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Last Updated: Thursday September 23 2010 14:09 GMT

In Pics: Liverpool kicked out of Carling Cup

Northampton players celebrate

It looks like Northampton can't believe their luck after beating Liverpool in the Carling Cup. The Cobblers normally play three divisions below the Reds.

Northampton Town's Billy McKay celebrates his goal

The League Two team held Premier League Liverpool to a 2-2 tie at full time. Billy McKay scored one of the goals.

 Abdul Osman scores

And here's the moment it all went wrong for the Reds - as Northampton striker Abdul Osman's ball hits the back of the net.

Nathaniel Wedderburn of Northampton Town celebrates with team mate Abdul Osman

It looks like Osman's team-mates can't believe they've beaten Liverpool at Anfield.

Roy Hodgson

Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson doesn't look happy with the result. This wasn't how he hoped his first season with the club would start.

Liverpool's David Ngog

Liverpool's David Ngog couldn't believe it either!

Shola Ameobi and team mates

Liverpool weren't the only top flight club to be knocked out. Newcastle beat Chelsea 4-3. Shola Ameobi scored the third goal - here he is being congratulated.


And West Brom beat Man City 2-1 at Hawthorns. Here's Ben Mee tackling Roman Bednar.

Manchester United's Michael Owen celebrates after scoring his side's third goal of the game during the third round Carling Cup match at Glanford Park, Scunthorpe

It was a good night for Manchester United though, who will go through to the quarter finals after beating Scunthorpe 5-2.