Crystal Palace Upsets Manchester United 2-1 in Carling Cup Quarterfinals

Crystal Palace, which plays in the second-tier Championship, upset four-time champion Manchester United 2-1 to reach the semifinals of soccer’s Carling Cup.

Glenn Murray headed in the winning goal in extra time at Old Trafford. Darren Ambrose had given Palace a 65th-minute lead, with Federico Macheda replying for the host from the penalty spot four minutes later.

Yesterday, record seven-time champion Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0, Premier League leader Manchester City defeated Arsenal 1-0, while Cardiff City upset Blackburn 2-0.

Palace will play Cardiff in the next round, while Liverpool faces Man City.

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