Carabao Cup round-up: Crystal Palace survive second round scare as Bournemouth edge past Swansea

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Carabao Cup round-up: Crystal Palace survive second round scare as Bournemouth edge past Swansea

Three goals in less than five second-half minutes saved Crystal Palace from a Carabao Cup second-round exit after they came from behind to beat Championship side Plymouth 4-2.

Trailing to goals from Ben Waine and Luke Cundle, manager Roy Hodgson – who made made seven changes from their 1-1 draw with Brentford on Saturday – sent on Eberechi Eze, Jordan Ayew and Jeffrey Schlupp and all three substitutes played a part in turning things around.

Ayew and Eze provided assists for Odsonne Edouard and Jean-Philippe Mateta, with Schlupp setting up the latter for his second before Mateta completed his hat-trick in the 83rd minute.

Fellow Premier League side Bournemouth beat Swansea 3-2 as Ryan Christie’s added-time goal gave new manager Andoni Iraola his first victory.

Matt Grimes gave the Championship side the lead with a ninth-minute penalty but goals from David Brooks and Hamed Traore turned things around in the second half. Jamie Paterson’s equaliser briefly stunned their top-flight visitors before Christie won it late on.

Wolves defender Matt Doherty scored twice in six minutes in their comfortable 5-0 win over Blackpool and Luton held on to beat Gillingham 3-2 in their first game at Kenilworth Road this season despite Tom Nichols’ 88th-minute goal.

Sutton recorded their first win in 90 minutes in the competition as Aiden O’Brien’s solitary goal was enough to beat Wycombe, their second successive victory over a League One side.

Brentford avoided becoming Newport’s latest cup victims as they won 3-0 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at Rodney Parade.

Adam Lewis hit a post with Newport’s first effort, before Nathan Wood and Bryn Morris both saw theirs saved by Bees debutant Ellery Balcombe, and Keane Lewis-Potter settled the contest in the Premier League side’s favour.

Mathias Jensen thought he had won it in the 88th minute but teenage substitute Kiban Rai headed home deep into stoppage time to take the tie to spot-kicks.

Sheffield Wednesday’s miserable start to the season continued as they were knocked out of the Carabao Cup 5-4 on penalties by Mansfield after a 1-1 draw in 90 minutes at Hillsborough.

Anthony Musaba gave the hosts a first-half lead before Rhys Oates equalised five minutes from time to force a shoot-out.

Alfie Doughty scored a screamer as Premier League Luton knocked League Two side Gillingham out of the Carabao Cup with a 3-2 second-round victory at Kenilworth Road. 

Substitutes Riley McGree and Morgan Rogers scored stoppage-time goals to steer Middlesbrough into round three of the Carabao Cup with a 3-1 comeback win at League One Bolton.

Australian ace McGree had only been on the pitch five minutes before rounding off sustained Boro pressure with a superb low left-foot finish.

Rogers, a summer signing from Manchester City, completed a deserved win for Michael Carrick’s Championship side with his first goal for the club.

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