Carabao Cup roundup: Nottingham Forest survive on penalties against Bury

14 August 2018 09:52
• Leeds 2-1 Bolton; Carlisle 1-5 Blackburn Rovers• Middlesbrough win on penalties against Notts CountyBlackburn Rovers were one of the biggest winners in the first round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night, when they thrashed Carlisle 5-1, with Adam Armstrong scoring twice at Burnton Park, although Mansfield beat that score with their 6-1 home win against Accrington. At the City Ground, Nottingham Forest, who went 1-0 down in the second minute and were down to 10 men after 33, scored through Matt Cash in the third minute of injury time to force their game with Bury to penalties. Forest capitalised on Cash’s goal to go through 10-9 penalties, with extra time not being used in any of the ties last night.Leeds squeezed past Bolton 2-1 at Elland Road, with the Spanish forward Samuel Sáiz scoring the winning goal in the first half. Bristol Rovers beat Crawley 2-1 at home but Bristol City, their closest rivals, also playing at home, crashed out 1-0 to Plymouth Argyle. Related: Aston Villa’s Hourihane grabs decider and averts penalties at doughty Yeovil Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian