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EFL: Carabao Cup Third-round Results (Full Scores)

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Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday suffered and embarrassing League Cup third-round (Carabao Cup) defeat on penalties at fourth-tier Colchester.

The North London club was held to a 0-0 draw in normal time before losing 4-3 on penalties.

Arsenal, on the other hand, demolished Nottingham Forest 5-0 to boost their confidence.

Brazilian striker Gabriel Martinelli scored his first goals in English football and Rob Holding also enjoyed a dream return from injury.

Martinelli, making his first Gunners start, claimed the first-half opener before completing the scoring in stoppage time.

Defender Holding, out for more than nine months with a serious knee problem, headed home the second goal in the final 19 minutes, with Joe Willock  (3) and Reiss Nelson (4) also on target.

FULL EFL CUP RESULTS:

Arsenal 5-0 Nottingham Forest

Colchester 0-0 Tottenham (Colchester win 4-3 on penalties)

Luton 0-4 Leicester

Portsmouth 0-4 Southampton

Preston 0-3 Manchester City

Sheffield Wednesday 0-2 Everton

Watford 2-1 Swansea



Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.