One day after MK Dons’ 4-0 mauling of Manchester United two more Premier League clubs, Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa, crashed out of the League Cup to sides from the Football League.
Sunderland and Stoke City enjoyed better fortunes and were subsequently included in the Third Round draw conducted after the Second Round matches concluded.
The Potters and Black Cats were matched up for a clash at the Stadium of Light while other fixtures involving Premier League clubs will see Chelsea play Bolton Wanderers, Arsenal host Southampton, West Bromwich Albion take on Hull City, Crystal Palace face Newcastle United, Liverpool match up with Middlesbrough, Manchester City take on Sheffield Wednesday, Swansea City meet Everton and Tottenham Hotspur host Nottingham Forest.
Third Round matches are set to be played the week commencing September 22nd. For all the results from the Second Round of the League Cup, see below.
Burton 1 Queens Park Rangers 0
League Two side Burton Albion found a 77th minute match-winner from Adam Kirk to send Queens Park Rangers crashing out of the League Cup.
Aston Villa 0 Leyton Orient 1
League Two club Leyton Orient went in to Villa Park and nabbed a 1-0 win after Romain Vincelot scored with just three minutes to play.
Stoke City 3 Portsmouth 0
A Jonathan Walters brace and a 90th minute strike from Peter Crouch gave Stoke City a comfortable 3-0 victory over Portsmouth.
Birmingham 0 Sunderland 3
Birmingham enjoyed 61% possession but it was all for naught as Jordi Gomez, Adam Johnson and Connor Wickham scored within a 13 minute span in the second half to see Sunderland advance to the Third Round of the Capital One Cup.
Bradford 2 Leeds 1
An 82nd minute goal from Matt Smith wasn’t enough to hold off Bradford who received an 84th minute strike from Billy Knott and a matchwinner two minutes later from James Hanson.
Second Round – Full Results
Port Vale 2-3 Cardiff City
Middlesbrough 3-1 Preston North End
Huddersfield Town 0-2 Nottingham Forest
Swansea City 1-0 Rotherham United
Watford 1-2 Doncaster Rovers
Millwall 0-2 Southampton
AFC Bournemouth 3-0 Northampton Town
Brentford 0-1 Fulham
Scunthorpe 0-1 Reading
Derby County 1-0 Charlton Athletic
West Ham United 1-1 (p.k., 4-5) Sheffield United
Swindon Town 2-3 (a.e.t) Brighton & Hove Albion
Leicester City 0-1 Shrewsbury Town
Crewe Alexandra 2-3 (a.e.t.) Bolton Wanderers
Gillingham 0-1 Newcastle United
Norwich City 2-1 Crawley Town
Nurley 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday
Walsall 0-3 Crystal Palace
West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Oxford United
Milton Keynes Dons 4-0 Manchester United
Birmingham 0-3 Sunderland
Bradford 2-1 Leeds
Burton 1-0 Queens Park Rangers
Stoke City 3-0 Portsmouth
Aston Villa 0-1 Leyton Orient
Third Round – Fixtures
Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers
Arsenal v Southampton
West Bromwich Albion v Hull City
Crystal Palace v Newcastle United
Leyton Orient v Sheffield United
Cardiff City v AFC Bournemouth
Sunderland v Stoke City
Derby County v Reading
Liverpool v Middlesbrough
Milton Keynes Dons v Bradford City
Manchester City v Sheffield Wednesday
Burton Albion v Brighton and Hove Albion
Swansea City v Everton
Shrewsbury Town v Norwich City
Fulham v Doncaster Rovers
Tottenham Hotspur v Nottingham Forest