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  1. Eden Hazard misses crucial penalty
  2. Remy with stoppage-time equaliser
  3. Stoke were down to 10 men
  4. Hull and Everton also through on penalties
  5. Sheff Wed hammer Arsenal 3-0

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By Gary Rose

All times stated are UK

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Eight defeats in 16 games so far this season.

Chelsea's troubles continue with defeat to Stoke tonight, and it doesn't get any better with Liverpool their opponents this weekend. Will the Blues bounce back?

We're done and dusted here, keep an eye on the site for all the reaction and we'll see you tomorrow for more League Cup action. 

Manager reaction

Everton beat Norwich 4-3 on penalties

Everton boss Roberto Martinez: "I thought it was a fantastic cup tie. Credit to Norwich, they got the crowd frustrated in spells but we dealt with that really well."

Right then, we are getting close to wrapping things up here, before we go, a few more quotes from managers involved in tonight's games.

Chelsea out of League Cup

More from Jose Mourinho: "A few months ago I won a few matches and I was champion. People were saying there are things more important than results.

"Now, people say results are the most important thing. It's a contradiction."

Players were saying 'you are stupid'

Chelsea out of League Cup

Jose Mourinho is now responding to things that have been written about him and his team, and he is not happy:

"What the players did tonight is face some people that write and speak, and said: "You are stupid".

"What some people write and say is really bad for the players. Maybe they think my players are like them when they were players. My players don't do that, they tried everything.

"If anyone saw the second half the other day, playing with 10 men the way they did, it's a lack of respect for the players." 

Chelsea out of League Cup

More from Jose Mourinho: "Losing 1-0 feeling the situation against an experienced opponent... the team did everything. I tried to help too.

'We try, we try, we try. When we scored the goal it was no more than we deserved."

Jose Mourinho is speaking, and it is scintillating stuff so far...

Jose Mourinho says we played very well at the Britannia Stadium. #CFC

Manager reaction

Sheff Wed 3-0 Arsenal

Right, while we wait to hear from Jose Mourinho, here's a few words from Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal:

"I am very happy about the players and for the club, it is an important victory for the club.

When you play against a club that beats Bayern Munich, they have a squad full of internationals, they are near the top of English football, there is a big gap.

 "There is still a big gap. We know they are nine times better than us as a minimum, On the pitch we were better than Arsenal tonight, but we are not better than them."

Nine times better? What a strange number to pick.

#bbcfootball the main problem with @ChelseaFC is the players are taking the games too easy, there's no passion shown by any of the players

The thing I would be worried about as a Chelsea fan is that the players did look to care against Stoke. 

If they are trying, and losing, what is the problem at Chelsea?

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Chelsea had a good game but the result eluded them. Owner & fans need to stick with Jose. #KeepJose #KTBFFH #CFCLive #CFC #bbcfootball

As long as @ChelseaFC beat Klopp FC, José Mourinho will be fine. No way a Carling Cup defeat gets him fired. #bbcfootball

Chelsea out of the League Cup

Jose Mourinho
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League Cup defence over, Premier League defence as good as over, Liverpool up next. 

Are there any shoots of encouragement for Chelsea fans?

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Chelsea fans applauding or saying goodbye ? End of the road Mourinho....players have hung him out to dry.

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#SCFC 1-1 #CFC Stoke win 5-4 on penalties Is this a defeat too far for Mourinho? Would you back him, or sack him?

#SCFC 1-1 #CFC Stoke win 5-4 on penalties Is this a defeat too far for Mourinho? Would you back him, or sack him?

Trevor Sinclair

Former England winger on BBC Radio 5 live

"Ryan Shawcross was the leader, the inspiration, he galvanised the squad."

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If Chelsea don't win against Liverpool, I'm afraid Mourinho will change from Special One to Expired one. #CFCLive #CFC #bbcfootball

#bbcfootball Somehow the "legendary" midweek cold night in Stoke (especially Brittania Stadium) is really something. Congrats! @stokecity.

Chelsea out of the League Cup

Trevor Sinclair

Former England winger at the Britannia

Eden Hazard

"The way the players put themselves about and competed, Chelsea have a lot of positives to take.

"This won't be the game that breaks the camel's back but it's another loss. Jose Mourinho clapped the fans when he came off and they reciprocated.

"The fans are clearly behind him, we have to wait and see if the owner is."

Conor McNamara

BBC Radio 5 live

"Hundreds of Chelsea fans applauded Jose Mourinho as he left the pitch."

Hull's Eldin Jakupovic celebrates

A quick recap then, Sheffield Wednesday, Stoke, Hull and Everton go through to the quarter-final of the League Cups.

Chelsea and Arsenal are the big-name casualties. 

What a night of cup action.

Everton through...

Everton beat Norwich 4-3 on pens

Everton players celebrate

Everton are into the quarter-finals of the League Cup courtesy of a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Norwich.

The breakdown:

Everton: Gerard Deulofeu scored, Ross Barkley scored, Romelu Lukaku scored, Darron Gibson scored.

Norwich: Graham Dorrans scored, Steven Whittaker scored, Wes Hoolahan missed, Lewis Grabban scored, Nathan Redmond missed.


Loic Remy's goal only delayed Chelsea's exit. The holders are out and things just get worse for Jose Mourinho!

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SAVED - Eden Hazard

Stoke 5-4 Chelsea

Stoke's Jack Butland

Saved it! Eden Hazard steps up, hard and high but what a save from Jack Butland!


Hull 5-4 Leicester on pens

GOAL - Marko Arnautovic

Stoke 5-4 Chelsea

Into the net. All the pressure on Chelsea...

GOAL - Kurt Zouma

Stoke 4-4 Chelsea

Zouma goes for power - and blasts it down the middle!

GOAL - Marc Wilson

Stoke 4-3 Chelsea

Calmly done...

GOAL - Loic Remy

Stoke 3-3 Chelsea

A three-step run up - into the top corner!

GOAL - Xherdan Shaqiri

Stoke 3-2 Chelsea

Swiss efficiency. Bang into the net. Who will blink first? 

GOAL - Oscar

Stoke 2-2 Chelsea

Cool as you like. Side-footed in, trickles over the line.

GOAL - Peter Odemwingie

Stoke 2-1 Chelsea

Makes no mistake. Finds the net like the Loftus Road car park. 

GOAL - Willian

Stoke 1-1 Chelsea

Textboook from the Brazilian. One each. 

GOAL - Charlie Adam

Stoke 1-0 Chelsea

As hard as some of his challenges tonight. Blammo!

Charlie Adam and Mark Hughes

Drama-tastic. Listen to the shootouts on 5 live. We'll be focusing on Stoke versus Chelsea, but will bring you the final scores from the others.


Everton 1-1 Norwich

And there's the hat-trick of penalty shoot-outs.

Time to grab a strong coffee.


Stoke 1-1 Chelsea

And penalties at Stoke...


Hull 1-1 Leicester

Penalties it is at Hull...

Stoke 1-1 Chelsea

One minute of time added on. Surely not enough time for a winner...?


Stoke 1-1 Chelsea

Great save Jack Butland! Stunning ball by Oscar picks out Kenedy and, under pressure from Xherdan Shaqiri, the midfielder's deflected effort is palmed behind by Jack Butland. So close.