Chelsea shoves 6 a los “lobos” a Spanish festival
El Chelsea, led by the trio of Spaniards Juan Mata, Fernando Torres and Oriol Romeu, certified their qualification for the round of 16 of the League Cup, from which Manchester City was eliminated, after losing today by 2-4 in extra time against Aston Villa.
Added time from which Swansea saved with a last minute goal from defender Garry Monk, which is already among the best sixteen best teams in the tournament, like the Wigan of the Spanish coach Roberto Martínez, who defeated by 1-4 al West Ham United.
And it is that the third round of the League Cup had a clear Spanish accent, especially at Stamford Bridge, where kills, Torres and Romeo, who were initially in Roberto Di Matteo's eleven, they signed three of the six goals (6-0) that the London team endorsed Wolverhampton Wanderers.
An aim that another of the great protagonists did not lack in this start of the course in England, Spanish attacker Miguel Pérez “Michu”, who scored the first of the three goals (2-3) of Swansea in their agonizing victory over Crawley Town.
Roberto Martínez's Wigan had less trouble, reaching the round of 16 after thrashing by 1-4 al West Ham, in a meeting in which the Spaniards Iván Ramis shone, author of the second away goal, and Jordi Gómez who closed the scoreboard for the “latics”
Spanish Navy that the Manchester City coach dispensed with, Roberto Mancini, that he didn't even summon David Silva and Javi García, as happened with the Argentine striker Sergio “Kun” Omen, for the tie with Aston Villa.
On the other hand, if he appeared in the starting eleven of the “citizens” the Spanish U19 international Denis Suárez, although the presence of the young Galician midfielder, who was substituted after sixty-two minutes, could not avoid the defeat of the City.
An elimination that came in extra time, when Aston Villa definitively tipped the balance in their favor with goals from Frenchman Charles N'Zogbia and Gabriel Agbonlahor, that allowed those from Birmingham to definitively turn around (2-4) to a marker in which City went ahead twice.