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CARABAO CUP ROUND-UP: Harrogate defeated Tranmere on penalties; Derby survives fear against Barrow

EFL newboys Harrogate took their place in the second round of the Carabao Cup with a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Tranmere.

James Vaughan had led the Sky Bet League Two squad just after the hour, but Lloyd Kerry quickly equalized.

With no further goals, the draw went to the lottery of a shoot-out, which Harrogate reached 8-7 when Joshua Falkingham converted after Rovers defender Emmanuel Monthe missed.

Harrogate's Joshua Falkingham celebrates his winning penalty with Joe Cracknell

Harrogate’s Joshua Falkingham celebrates his winning penalty with Joe Cracknell

Lloyd Kerry (right) celebrates with Falkingham after putting his side in the ascendancy

Lloyd Kerry (right) celebrates with Falkingham after putting his side in the ascendancy

Lloyd Kerry (right) celebrates with Falkingham after putting his side in the ascendancy

Harrogate is through to the second round of the Carabao Cup after overcoming Tranmere

Harrogate is through to the second round of the Carabao Cup after overcoming Tranmere

Harrogate is through to the second round of the Carabao Cup after overcoming Tranmere

Earlier on Saturday, fellow EFL newboys Barrow lost a shoot-out, beaten by Derby at Pride Park.

After a scoreless 90-minute goal, the draw was settled after Rams goalkeeper Kelle Roos saved three spot-kicks as the Sky Bet Championship squad progressed 3-2.

Luton dropped the hopeful Norwich championships when James Collins scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 win at Kenilworth Road.

The Canaries finished at the bottom of the Premier League last season, but Daniel Farke’s side is among the favorites to move straight back to the front.

Derby goalkeeper Kelle Roos made three saves in the shootout success against Barrow

Derby goalkeeper Kelle Roos made three saves in the shootout success against Barrow

Derby goalkeeper Kelle Roos made three saves in the shootout success against Barrow

Morgan Whittaker scored the winning penalty when Derby managed to beat Barrow

Morgan Whittaker scored the winning penalty when Derby managed to beat Barrow

Morgan Whittaker scored the winning penalty when Derby managed to beat Barrow

However, Luton made sure it wouldn’t be a positive start to the new domestic campaign for the Norfolk club as he missed several players due to international duties.

Collins broke the deadlock with a 79-minute penalty, only for Kieran Dowell – who signed with Everton last month – to quickly equalize.

However, the Hatters had the final say when Collins struck again in the 83rd minute, completing his treble in injury time.

James Collins scored a hat-trick when Luton beat Norwich at Kenilworth Road on Saturday

James Collins scored a hat-trick when Luton beat Norwich at Kenilworth Road on Saturday

James Collins scored a hat-trick when Luton beat Norwich at Kenilworth Road on Saturday

Norwich manager Daniel Farke was left frustrated when his side was knocked out of the cup

Norwich manager Daniel Farke was left frustrated when his side was knocked out of the cup

Norwich manager Daniel Farke was left frustrated when his side was knocked out of the cup

League Two Newport defeated Welsh rival Swansea 2-0 at Rodney Parade with a brace from Tristan Abrahams.

Northampton, promoted back to League One via the playoffs, knocked out Championship side Cardiff after a comfortable 3-0 win at Sixfields Stadium.

Robbie Cundy’s header in the first half turned out to be enough for Cambridge to take an unexpected 1-0 win in Birmingham, while Huddersfield was eliminated after a 1-0 home loss to Rochdale to give new boss Carlos Corberan an opening loss.

Bradford won 2-1 in Bolton, as did Lincoln in Crewe and Leyton Orient in Forest Green.

Tristan Abrahams scored a brace when League Two beat Newport Swansea at Rodney Parade

Tristan Abrahams scored a brace when League Two beat Newport Swansea at Rodney Parade

Tristan Abrahams scored a brace when League Two beat Newport Swansea at Rodney Parade

Ched Evans scored twice for Fleetwood in their 3-2 home win over Wigan, while Bristol City beat Exeter 2-0.

Gillingham progressed after a 1-0 win over League Two side Southend, despite defender Ryan Jackson being sent off during the second half, while Millwall sent Crawley 3-1 into Broadfield Stadium.

Plymouth marked their return to League One with a 3-2 victory over QPR at Home Park, where summer signing Frank Nouble scored a late winner.

Freddie Sears scored a brace when Ipswich beat Bristol Rovers 3-0 at Portman Road

Freddie Sears scored a brace when Ipswich beat Bristol Rovers 3-0 at Portman Road

Freddie Sears scored a brace when Ipswich beat Bristol Rovers 3-0 at Portman Road

Sheffield Wednesday slid past Walsall after winning a penalty shoot-out 4-2 after a scoreless 90 minutes at the Bescot Stadium.

Reading’s new manager, Veljko Paunovic, saw his side beat Colchester 3-1 with a hat-trick from Portuguese forward Lucas Joao.

Barnsley beat Nottingham Forest 1-0 and Freddie Sears scored twice when Ipswich beat Bristol Rovers 3-0 at Portman Road.

Coventry lost defender Declan Drysdale to a red card in the first half, but won 1-0 to MK Dons, who missed a penalty.

Tyler Walker scored when Coventry beat MK Dons 1-0 despite the fact that there were only ten men left

Tyler Walker scored when Coventry beat MK Dons 1-0 despite the fact that there were only ten men left

Tyler Walker scored when Coventry beat MK Dons 1-0 despite the fact that there were only ten men left

Oldham won 3-0 against Carlisle, while Cheltenham won 1-0 at Peterborough.

Theo Robinson scored deep in injury time as Port Vale won 2-1 at Scunthorpe, while Swindon was defeated at home by Charlton 3-1.

Morecambe won 4-3 on penalties at Grimsby after the game ended 1-1, while AFC Wimbledon left a missed penalty kick against Oxford, who progressed after a penalty shoot-out after a 1-1 draw at 90 minutes.

Salford eliminated Rotherham 4-2 on penalties after forcing a shoot-out in the final moments after substitute Matt Crooks equalized in stoppage time.

Hull defeated Sunderland 5-4 on penalties, the Stadium of Light tie ending goalless.

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