In difficulty in the Championship after two defeats in two days without scoring against Brentford and Chelsea, Arsenal was reassured in the League Cup against West Bromwich (English D2). The Gunners won 6-0 thanks in particular to a hat-trick from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (17th, 45, 72) and goals from Nicolas Pépé (45th 1) and Bukayo Saka (50th). Alexandre Lacazette, entered in the middle of the second half, completed the work (69th).

Another Premier League club which played its 32nd final on Wednesday, Southampton had no trouble getting rid of Newport (D4) with a score of 8-0. The scorers: Armando Broja (9th, 57th), Nathan Tella (25th), Kyle Walker-Peters (44th), Mohamed Elyounoussi (48th, 55th, 90th 1) and Nathan Redmond (69th).

Finally, Newcastle, who received Burnley, lost on penalties (0-0, 3-4 t.a.b.). Despite a large domination throughout the meeting, the Magpies will not see the round of 16.