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Gary Rose and Jay Freeman

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    Well that was fun wasn't it?

    Lots of goals and a shock or two along the way. More of the same tomorrow night?

    There's six EFL Cup ties tomorrow night as well as Liverpool in Champions League play-off action against Hoffenheim. Join us again for it all.

    See you later.

  2. When's the third-round draw?

    Fans of the teams that progressed tonight, set your alarms. The draw for the EFL Cup third round takes place at 04:15 BST on Thursday.


    Reading 3-1 Millwall

    That's that! The 19th tie tonight is complete as Reading beat Millwall to progress to round three.

  4. 'Players took their chance'

    Watford 2-3 Bristol City

    Bristol City assistant boss Dean Holden: "We're delighted for the young members of our side. We've got competition for places and we challenged the players coming into the squad to take that chance. They did that."

  5. GOAL Reading 3-1 Millwall

    Sam Smith

    The win is in the bag for Reading as Sam Smith surely wraps things up with his first senior goal.

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    Reading 2-1 Millwall

    A quick break by Millwall is ended as Jed Wallace is flagged offside. Not long left...

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    Brighton 1-0 Barnet

    Brighton boss Chris Hughton: "It was a tough game. They are very well organised. They have started their season well and they made it tough for us.

    "We had a nice balance of giving the young ones an opportunity and given those that have been part of the squad and needed a run out."

  8. Get Involved #bbcfootball

    Too many changes?

    Mark Farley: Why ask a club to name a squad at the start of season if they can't utilise it? It's good management.

    Andrew Neil: Most of the 'superstars' probably started their club career as a starter in an EFL cup game or similar. It helps develop talent.

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    Reading 2-1 Millwall

    Ten minutes left and Reading are in control. All it takes is one goal for Millwall though...

  10. 'We've taken it seriously'

    Accrington 1-3 West Brom

    West Brom boss Tony Pulis clearly wants a good run in the EFL Cup. He made just four changes and was rewarded with a comfortable win.

    "We've taken the competition seriously," he said. "It gives us a chance to get to Wembley. I've ben fortunate to take Stoke there and it would be lovely to do that with West Brom."

  11. GOAL - Reading 2-1 Millwall

    George Evans (105 mins)

    Advantage Reading! George Evans thumps an effort into the top corner right on the stroke of half time.

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    Reading 1-1 Millwall

    It's Reading doing the pressing at the moment as Mo Barrow bursts into the area but his shot is straight at the goalkeeper. Almost half-time in extra-time.

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    Leeds 5-1 Newport County

    Leeds boss Thomas Christiansen: "Newport County put in a good performance and made it difficult for us in the first half.

    "I had some strong words at half time, I wasn't happy with our performance. In the second half, our quality came through and I was very satisfied."

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    Reading 1-1 Millwall

    No messing about by either side as they promptly use their fourth sub.

    Leandro Bacuna is replaced by 16-year-old striker Danny Loader for Reading while Jed Wallace is on for Shane Ferguson for Millwall.

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    Crystal Palace 2-1 Ipswich

    Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer: "You're always waiting for that moment (the first goal), so I'm very pleased for the fans.

    "A lot of players showed that they are ready, so for that spirit I am pleased."

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    Reading 1-1 Millwall


    Both Reading and Millwall used their three substitutes in normal time but teams are now allowed an extra sub in extra time.


    Bolton 3-2 Sheffield Wednesday

    All over, so just the one game going to extra time then.

    Who's sticking around for a bit of Reading versus Millwall then...?

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    Bolton 3-2 Sheffield Wednesday

    Sheffield Wednesday win a couple of late corners as Bolton try to hang onto victory. Not long to go...


    Reading 1-1 Millwall

    We've got one tie definitely going to extra time as neither Reading or Millwall can find a winner in normal time.

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    Sheffield United 1-4 Leicester

    Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare: "We could have had more conviction first half, but I've got to be pleased with the second. Objective was to advance. We've done that.

    "Players needed game time tonight and they've produced a good performance, which does their chances no harm."