Eddie Nketiah – Courtesy of Arsenal official Twitter account
CAIRO –25 October 2017: Six games were held on Tuesday night in the round of 16 of the EFL Cup.
The results of the matches were as follows:
Arsenal 2-1 Norwich City
AFC Bournemouth 3-1 Middlesbrough
Bristol City 4-1 Crystal Palace
Leicester city 3-1 Leeds United
Swansea City 0-2 Manchester United
Manchester City 4-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers (by penalties)
Some statistics of the round:
Eddie Nketiah (18 years and 157 days old) is the youngest player to score a goal with Arsenal since Serge Gnabry (18 years and 76 days old) in September 2013.
Eddie Nketiah (b. May 30, 1999) is the first player to score with Arsenal and was born after Arsene Wenger took charge.
Bournemouth failed to maintain a clean sheet in 10 of their 11 games in all competitions this season.
Jesse Lingard scored a double with Manchester United for the first time.
Jesse Lingard scored 8 of his 13 goals with Manchester United in the cups.
Bravo saved 5 of the last 6 penalties with Chile or Manchester City.
Wolverhampton is the first team to prevent Manchester City from scoring in the 90 minutes since Manchester United in April.
Matt Macey became the first English goalkeeper to play with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.