Capital One Cup round-up: Daniel Sturridge steadies Liverpool after Notts County scare

 

Liverpool and Sunderland survived big scares but Premier League Crystal Palace were sent crashing out of the Capital One Cup by lower-league opposition tonight.

At Anfield, Liverpool looked to be cruising against League One Notts County, Raheem Sterling giving them a fourth-minute lead with a 20-yard drive and Daniel Sturridge making it 2-0 after he was set up by Steven Gerrard.

Yet Chris Kiwomya's side refused to fold and drew level with six minutes to go through Yoann Arquin and Adam Coombes. Liverpool went into extra time with just 10 men after Kolo Touré was carried off on a stretcher but Sturridge put them back in front in the 105th minute and Jordan Henderson then made it 4-2.

Crystal Palace, who reached the semi-finals a year ago, also crashed out as League One Bristol City inflicted their third defeat out of three this season at Ashton Gate. The former Arsenal winger Jay Emmanuel-Thomas put City ahead in the 59th minute and Scott Wagstaff made it two 12 minutes later. Owen Garvan pulled one back for Palace late on.

Sunderland came back from two goals down at home to MK Dons to go through 4-2. Paolo Di Canio's side were rocking as on-loan Chelsea youngster Patrick Bamford and Izale McLeod put the League One visitors 2-0 ahead by the 55th minute. However, the introduction of Connor Wickham saved Sunderland, the substitute setting up Jozy Altidore then scoring two late goals himself, before Adam Johnson grabbed the fourth in added time.

Reading, relegated from the premier League last season, were thrashed by in-form Peterborough 6-0 and Queen's Park Rangers are also out, troubled striker Nile Ranger and Alex Pritchard getting Swindon's goals in a 2-0 win at Loftus Road.

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