Last season, Southampton made it to the EFL Cup final. This year, it’s a different story.
The Saints were bounced by Wolverhampton Wanderers, 2-0 at home on Wednesday in the second round of the cup. Joining Southampton of Premier League sides going home early was Newcastle, which lost 3-2 after extra time at home against Nottingham Forest.
Four other Premier League sides did advance to the third round, as Stoke City, Huddersfield Town, West Ham United and Burnley all won their fixtures.
Here’s a look at the rest of Wednesday’s EFL Cup action:
Blackburn 0-2 Burnley
Cheltenham 0-2 West Ham
Huddersfield 2-1 Rotherham
Newcastle 2-3 Nottingham Forest
Southampton 0-2 Wolverhampton
Stoke City 4-0 Rochdale