Brentford exited by a D4 in the League Cup, Everton crushed

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Brentford exited by a D4 in the League Cup, Everton crushed

Proof that the surprises do not only concern French clubs in the national cups, Brentford, 11th in the Premier League was surprised at home on penalties by little thumb, Gillingham (D4). The Bees had however taken the lead from the 3rd minute by Ivan Toney, but after a tasteless game, and without having been put in danger, they saw the Kent team equalize a quarter of an hour from the end by Mikael Mandron. In the penalty shootout, the first eleven attempts were successful before the Danish Mikkel Damsgaard sent his own on the crossbar, propelling the opposing team to the next round.

Everton in deep trouble

Corrected by promoted Bournemouth (4-1), Everton also said goodbye to the League Cup in the round of 16 on Tuesday. After goals from Jamal Lowe (7th) and Junior Stanislas (47th), Demarai Gray had given hope to the Toffees by reducing the mark (2-1, 67th). But the Cherries, who remained on four straight defeats in the Championship, took shelter by Emiliano Marcondes (3-1, 78th) and Jaidon Anthony (4-1, 82nd).

The shock of its sixteenths will pit Manchester City against Chelsea on Wednesday (9 p.m.).

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