​Five games of the EFL Cup fifth round took place on Tuesday night, with the winners progressing through to the quarter finals.

The best Twitter action surrounded the game at Anfield, where Liverpool hosted Spurs. Both sides fielded youthful sides, with the Reds emerging as 2-1 winners thanks to a brace from Daniel Sturridge.

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In-form ​​Newcastle United booked their place in the quarters with an emphatic 6-0 win over Preston North End at home.


​​Arsenal comfortably beat Reading 2-0 at home to boost their chances of silverware this season.


Elsewhere, Leeds United needed a penalty shootout to dispose of fellow Championship side Norwich City at Elland Road.


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