12 Jan '11, 10pm

Football: Ipswich stun Arsenal in League Cup

IPSWICH, England: Arsenal's hopes of winning their first trophy since 2005 were dented when Championship side Ipswich Town beat them 1-0 at Portman Road on Wednesday in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final. A goal in the 78th-minute from recalled forward Tamas Priskin gave the home side a deserved victory, although the Premier League team will still be regarded as favourites to overturn the deficit in the second leg at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday, January 25. The elated Priskin told Sky Sports: "I think the whole team did great work. It was a fantastic display from the whole team and I'm really happy we won 1-0 and I scored the goal." Meanwhile Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted: "We didn't create many chances. Ipswich defended very well and we were caught out. "We had no spark, Ipswich were sharper than us and we made a defensive mistake which they took adva...

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