Arsenal with Chuba Akpom in action thrashed Nottingham Forest 4-0 at the City Stadium to advance into the fourth round of the English Football League Cup on Tuesday night.
Goals from Granit Xhaka, Lucas Perez (brace) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sealed the win for Arsenal.
Liverpool also qualified into the fourth round after going away to beat Derby County 3-0.
On target for Liverpool were Ragnar Klavan, Philippe Coutinho and Divock Origi.
In some other games on the night Everton lost 2-0 at Goodison Park to Norwich, Wolverhampton lost 2-0 away to Newcastle, Leeds pipped Blackburn 1-0 while Reading beat Brighton Hove Albion 2-1.