Date: 21st December 2017 at 11:06am
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As we ponder over just how it went wrong at Ashton Gate last night with the Championship side Bristol City, knocking Manchester United out of the League Cup, we`ve uncovered a few facts pertinent to the fixture.

? When it comes to facing sides from the lower leagues, in the League Cup, Manchester United`s record is poor. The last 7 ties have seen Manchester United lose 4.

? In beating Manchester United, Bristol City became the second team from a lower division to knock out 4 top-flight teams in one League Cup campaign, following in the footsteps of Sheffield Wednesday who managed the feat back in the 1990 / 1991 season.

? The winning goal scored by Korey Smith, made it 16 goals in the League Cup this season for Bristol City, the most by any club in the competition this season.

? The equaliser, netted by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, was the Swede`s first goal for Manchester United since he scored against Sunderland, 255 days ago.

? Mourinho suffered the second defeat of his managerial career in England to a lower league side, the other came in the 2014 / 2015 FA Cup when he was in charge of Chelsea when Bradford City memorably came from 2-0 down to win 4-2.