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Rashford at the double as United eases through in Cup

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford (centre) scored twice in the 4-1 win over Burton Albion.
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford (centre) scored twice in the 4-1 win over Burton Albion. Frank Augstein

MANCHESTER United set up a fourth-round clash at fellow English Premier League side Swansea City after easily defeating Championship outfit Burton Albion 4-1 in the Carabao (League) Cup.

Marcus Rashford scored twice before Burton was killed off in the 36th minute when Jesse Lingard's shot deflected in off Ben Turner. Anthony Martial scored the fourth from Rashford's pass on the hour.

Manchester City, which leads the EPL with United had a 2-1 win at West Brom despite manager Pep Guardiola making eight changes from the 6-0 demolition of Watford on the weekend.

Leroy Sane slotted in City's third minute opener before Claudio Yacob equalised for Albion with a close-range finish in the 72nd minute, only for Germany winger Sane to produce a superb curling winner five minutes later.

Michy Batshuayi's hat-trick helped Chelsea crush second tier Nottingham Forest 5-1 at Stamford Bridge.

A week after his 17th birthday, substitute Ethan Ampadu became the first player born this millennium to represent Chelsea.

Theo Walcott sealed Arsenal's 1-0 win over third tier Doncaster at the Emirates Stadium.

Meanwhile, Dominic Calvert-Lewin blasted Everton to a 3-0 victory over Championship side Sunderland at Goodison Park.

Fourth round draw

Tottenham v West Ham

Bristol City v Crystal Palace

Swansea v Manchester United

Arsenal v Norwich

Chelsea v Everton

Manchester City v Wolves

Leicester v Leeds

Bournemouth v Middlesbrough

Ties to be played week commencing October 23

Topics:  arsenal fc carabao cup chelsea fc everton fc manchester city fc marcus rashford


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