Daily Tribune

 Top Stories
 South Asia Quake
 Hurricane Wilma
 Personal Finance
 Raw News
 Text Archive
 Multimedia Gallery
 News Summary
 News Summary
 in History
 Video Gallery
 Photo Gallery
 U.S. Census
 U.S. Crime
Dec 17, 8:43 PM EST

Liverpool advances in League Cup; Brooks scores in Germany

AP Photo
AP Photo/Tim Ireland
Sports Video

Referendum sought in Italy about use of the euro

German investor confidence spikes higher

Buy AP Photo Reprints
Latest Soccer News
Liverpool advances in League Cup; Brooks scores in Germany

Real Madrid coasts into Club World Cup final

Liverpool exits Champs League; Juve advances

Liverpool will play Chelsea in the League Cup semifinals after Raheem Sterling scored twice in a 3-1 victory over second-tier Bournemouth on Wednesday night, and Tottenham advanced with a 4-0 rout of Newcastle.

Lazar Markovic scored between Sterling's first goals since September.

Nabil Bentaleb, Nacer Chadli, Harry Kane and Roberto Soldado scored in Tottenham's win. In the draw for the two-leg semifinal in January, Tottenham was paired with third-tier Sheffield United, which upset Southampton to advance on Tuesday.



American defender John Brooks scored his first goal of the season, helping Hertha Berlin to a 4-4 tie at Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga.

Brooks got the game's first goal in the 21st minute. Fellow American Timmy Chandler started for Frankfurt.

Borussia Dortmund conceded a late goal in a 2-2 tie at home against Wolfsburg, which is second, 11 points behind Bayern Munich.



U.S. midfielder Sacha Kljestan scored in the 86th minute, two minutes after entering, for the final goal in Anderlecht's 3-0 win at Zulte-Waregem in the first leg of the Belgian Cup quarterfinals.

The second leg of the total-goals series is Jan. 21 in Brussels.

© 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.