Manchester City powered into the fourth round of the Capital One Cup with a comfortable 5-0 victory over Wigan at the Etihad Stadium.
City continued where they left off in Sunday's 4-1 drubbing of Manchester United by putting the Latics to the sword.
Stevan Jovetic was on target twice, scoring his first goals for the club, while Edin Dzeko, Yaya Toure and Jesus Navas also weighed in with goals.
Sunderland made a winning start to life without sacked manager Paolo Di Canio by dispatching Peterborough 2-0 with strikes from Emanuele Giaccherini and Valentin Roberge.
Fernando Torres and Ramires scored in six first-half minutes as Chelsea overcame Swindon 2-0 at the County Ground.
Danny Ings nodded in Burnley's winner in a 2-1 home victory over Nottingham Forest having already hauled his side back into contention with the equaliser of Matt Derbyshire's opener.
There were few fireworks at the KC Stadium where Hull's Nick Proschwitz produced the only goal against Huddersfield and he should have had a second.
Derby slumped to their first away defeat of the season, losing 2-1 to Leicester despite taking the lead through Chris Martin.
Anthony Knockaert and Danny Drinkwater were on target to ensure Leicester progressed into the last 16.
Gaston Ramirez and Jos Hooiveld ensured Southampton progressed in a 2-0 victory over Bristol City, but Saints were made to work for their place in the next round.