A second half goal by Plymouth Argyle captain Joe Edwards saw the Pilgrims beat an inexperienced Huddersfield Town side who twice had the lead.
Rare goals from John Stones and Fernandinho brought derby delight to Manchester City who became only the second team to reach four successive finals of the Carabao Cup.
Manchester City hit top form as they beat Chelsea with a first half trio of goals by Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden, and Kevin De Bruyne.
Junior Stanislas fired AFC Bournemouth to a huge victory at Stoke City in their pursuit of an immediate return to the Premier League.
A double strike by Lucas Joao wiped out an early goal by Fraizer Campbell as Huddersfield Town’s winning run at home came to an end at the hands of Reading.