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Robins sink Palace
Ian Holloway saw his Barclays Premier League new boys Crystal Palace embarrassed by League One Bristol City in the Capital One Cup at Ashton Gate.
Second-half strikes from Jay Emmanuel-Thomas and Scott Wagstaff sealed a 2-1 victory for the home side, with Owen Garvan grabbing a consolation for Palace in stoppage time.
Defeat was a blow for Holloway, but perhaps not entirely surprising - he made 11 changes from Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Stoke.
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio avoided a similar upset as the Black Cats hit back from 2-0 down to beat Milton Keynes Dons 4-2 at the Stadium of Light.
Goals from Patrick Bamford and Izale McLeod put the visitors in control before Jozy Altidore finally got the home side on the scoresheet with 12 minutes left.
The home side's dramatic revival soon kicked into gear with Connor Wickham equalising three minutes from time and netting Sunderland's third in the 89th minute. Adam Johnson completed the comeback deep into injury time.
Ravel Morrison marked his full West Ham debut with his first goal as the Hammers edged past League Two strugglers Cheltenham at Upton Park.
Ricardo Vaz Te's direct free-kick gave Sam Allardyce's men the lead three minutes before half-time and then Morrison struck moments into the second half after a precise cross from Stewart Downing.
Cheltenham fought their way back through a Matt Richards penalty in the 58th minute, but the Hammers held on for a 2-1 win.
Sweden international Johan Elmander marked his full Norwich bow with a brace in the Premier League side's 6-3 win over Bury.
Elmander set up Martin Olsson for a 23rd-minute opener and Anthony Pilkington made it 2-0 on the half-hour before Elmander got on the scoresheet himself seven minutes into the second half.
Bury pulled one back through Anton Forrester before Elmander hit his second and, after a second Bury goal through William Edjenguele, another Canaries new boy, Leroy Fer, made it 4-2 to the hosts.
The scoring continued into injury time with Norwich substitute Steven Whittaker grabbing a sixth for the hosts before Jessy Reindorf hit another consolation for the visitors.
Goals from Steven Davis and Jay Rodriguez sent Southampton on their way to a 5-1 romp at Championship bottom club Barnsley.
Stephen Dawson pulled a goal back before further strikes from Emmanuel Mayuka, a Davis penalty and an injury-time effort from Gaston Ramirez.
Liverpool survived a scare as League One strugglers Notts County battled back from the dead to force extra-time at Anfield.
The home side appeared to be cruising after Raheem Sterling celebrated his senior England call-up by putting his side ahead in the fourth minute and Daniel Sturridge scored his third goal in as many games to make it 2-0 before half-time.
But County hit back through a Yoann Arquin header and substitute Adam Coombes fired an equaliser with six minutes of normal time remaining.
Liverpool recovered their poise in the extra half-hour and wrapped up a 4-2 win with a second from Sturridge and a fourth from Jordan Henderson.
Martin Jol's Fulham edged past Burton on penalties after a dramatic 2-2 draw at Pirelli Stadium.
Fulham keeper David Stockdale saved the crucial spot-kick from Phil Edwards to send the top-flight club through after they fought back from behind in extra-time.
Adel Taarabt scored his first goal for the Cottagers to put them ahead in the 36th minute, but Jack Dyer forced extra-time with an 85th-minute equaliser.
Michael Symes put the League Two side ahead in the first period of extra-time, but Hugo Rodallega forced spot-kicks when he levelled with three minutes to spare.
Robbie Brady's 106th-minute effort proved enough as Steve Bruce's Hull battled to a tough 1-0 win over League One leaders Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road.
Brady had been on the field for barely a minute after replacing Aaron McLean in the added half-hour before slotting home the only goal of the game.
League One Peterborough pulled off the biggest win of the night with a 6-0 thrashing of Reading at London Road.
Lee Tomlin scored a hat-trick for Posh and further goals came from Britt Assombalonga, Danny Swanson and Jack Payne.
Birmingham beat Yeovil on spot-kicks, but only after a bizarre 3-3 draw.
Blues players and staff were incensed when Byron Webster scored to take the match into extra-time. They felt the home side should have returned the ball to them after goalkeeper Colin Doyle had kicked the ball out of play following an injury to Birmingham defender Dan Burn.
Yeovil moved ahead in extra-time through Luke Ayling, but then immediately allowed the visitors to walk in an equaliser from Lee Novak, apparently as compensation for Webster's controversial effort, before Tom Adeyemi's penalty in the shoot-out took the 2011 League Cup winners into the third round.
Former Newcastle striker Nile Ranger scored his first goal for Swindon in a shock 2-0 win over Harry Redknapp's QPR at Loftus Road.
Chris Martin and Conor Sammon both scored twice in Derby's 5-0 thrashing of Brentford, while Chris Wood scored a hat-trick as Leicester also hit five in a 5-2 win at Carlisle.
Ross McCormack's penalty sealed a 3-1 win for Leeds in their Yorkshire derby at Doncaster, and Adam Hammill scored a late winner as Huddersfield twice came from behind to beat Charlton 3-2.
Tranmere edged out Championship Bolton 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw at Prenton Park and Burnley overcame Preston 2-0 at Turf Moor.