Early blow for Burnley. Jay Rodriguez cannot carry on. An early substitution and Chris Wood is on.
Stoke looking to work the first opening of the game but frontman Tyrese Campbell cannot take the ball in his path inside the area and the chance is lost.
Jay Rodriguez has been receiving treatment but the Burnley forward is able to get back on his feet which is something of a relief considering he is due to face his former club Southampton on Saturday.
Former West Ham and England goalkeeper on BBC Radio 5 Live
Steve Bruce has said about his desire to win a trophy. Consistency is a thing though. Are Newcastle consistent enough because you just don’t know what team will turn up. It is only five/ six games they need to win.
Preston’s Tom Bayliss is the first player to go in the book for pulling back Alexis MacAllister.
Confident start by the Championship club as Matt Smith’s header is palmed away by Bailey Peacock-Farrell. Millwall boss Gary Rowett loves that.
Can Gillingham do it on a mild Wednesday night at Stoke?
Max Sanders to score first?
Off we go in four of the games at Fulham, Millwall, Preston and Stoke.
Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton, speaking to Sky Sports:“Everton have one of the top managers in the world in the hot-seat and we’re looking forward to the challenge.
“We have a really young back-line. It’s great to see Richarlison and Dominic Calvert-Lewin starting because it will give my players great experience.
“We want to give a great account of ourselves. We want to give them a good test and we will give it a good crack.”
Morecambe have never reached the fourth round of the
League Cup. This is their first appearance at this stage of the competition