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Newly promoted English Championship outfit Sunderland have crashed out of the EFL Cup at the first round stage after they were beaten by League One side Sheffield Wednesday on Wednesday night. The EFL Cup is also known as the Carabao Cup and the two aforementioned teams renewed their rivalry in the competition earlier this week. Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday were in the League One together last season before the former secured promotion to the Championship. As a matter of fact, Sunderland saw off Sheffield Wednesday in the semi-finals of the League One playoffs before they secured Championship promotion by beating Wycombe Wanderers in the playoff final.

Sheffield Wednesday were able to avenge their League One playoff last four aggregate defeat at the hands of the Black Cats last season with the 2-0 win over the same team in the EFL Cup first round this season. Read more »