopes of a late comeback. The Newcastle players surround referee Jeremy Simpson on a night they may feel agrieved possible standings 3 Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack Latest Football News Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade gameday Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade 3 Javi Gracia’s men have won all four games this season 20-year-old Davies captained Everton while Calvert-Lewin bagged a brace impact highlights Here is the best of the action from Wednesday night’s action in the Carabao Cup second round:Nottingham Forest 3-1 Newcastle UnitedA dramatic finale saw Nottingham Forest knock Newcastle out of the Carabao Cup for the second season running after securing a 3-1 win over Rafa Benitez’s side at the City Ground.The Championship side had the lead inside two minutes when Daryl Murphy nodded in Sam Byram’s fierce cross before Salomon Rondon equalised in the second minute of stoppage-time with a powerful shot.However, Forest regained the lead almost instantly when Matty Cash fired a loose ball home. Reading 0-2 WatfordA much-changed Watford maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 2-0 win at Championship Reading in the Carabao Cup second round.In a low-key tie, the Hornets went in front just before half-time when striker Isaac Success tucked in from close range.Portuguese midfielder Domingos Quina secured victory against a poor Reading side just past the hour mark with an unstoppable strike from long distance. Millwall 3-2 Plymouth ArgyleAiden O’Brien capped off a dramatic turnaround as Millwall came from behind to beat Plymouth 3-2 in the second round of the Carabao Cup.Jamie Ness’ header was cancelled out by a Shaun Williams penalty before Freddie Ladapo’s fine goal restored Argyle’s advantage.Lee Gregory equalised seven minutes from time before fellow substitute O’Brien nudged home to send Millwall through. silverware RANKED smart causal last_img read more