Alexis Sanchez puts Arsenal ahead in the 22nd minute but the opponents level the score two minutes later through Leonardo Ulloa. This score puts the Gunners in the 7th position on the league table while Leicester City in 15th with two points from three matches. Wenger:
It was tough, Leicester played very well and defended with a lot of heart. Our attackers did well but on the other hand they were not fantastic they didn’t score. We are active in the window, we are working hard to find a solution. We try very hard. Nobody can ever predict what can happen in the last 24 hours. But if we had to buy a player every time you didn’t win a game it would be too easy. In the Premier League it is difficult to win games. That is the way it is.
Diego Costa gives his side the lead in the 63rd minute with an assist from Branislav Ivanovich.Then with a solo effort Eden Hazard seals the points with the second with 13 minutes left to the end of the game. Mourino:
We didn’t play good in the first half. Leicester came with great defensive intensity, trying to scare us in counter-attack and we were a bit slow – slow in moving the ball and slow thinking. We needed to change and we did that.
We’re disappointed. Key moments didn’t quite go our way today. I thought we played exceptionally well in the first half but it’s about taking your chances when you get them.
Leicester City make amends for their loss in the previous year’s Final by lifting the famous trophy after a narrow victory over a plucky Tranmere side. In the last League Cup Final to be played at the old Wembley, two goals from Matt Elliott give Leicester the Cup in their third final in four years.
Super Spurs win their third League Cup thanks to a diving header by the Dane, Alan Nielsen in the last minute of extra time. Spurs’ Justin Edinburgh becomes the first player to be sent off in a League Cup Final for doing what millions have wanted to do for years, slapping Leicester’s Robbie Savage.
An extra time goal from Steve Claridge in the replay at Hillsbrough gives Leicester City their second League Cup win. A last minute equaliser at Wembley had denied Middlesbrough victory. This would be the last League Cup Final to go to a replay with penalties used to decide subsequent finals that finish all square after extra time.
Chelsea withstand an onslaught from Leicester City in the second leg of the 1965 Final. A crowd of 26,957 at Filbert Street see the Londoners grind out a 0-0 draw that sees them win the Cup 3-2 on aggregate.
Chelsea defeat Leicester 3-2 in front of 20,690 at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of the 1965 final. Goals from Tambling, Venables and McCreadie for the Londoners are countered with strikes from Appleton and Goodfellow for the Midlands side.
Goals from Viollet and Kinnell cannot save Stoke from defeat as Stringfellow, Gibson and Riley win the cup for Leicester in front of 25,372 at Filbert Street.
Leicester and Stoke draw 1-1 in the first leg of the 1964 final in front of 22,309 fans at the Victoria Ground. Bebbington scores for the Potters and Gibson nets for the Foxes.