Carabao Cup review: Chelsea, Everton and Newcastle all progress

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A thunderbolt from Josh Brownhill sent Burnley on their way to a 2-0 victory at Millwall in the Carabao Cup third round.

The wonder strike on the stroke of half-time, coupled with Matej Vydra’s late effort, gave Sean Dyche a victory at his old club and means this is the joint-furthest the Clarets have gone in the competition since the 49-year-old took over in 2012.

Progress came at a cost with forward Jay Rodriguez injured early on, but it will be Burnley who host the Thursday night winner of Manchester City or Bournemouth at Turf Moor next week.

Bobby Decordova-Reid scored for the second successive match as Fulham eased to a 2-0 Carabao Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday to set up a fourth-round tie with local rivals Brentford.

Reid, who was on target in Saturday’s 4-3 loss at Leeds, slotted in Josh Onomah’s centre to double the hosts’ lead in the 32nd minute at Craven Cottage

Aboubakar Kamara had put the Premier League side on course for a relatively comfortable evening against lower-league opposition by turning home Anthony Knockaert’s ninth-minute pass.

Scott Parker’s side will make the short journey to the Brentford Community Stadium in the last 16, a repeat of last month’s Sky Bet Championship play-off final.

Brighton set up a Carabao Cup fourth-round clash with Manchester United as they eased past Preston 2-0 at Deepdale.

Second-half goals from Alireza Jahanbakhsh and Alexis Mac Allister were enough for the Seagulls to advance, and they will now host Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side next week.

Jahanbakhsh left Preston goalkeeper Connor Ripley with little chance when he rifled home a powerful shot just before the hour – and Mac Allister made sure when he thumped home from Pascal Gross’ pull-back a little over quarter of an hour later.

Striker Tyrese Campbell’s first goal of the new season helped Stoke beat Gillingham 1-0 to progress to the Carabao Cup last 16 stage.

Campbell’s clinical 37th-minute finish did the damage as the Championship side avoided an upset against their League One visitors and claimed their first home win of the season at the bet365 Stadium.

It was Campbell’s first goal since the start of July when he bagged a brace in a 4-0 win over Barnsley, a result which helped Michael O’Neill’s side retain their Championship status last season.

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was left wishing he had been rested for the 5-2 Carabao Cup win at League One side Fleetwood after two errors of judgement made for an awkward night.

The visitors were coasting at half-time through two Richarlison goals only for England’s number one to blunder three minutes after the restart.

Pickford, one of five players retained from Saturday’s victory over West Brom, dithered over a clearance virtually under his own crossbar and it was charged down to allow substitute Mark Duffy a free shot.

Alex Iwobi looked to have rescued his team-mate with a goal less than two minutes later only for more indecision from Pickford, who sat out the previous round last week to allow Joao Virginia to make his debut, to lead to another goal.

Having started to come for Glenn Whelan’s far-post cross he changed his mind and, when Ched Evans returned the ball, Pickford got a hand to Callum Camps’ overhead kick which was straight at him but could not keep it out.

For the second time in 10 minutes Ancelotti was left speechless and shaking his head in his technical area.

It made for an uncomfortable final half-hour even after Bernard fired home a fourth and substitute Moise Kean scored with Everton’s last kick of the night.

Kai Havertz’s hat-trick spearheaded Chelsea’s 6-0 Carabao Cup hammering of Barnsley as Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell enjoyed promising Blues debuts.

Germany playmaker Havertz bagged his first Chelsea goals, relishing a more central role as Frank Lampard’s men overpowered their Championship opponents.

Tammy Abraham, Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud also found the net in a dominant Chelsea display at Stamford Bridge.

Joelinton’s brace helped Newcastle on their way to a 7-0 demolition of 10-man Morecambe in the Carabao Cup third round.

Having been humbled at home to Brighton on Sunday, Steve Bruce’s men emphatically booked a fourth-round trip to Newport as his much-changed side ran amok at the empty Mazuma Stadium.

Joelinton netted twice as Newcastle hit five in an opening period made all the more difficult for Morecambe by Toumani Diagouraga’s red card, with the hosts digging deep to restrict the Premier League side to just two more after the break.

Arsenal set up a potential Carabao Cup fourth-round clash with Liverpool after seeing off Leicester at the King Power Stadium.

A Christian Fuchs own goal and a last-gasp Eddie Nketiah tap-in saw the visitors secure a 2-0 victory – leaving them with a trip to either Lincoln or Liverpool next week.

This was the only third-round clash between two Premier League sides but neither really resembled their strongest XI with both Jamie Vardy and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang given the night off.

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