Carling Cup round-up
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Watford caused the shock of the night with a thumping 5-2 win over struggling Southampton.Watford caused the shock of the night in the Carling Cup with a thumping 5-2 win over struggling Southampton at Vicarage Road.
Bruce Dyer set the Championship side on their way with the opener on 39 minutes.
James Chambers then stunned The Premiership outfit with a quick-fire double (52, 62).
Watford piled the misery on Steve Wigley's lacklustre troops with a fourth from Heidar Helguson on 66 minutes.
Southampton pulled a goal back on 84 minutes with Dexter Blackstock netting, but the respite was short-lived with Hameur Bouazza adding a fifth moments afterwards.
Brett Ormerod grabbed another goal for Southampton two minutes from time, but it was only a mere consolation for the visitors.
Southampton's South Coast rivals Portsmouth had no such problems overcoming Cardiff 2-0 at Ninian Park.
Two goals from Yakubu Aiyegbeni were enough to give Harry Redknapp's men victory.
The Nigerian marksman broke the deadlock two minutes after the restart slotting home a Lomana LuaLua cross and he grabbed his second from the penalty spot eight minutes later.
Martin Jol got his Tottenham managerial career off to a winning start with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Burnley.
Robbie Keane grabbed a brace and Jermain Defoe netted a brilliant third to send Spurs into the quarter finals.
Arsenal's youngsters continued their impressive run in the competition with a 3-1 win over an almost full-strength Everton side at Highbury.
Thomas Gravesen gave Everton the perfect start with the opener after just eight minutes with a deflected free kick.
Arsenal drew level on 25 minutes with substitute Quincy Owusu-Abeyie scoring a superb individual solo goal.
The hosts went in front on 52 with young Italian Arturo Lupoli notching his first goal for the club, and he sealed the game with his second five minutes from time.
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