Newcastle United were handed a relatively easy draw against Sheffield Wednesday in the third round of the Capital One Cup.
United produced a superb performance against Northampton, running out 4-1 winners with Florian Thauvin the star of the show.
Thauvin, Siem de Jong, Daryl′ Janmaat and Mike Williamson scored in the victory.′
Elsewhere, Sunderland won through with a 6-3 win against Exeter at the Stadium of Light.
Sunderland were handed a tough draw against mighty Manchester City, while Middlesbrough are at home to Wolves.
CAPITAL ONE CUP THIRD-ROUND DRAW: Middlesbrough v Wolves, Norwich v West Brom, Hull v Swansea, Leicester v West Ham, Aston Villa v Birmingham, Tottenham v Arsenal, Manchester United v Ipswich, Liverpool v Carlisle, Crystal Palace v Charlton, Fulham v Stoke, Sunderland v Manchester City, Newcastle v Sheffield Wednesday, Reading v Barnsley or Everton, Preston v Bournemouth, Walsall v Chelsea, MK Dons v Southampton.
Ties to be played in the week commencing September 21.