Liverpool held their nerve to see off Middlesbrough 14-13 on penalties in the third round of the Capital One Cup.
Arsenal were sent crashing out of the Capital One Cup in the third round after 2-1 home defeat to Southampton.
Swansea claimed their first-ever victory over Everton to reach the last 16 of the Capital One Cup with a 3-0 win.
Marc Muniesa was Stoke's unlikely hero as his two goals secured a 2-1 victory over Sunderland in the Capital One Cup.
Brendan Rodgers praised Liverpool's character as they prevailed in an epic Capital One Cup shoot-out with Middlesbrough.
Arsene Wenger refused to blame his inexperienced defence after Arsenal were knocked out of the Capital One Cup.