The League Cup delivered the goods again, at least when it comes to entertainment, as London clubs were center stage on Wednesday.
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Spurs and Chelsea had to work hard for their berths in the fourth round, but Arsenal and West Ham found life a bit easier.
Tottenham Hotspur 2-2 (4-2 PKs) Watford
Isaac Success scored just after halftime to give the Hornets a lead at the Stadium MK, where Spurs hosted the encounter thanks to construction delays at their new stadium and an NFL game at Wembley Stadium.
Nottingham Forest 3-2 Stoke City
Forest scored five minutes before and after halftime in building a 3-0 lead en route to the next round. Benik Afobe and Saido Berahino pulled goals back for the Potters, but an equalizer did not arrive at the City Ground.
Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea — FULL RECAP
West Ham United 8-0 Macclesfield Town
Arsenal 3-1 Brentford
League Cup fourth round qualifiers
West Ham United
Everton -or- Southampton (Oct. 2)