Samir Nasri scored a pair of penalty kicks in overtime as Arsenal ousted north London rival Tottenham from the League Cup with a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night, and Everton was beaten in a shootout by third-tier Brentford.
After being fouled by Sebastien Bassong 30 seconds into overtime, Nasri converted from the penalty spot and the France midfielder beat goalkeeper Stipe Pletikosa again five minutes later after Steven Caulker brought down Marouane Chamakh.
The 20-year-old Gibbs, who will be assessed by medics on Wednesday, fractured a metatarsal in the same foot in November 2009 and didn’t play again last season.
Bolton was the other Premier League casualty in the third round, with Owen Coyle’s team losing 1-0 at former club Burnley, which was relegated from the top flight last season. Wade Elliott scored in the 45th.
In all-Premier League matches, Stoke beat Fulham 2-0 and West Ham won 2-1 at Sunderland. Elsewhere, Birmingham defeated MK Dons 3-1, Wolverhampton eliminated Notts County 4-2 in overtime, Ipswich won 2-1 at Millwall, Swansea triumphed 3-1 at Peterborough and Leicester beat Portsmouth 2-1.
In the other third-round matches on Wednesday it is Aston Villa vs. Blackburn, Chelsea vs. Newcastle, Liverpool vs. Northampton, Scunthorpe vs. Manchester United, Wigan vs. Preston and West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester City.
MADRID (AP) _ Cristiano Ronaldo scored for his second goal of the Spanish league season, starting Real Madrid to a 3-0 victory over Espanyol.
The Portuguese forward had to retake a penalty kick in the 62nd minute but confidently tucked it into the same spot at Santiago Bernabeu.View Entire Story
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