August 24, 2016 00:13
EFL CUP UPDATE
Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City, Swans, Spurs, and Leicester City all advanced to the Third Round of the EFL Cup/
Watford and West Brom were the surprising casualties in the second round of the EFL Cup. The rest of the England Premier League sides all advanced to go on to the EFL third round.
EFL Cup Third Round Draw
Ties to be played week commencing September 19.
Nottingham Forest v Arsenal
Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers
Queens Park Rangers v Sunderland
West Ham United v Accrington Stanley
Southampton v Crystal Palace
Swansea City v Manchester City
Fulham v Bristol City
Bournemouth v Preston North End
Tottenham Hotspur v Gillingham
Everton v Norwich City
Derby County v Liverpool
Northampton v Manchester United
Brighton v Reading
Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers
Stoke City v Hull City
Leicester City v Chelsea
EFL Cup Second-round Results
Burton Albion 0-5 Liverpool
Liverpool booked their place in the third round of the EFL Cup with a stunning 5-0 victory over Burton Albion at Pirelli Stadium on Tuesday. Divock Origi opened the scoring for the Reds giving Liverpool an early lead, before Roberto Firmino added another moments later with a header into the corner. Jurgen Klopp’s side dominated the match when Tom Naylor turned Emre Can’s header from a corner. Daniel Sturridge came off the bench to expertly add the fourth and fifth of the evening to send Liverpool into Wednesday’s third-round draw at the expense of Nigel Clough’s side.
Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Liverpool, Blackburn Rovers, Everton, Hull City and Swansea City all enjoyed second round EFL Cup victories putting the EPL teams through to Round 3.
Here are the second-round stage results of the EFL Cup, with Premier League teams entering the tournament.
Crystal Palace 2-0 Blackpool
Blackburn Rovers 4-3 Crewe Alexandra (AET)
Burton Albion 0-5 Liverpool
Chelsea 3-2 Bristol Rovers
Derby County 1-1 Carlisle United (14-13 pens)
Everton 4-0 Yeovil Town
Exeter City 1-3 Hull City
Luton Town 0-1 Leeds United
Millwall 1-2 Nottingham Forest
Newcastle United 2-0 Cheltenham Town
Northampton Town 2-2 West Bromwich Albion (4-3 pens)
Norwich City 6-1 Coventry City
Oxford United 2-4 Brighton and Hove Albion
Peterborough United 1-3 Swansea City
Preston North End 2-0 Oldham Athletic
Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Rochdale
Scunthorpe United 1-2 Bristol City (AET)
Stevenage 0-4 Stoke City
Watford 1-2 Gillingham (AET)
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Cambridge United
Reading 2-2 MK Dons (4-2 pens)
Wednesday, 24 August
Accrington 1-0 Burnley
Fulham 2-1 Middlesbrough
Morecambe 1-2 Bournemouth
Sunderland 1-0 Shrewsbury Town
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