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17hJames Olley

Pochettino urges refs not to bow to Klopp fanfare

Chelsea head coach Mauricio Pochettino has urged the match officials in Sunday's Carabao Cup Final not to feel any pressure of helping Jurgen Klopp go out on a high at Liverpool.

Why Raheem Sterling hasn't been a successful signing for Chelsea (0:48)
Pochettino: Liverpool are favourites in Carabao Cup final (1:39)
Lijnders: Liverpool need their full toolbox to defend Chelsea (1:07)
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1dJames Regan

Youth not an excuse for Chelsea failings - Gusto

Malo Gusto has said youth is not an excuse for Chelsea's failures this season and targeted beating Liverpool in Sunday's Carabao Cup final in order to galvanise the team.

Is Liverpool a better job for Xabi Alonso over Bayern Munich? (1:34)
Where would Gio Reyna fit into Nottingham Forest's lineup? (0:26)
Is Armando Broja set to leave Chelsea? (1:35)
Is Klopp's next job back in Germany? (1:44)
'I will sleep better!' - Guardiola on Klopp's Liverpool departure (1:53)
Why Burley calls Klopp's decision to leave Liverpool 'admirable' (1:11)
Klopp's mind blown when he learns of Sir Alex retirement U-turn (2:10)
Marcotti: Klopp's departure the end of an era at Liverpool (2:06)
Jurgen Klopp reveals why he's leaving Liverpool (2:00)
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30dESPN News Services

Salah will do 'everything possible' to rejoin Egypt

Mohamed Salah has begun rehabilitation on his hamstring and said Thursday that he will do "everything possible" to rejoin Egypt at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Klopp: Caoimhin Kelleher deserves a chance to start in the final (1:20)
How does Liverpool match up vs. Chelsea in Carabao Cup final? (0:46)

Liverpool hold off Fulham to set up Chelsea final

Luis Diaz scored an early goal and Liverpool held on to book their berth in the League Cup final after a 1-1 draw with Fulham in the second leg of their semi-final tie at Craven Cottage on Wednesday.

Luis Diaz finds his way past Fulham keeper for 1-0 (0:57)
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32dMark Ogden

Only lifting the Carabao Cup will do for Chelsea's Pochettino

Chelsea advanced to the final of the Carabao Cup after disposing of Middlesbrough, allowing head coach Mauricio Pochettino the chance to win his first major piece of silverware in English football.


Chelsea score six on way to Carabao Cup final

Chelsea reached the League Cup final with a 6-1 thrashing of Middlesbrough in their semi-final second leg on Tuesday, underlining the gulf in quality between the Premier League side and their second-tier visitors.