29 Aug 2012

Fulham crash out of League Cup

10:37 am on 29 August 2012

Premier League clubs Stoke and Fulham have slumped to shock defeats to Swindon and Sheffield Wednesday in League Cup second round matches.

League One side Swindon upset Stoke with a dramatic 4-3 victory after extra time at the Britannia Stadium, while Fulham were the other top-flight side to bow out, beaten 1-0 by Championship club Sheffield Wednesday.

Aston Villa claimed a 3-0 victory over League One side Tranmere at Villa Park, while Swansea beat Championship team Barnsley 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium.

Southampton won 4-1 at Stevenage, West Ham beat League One club Crewe 2-0 win at Upton Park while QPR recorded a 3-0 win over League One team Walsall at Loftus Road.

Sunderland strolled to a 2-0 win over League Two outfit Morecambe at the Stadium of Light, while Wigan, West Bromwich Albion, Norwich and Reading all advanced.