City strolls into quarterfinals
London, UK - Manchester City cruised into the League Cup quarterfinals as Sergio Aguero's double added to struggling Southampton's misery in a 3-1 win on Tuesday.
Pep Guardiola's League Cup holders were two up by half-time at the Etihad Stadium thanks to goals from Nicolas Otamendi and Aguero.
Guardiola had made nine changes to the team that beat Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Saturday, giving a debut to 18 year old midfielder Tommy Doyle.
Doyle's grandfather Mike was City's captain when it won the League Cup in 1976 and the club remain on course to win the tournament for a seventh time.
Everton eased the pressure on beleaguered boss Marco Silva with a 2-0 win over his former club Watford. Mason Holgate and Richarlison were the scorers.
Leicester joined City and Everton in the last eight with a 3-1 win at League One side Burton.
Kelechi Iheanacho, Youri Tielemans and James Maddison scored for Leicester.
Oxford beat fellow third tier side Sunderland 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw and Colchester won 3-1 at fourth tier rivals Crawley.
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City