Crystal Palace, eliminated after 24 penalties!

He Crystal palace it was the only Premier team that entered the fray in the second round cup of the League Cup who fell to a minor league team, the Bournemouth, of the Championship, in a tie decided in the penalty shootout (11-10), after the goalless draw, and with up to 24 shots.

The outcome of the match that led to the first elimination in the League Cup of a top-flight English team was like a movie. After the zero tie in the Vitality Stadium, all the field players of Bournemouth and Crystal Palace they scored on their turn in the penalty shootout. The two goalkeepers failed, Asmir Begovic and Wayne Hennessey, and the equality was undone on pitch 24, when Serbian midfielder Luka Milivojevic missed.

Unlike Crystal palace, the rest of the English top-flight teams complied. He did it Newcastle by the minimum against Blackburn (1-0) thanks to both Scottish Ryan Fraser; in the last minutes he decided the quality difference of the Aston Villa at home to the modest Burton of Third (1-3), with decisive goals in the last two minutes from Jack Grealish and Keinan Davis; and the West Ham He was the one who signed the most comfortable victory against Charlton (3-0) with a double from Haller and a goal from Brazilian Felipe Anderson.

Second round results:

GILLINGHAM FC 1 – Coventry 1

Middlesbrough 0 – BARNSLEY 2

MILLWALL 3 – Cheltenham 1

Reading 0 – LUTON 1

Derby 1 – PRESTON 2

Bradford City 0 – LINCOLN 5

FLEETWOOD 2 – Port Vale 1

NEWPORT 1 – Cambridge Utd 0

Oxford Utd 1 – WATFORD 1

NEWCASTLE 1 – Blackburn 0

WEST HAM 3 – Charlton 0

BOURNEMOUTH 0 – Crystal Palace 0

Burton 1 – ASTON VILLA 3

LEYTON ORIENT 3 – Plymouth 2

MORECAMBE 1 – Oldham 0

Rochdale 0 – SHEFFIELD W. 1