Arsenal have exited the ongoing English Football League Cup competition following a 2 – 0 loss to Southampton at the Emirates stadium.

Arsene Wenger made some changes to the team that defeated Bournemouth last time out.

Carl Jenkinson, Rob Holding and Reine-Adelaide and Lucas Perez started for the Gunners in what was a strong line-up.

Jordy Clasie opened thee scoring in the 13th minute with a neat finish with Ryan Bertrand completing the rout in the 38th minute.

Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin in action against Southampton midfielder Jordy Clasie

Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin in action against Southampton midfielder Jordy Clasie

Arsenal now miss a chance to play in the semi-final.

Manchester United joined Liverpool, Hull City and Southampton in the semis with a 3 – 1 win over West Ham at Old Trafford.

It took Zlatan Ibrahimovic two minutes to open the scoring but West Ham equalized against the run of play in the 35th minute through Ashley Fletcher.

Ibrahimovic strikes against West Hm

Ibrahimovic strikes against West Hm

Henrik Mhkitaryan grabbed his second assist of the game when he played in Anthony Martial to put United in from in the 48th minute.

Anthony Martial celebrates after making it 2-1 to Manchester United

Anthony Martial celebrates after making it 2-1 to Manchester United

Martial scored his second of the game when he converted Antonio Valencia’s cross.

Ibrahimovic made it 4 – 1 to United with a late strike, converting from a pass by Ander Herrera.

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