Manchester United earned their second win over Brighton & Hove Albion in five days as they booked a place in the League Cup quarter-finals with a 3-0 win at the Amex Stadium.
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made 10 changes to the team that started at the weekend, with Victor Lindelof the only player to keep his place, and although United struggled for fluency they were too strong for a second-string Brighton side.
Holders Manchester City beat Chris Wood’s Burnley 3-0 thanks to a double from Raheem Sterling and new signing Ferran Torres’ first goal in English football.
Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin continued his superb form with his second hat-trick of the season as the Toffees outclassed West Ham United 4-1 at Goodison Park.
Newcastle United narrowly avoided an upset as Jonjo Shelvey’s late equaliser earned them a 1-1 draw against League Two (fourth tier) Newport County and set up a penalty shootout which the Premier League team won 5-4.
The quarter-final draw will take place after the final fourth-round ties between Brentford v Fulham, Aston Villa v Stoke City and Liverpool v Arsenal.