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.
Wolves battered a quite hopeless Nottingham Forest, who at present prop up the Championship in twenty fourth place, but in addition waited till the second half for all 4 targets, which got here from Romain Saiss, Daniel Podence, Trincao and Morgan Gibbs-White.
Everton, who performed the ultimate half hour towards Huddersfield with ten gamers after Moise Kean was despatched off, received 2-1 courtesy of Andros Townsend’s 79th-minute winner. Brentford stored up their strong begin to the season by seeing off Forest Inexperienced 3-1, whereas Brighton received 2-0 towards Cardiff.
Ashley Fletcher’s late aim for Watford was the distinction because the Hornets beat Crystal Palace at Vicarage Highway, which implies Patrick Vieira continues to be ready for a primary win as Eagles boss.
Oldham 0-0 Accrington (5-4 on penalties)
Barrow 0-6 Aston Villa
Blackpool 2-3 Sunderland
Huddersfield 1-2 Everton
Leeds 3-0 Crewe
Morecambe 2-4 Preston
Sheffield United 2-1 Derby
Shrewsbury 0-2 Rochdale
Stoke 2-0 Doncaster
Wigan 0-0 Bolton (5-4 on penalties)
Nottingham Forest 0-4 Wolves
Norwich 6-0 Bournemouth
Swansea 4-1 Plymouth
Birmingham 0-2 Fulham
Brentford 3-1 Forest Inexperienced
Cardiff 0-2 Brighton
Gillingham 1-1 Cheltenham (5-4 on penalties)
Millwall 3-1 Cambridge
Northampton 0-1 AFC Wimbledon
QPR 2-0 Oxford
Stevenage 2-2 Wycombe
Watford 1-0 Crystal Palace
The EFL Cup second spherical concludes on Wednesday when Newcastle host Burnley, Southampton journey to Newport and Arsenal go to West Brom.
The second spherical winners can be joined within the third spherical by all golf equipment concerned in European competitions this season, having acquired byes as is the norm – Manchester Metropolis, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Leicester, West Ham and Tottenham.