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Arsenal, Chelsea out of League Cup

 2015-10-28 03:40:07.0

102715-soccer-Olivier-Giroud-pi-mp.vadapt.620.high.90 London: �Both Arsenal and holders Chelsea were unable to pass the fourth round of the English League Cup. Arsenal suffered a surprise loss to Championship team Sheffield 0-3, while Chelsea were sent packing with a 4-5 penalty shootout loss at Stoke after the teams finished 1-1, reported Xinhua. Arsenal, level with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, lost Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott to injuries in the first 20 minutes.�Jonathan Walters gave hosts Stoke a second-half lead but Loic Remy rescued Chelsea in injury time. The first nine shooters were all on target before Jack Butland denied Eden Hazard and sent the holders out.�Hull was the second Championship team to knock off a Premier League side on the night with a 5-4 shootout win over Leicester. Everton also advanced on penalties over Norwich 4-3. (IANS)

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