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Nervous Arsenal scrape past Doncaster after Theo Walcott’s neat finish

Theo Walcott of Arsenal shoots during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2017 in London, England.

The circumstances might have been low-key compared to Wenger-Ferguson duels of old, but the second generation of a legendary footballing family did his upmost to ensure it was an edgy, vehemently competed affair as Arsenal squeaked past Doncaster Rovers. Darren Ferguson’s team gave Arsenal a fright as a contest that looked relatively comfortable in the first half turned into a nail-biter.

Manchester United and Marcus Rashford allow Burton little consolation

Marcus Rashford of Manchester United walks off after being subbed during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Manchester United and Burton Albion at Old Trafford on September 20, 2017...

José Mourinho had no sooner watched Manchester United swat aside Burton Albion before he suggested he would not be averse to the League Cup being scrapped. Mourinho has claimed the trophy four times as a manager – including his first silverware with United last season – and is the only one of the current 92 league managers to win it.

Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin hits double in easy win over Sunderland

Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Everton shows appreciation to the fans during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park on September 20, 2017 in Liverpool,...

A striker who represents the future for Everton and one who thought he belonged to their past gave Ronald Koeman the present he desperately needed against Sunderland. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Oumar Niasse showed the Everton manager does have options up front after all as they halted the team’s sorry run of four games without a win or a goal.