League Cup: Man United Beat Charlton, Newcastle See Off Leicester

MARCUS Rashford came off the bench to score two late goals as Manchester United beat Charlton Athletic to reach the Carabao Cup semi-finals.

The visitors, 12th in League One, had defended well in the opening exchanges but Antony put the home side in front on 21 minutes when Diogo Dalot’s run off the ball opened up the Charlton defence.

He found Brazilian Antony, who had too much space and curled high into the top-left corner from outside of the box.

In-form forward Rashford, on as a 60th-minute substitute, guaranteed the result with fine finishes in the 90th and 94th minutes, securing his side’s passage into the last four.

Newcastle 2 vs Leicester 0

Newcastle’s dream season continued as Dan Burn and Joelinton fired them into the Carabao Cup semi-finals with victory over Leicester.

The Magpies, who sit third in the Premier League and are hunting a first trophy in more than 50 years, did not let a fervent and expectant St James’ Park down.

Eddie Howe’s side wasted a host of chances before defender Burn popped up in the box and slotted a shot into the bottom corner, his first goal for the team he has supported all his life.

Joelinton, who set up that goal, then coolly netted from Miguel Almiron’s incisive pass to wrap up the victory.

A 5-0 win would not have flattered the Magpies, with Joelinton hitting the post and Sean Longstaff missing several chances.

Substitute Jamie Vardy missed two glorious chances to get Leicester back into the game but their performance merited nothing.

It was another miserable night for Brendan Rodgers’ side, who have only beaten MK Dons and Gillingham since the break in their season in November.

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