LONDON (AP) — Chelsea came from behind three times against Manchester United and advanced to the League Cup quarterfinals behind Ramires' goal in the 116th minute Wednesday night.
Three days after losing an acrimonious Premier League match to United 3-2, Chelsea was on the verge of elimination before Eden Hazard's penalty kick tied the score 3-3 in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time.
Ryan Giggs put United ahead in the 22nd minute at Stamford Bridge, but David Luiz tied the score with a penalty kick in the 31st after Aexander Buttner tripped Victor Moses in the penalty area.
The game was disrupted twice, when a firework appeared to be thrown from among the 6,000 United fans and when a fan ran onto the field. Javier Hernandez put the visitors back ahead in the 43rd, but Gary Cahill made it 2-2 in the 52nd only for Nani to give United the lead seven minutes later.
Hazard tied the score after Scott Wootton pushed Ramires over in the penalty area, and goals by Daniel Sturridge in the 97th and Ramires gave Chelsea a 5-3 lead. Giggs converted a penalty in the 120th minute when Cesar Azpilicueta fouled Hernandez
Chelsea will travel to Leeds in the quarterfinals.
United fans unfurled a banner backing referee Mark Clattenburg, who has been accused by Chelsea of directing "inappropriate language" at midfielder John Obi Mikel on Sunday that has led to police opening a racism investigation.
Norwich beat Tottenham 2-1 as American Clint Dempsey's penalty kick for Spurs in the 89th minute was saved by goalkeeper Mark Bunn after Kyle Walker was fouled by Marc Tierney.
Gareth Bale put Spurs ahead in the 66th, but Jan Vertonghen's own goal tied the score in the 84th and Simeon Jackson tapped in a tiebreaking goal for the Canaries in the 87th. Norwich will play Premier League rival Aston Villa.
Defending champion Liverpool was ousted with a 3-1 defeat at Swansea, the former club of Reds manager Brendan Rodgers. Jose Chico, Nathan Dyer and Jonathan De Guzman scored for the Swans, who will play Middlesbrough in the quarterfinals. Luis Suarez had a goal for Liverpool.
Arsenal will travel to Bradford.
MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema scored twice and Kaka and Jose Rodriguez had a goal apiece to lead Real Madrid to a 4-1 win at third-tier Alcoyano in the first leg of the fourth round of the Copa del Rey.
Benzema scored on a header in the 21st minute, Kaka doubled the lead with a left-footed shot in the 35th and the 17-year-old Rodriguez, in his first team debut, made it 3-0 in the 67th. After Javier Lara scored for Alcoyano on a free kick in the 77th. Benzema got his second goal off Kaka's assist in the 87th.
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