The top 10 games that put ‘fans through the wringer’ this season
With this season’s Capital One Cup providing so many shocks and surprises, we’ve seen contrasting images of fans in elation with other supporters suffering after a devastating loss. Whether it be a straight-up drubbing, a reminder that your team is not up to the test of higher-league opposition, or a shock giant-killing, fans have well and truly been put through the wringer this season.
Football is a sport that punishes fans more often than it rewards – and in a Capital One Cup competition with so much unpredictability and surprise, this is even more the case. In a season that has seen the fire of cup football romance rekindled, all football fans can admire how remarkable the competition has been this period – but many will still feel the pain of a surprise knock-out, heavy defeat, or lacklustre team performance.
Here is a list of 10 games that have put fans through the wringer in the League Cup this season.