25 Sep 2010

Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City beaten in League Cup

3:23 pm on 25 September 2010

Liverpool have suffered a humiliating penalty shootout loss to fourth division Northampton Town at Anfield in the third round of English football's League Cup.

The match was level at 2-2 after extra time, with Northampton Town winning 4-2 in the penalty shootout.

Newcastle United became the first team to beat champions Chelsea this season when they edged a seven-goal thriller 4-3 at Stamford Bridge and Manchester City lost 2-1 to West Bromwich Albion on a night of upsets.

Former England striker Michael Owen scored twice to send holders Manchester United through to the last 16 after coming from a goal down at second division Scunthorpe United to win 5-2.

Aston Villa beat Blackburn 3-1.