EFL cup roundup: Second spherical outcomes

Aston Villa, Leeds, Wolves and Norwich had been large winners in Tuesday night time’s EFL Cup second spherical fixtures, all successful comfortably towards decrease league opposition to progress within the competitors.

Everton, Brentford, Brighton and Watford had been additionally victorious. There have been no big killings and Crystal Palace, who misplaced narrowly to Watford in the one all-Premier League tie of the night time, had been the only real top-flight crew to be eradicated.

A heavily-rotated Aston Villa thrashed League Two aspect Barrow on the street, with teenage striker Cameron Archer netting a hat-trick. Two different targets got here from Anwar El-Ghazi, who additionally bagged two assists, whereas Frederic Guilbert moreover discovered the web.

Norwich had been the opposite 6-0 winners from the Premier League, taking Bournemouth aside at Carrow Highway solely days after being smashed themselves by Manchester Metropolis. Canaries debutant Christos Tzolis and USA worldwide Josh Sargent every scored twice.

Leeds needed to wait till late on to safe their 3-0 win towards Crewe, with the targets from Kalvin Phillips and Jack Harrison all coming within the remaining 12 minutes.

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