Fulham, Stoke lose in 2nd round of League Cup

Fulham and Stoke were knocked out of the second round of the

League Cup as 10 other Premier League teams advanced on

Tuesday.

Fulham lost 1-0 at second-tier Sheffield Wednesday from forward

Gary Madine’s 50th-minute penalty, while third-tier club Swindon

beat Stoke 4-3 after extra time following forward James Collins’

120th-minute winner for his hat trick.

Also, Aston Villa defeated Tranmere 3-0; Norwich edged out

Scunthorpe 2-1; Wigan won 4-1 at Nottingham Forest; Queens Park

Rangers beat Walsall 3-0 and Southampton won 4-1 at Stevenage.

Sunderland downed Morecambe 2-0; Swansea topped Barnsley 3-1;

West Ham defeated Crewe Alexandra 2-0; Reading twice came from

behind to beat Peterborough 3-2 and West Bromwich Albion won 4-2 at

Yeovil.