Liverpool Beats Chelsea in Carling Cup; Manchester City, Cardiff City Win

Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 to reach the semifinals of English soccer’s Carling Cup, while a late Sergio Aguero goal gave Manchester City a 1-0 win at Arsenal.

Maxi Rodriguez and Martin Kelly scored for Liverpool as it won at Chelsea’s Stamford Bridge stadium for a second time in nine days, following a Premier League victory earlier this month.

Aguero’s 83rd-minute goal at the Emirates maintained City’s unbeaten domestic record this season.

Cardiff City, which plays in the second-tier Championship, defeated Blackburn, bottom of the Premier League, 2-0 with goals from Kenny Miller and Anthony Gerrard.

Manchester United hosts Crystal Palace in tomorrow’s match.

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