CAPITAL ONE CUP WRAP: Man Utd edge Liverpool, Arsenal on penalties, holders Swansea dumped

The third round of the 2013/14 Capital One Cup was completed on Wednesday night with the final five fixtures being played.

The third round of the 2013/14 Capital One Cup was completed on Wednesday night with the final five fixtures being played.

Manchester United had Javier Hernandez to thank for their only goal as they defeated Liverpool 1-0 at Old Trafford, allowing them to set up a fourth round date with Norwich City.

Arsenal, who will face Chelsea in the fourth round, had to fight hard for their 4-3 penalty shootout victory over West Bromwich Albion after it ended 1-1 at the end of extra-time whilst Papiss Cisse and Yoan Gouffran guided Newcastle United to a 2-0 home win over Leeds United.

Stoke City got the job done with a 2-0 victory at Tranmere Rovers whilst title holders Swansea City crashed out to 2011 winners Birmingham City 3-1 at St Andrews.

2013/14 Capital One Cup third round scores

Manchester United (PREM): 1 (Javier Hernandez 46’)
Liverpool (PREM): 0
Old Trafford, Manchester

Newcastle United (PREM): 2 (Papiss Cisse 31’, Yoan Gouffran 67’)
Leeds United (CHA): 0
St James’ Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Tranmere Rovers (L1): 0
Stoke City (PREM): 2 (Stephen Ireland 22’, Peter Crouch 90+4’)
Prenton Park, Birkenhead

Birmingham City (CHA): 3 (Dan Burn 57’, Matt Green 61’, Tom Adeyemi 81’)
Swansea City (PREM): 1 (Wilfried Bony 90+5’)

West Bromwich Albion (PREM): 1 (Saido Berahino 71’)
Arsenal (PREM): 1 (Thomas Eisfeld 61’) *Arsenal wins 4-3 on penalties

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