Liverpool teenager Curtis Jones scored twice in a 7-2 victory over Lincoln within the League Cup, and defending champion Manchester City edged previous Bournemouth 2-1.
Liverpool superior to a fourth-spherical assembly next Thursday with Arsenal, which additionally performs at Anfield within the Premier League on Monday.
Phil Foden’s late objective secured City’s progress to a match next week with Burnley.
Bertrand Traore made a scoring begin to his Aston Villa profession in a 3-0 win at Bristol City that arrange a gathering with Stoke.
The 19-yr-outdated Jones scored Liverpool’s third and fourth objectives earlier than halftime, chopping in from the left on each events to curl in proper-footed pictures, and was the guests’ fundamental artistic drive in midfield.
Jones additionally received the free kick from which Xherdan Shaqiri whipped within the opener for his first objective in over 9 months.
Takumi Minamino continued his promising begin to the season with a primary-time shot within the 18th minute.
All of Liverpool’s 4 first-half objectives had been scored from a minimum of 20 yards.
Eighteen seconds after the break Minamino added one other, stabbing in Harvey Elliott’s smothered effort.Marko Grujic scored his first for the membership nearly 5 years after becoming a member of, and Divock Origi wrapped up the rout within the 89th along with his ninth objective in 12 League Cup matches.
Tayo Edun and Lewis Montsma had made it 5-1 and 6-2 by scoring for third-tier facet Lincoln.
Liam Delap, the 17-yr-outdated son of former Stoke midfielder Rory, made his City debut alongside American goalkeeper Zack Steffen.
City took the lead within the 18th when Foden arrange Delap, who swept a left-footed shot into the highest nook from simply contained in the field.
But Bournemouth, which was relegated from the Premier League in July, leveled in 4 minutes by means of Sam Surridge.
City introduced Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling off the bench within the latter levels and secured the victory within the seventy fifth when Foden scored after Riyad Mahrez hit the publish.
Anwar El Ghazi struck within the eleventh minute and Traore rapidly doubled the benefit in opposition to Bristol City with a volley 14 minutes into his debut after becoming a member of from Lyon.
Ollie Watkins, on as a seventieth-minute substitute for Traore, scored his second objective on this season’s competitors inside three minutes of his arrival.