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Published: 20:36 | 24/8/16

EFL Cup round-up: Boro & Burnley crash out

Lasse Vigen Christensen hit an extra-time winner, as Fulham knocked Premier League side Middlesbrough out of the EFL Cup with a 2-1 victory at Craven Cottage.

Evergreen Boro striker David Nugent gave the visitors the lead on seven minutes with a header from Fabio's cross, but Fulham levelled on 54 minutes when Julien de Sart put through his own goal.

But Boro's defeat wasn't the shock of the second round - Accrington Stanley beat near-neighbours Burnley 1-0 after extra-time thanks to Matt Pearson's drilled finish following a goalmouth melee.

In the first meeting with their East Lancashire rivals since reforming in the 1960s, League Two club Stanley took the first top-flight scalp in their history to book their place in the third-round draw.

Their reward is a visit to the London Stadium in the week beginning 19 September to take on Slaven Bilic's West Ham United in the next round.

Adnan Januzaj netted an 84th-minute winner, as Sunderland edged past League One side Shrewsbury with a 1-0 victory at the Stadium of Light.

And it was a goal of real quality out of keeping with the rest of the match, with the Belgian youngster lashing the ball past Shrews' goalkeeper Jayson Leutwiler from 25 yards from Wahbi Khazri's pass to set up a third-round meeting with Championship side QPR at Loftus Road.

Ireland international Marc Wilson scored his first goal in club football for six years as Bournemouth beat Morecambe 2-1 at the Globe Arena.

Max Gradel gave the Premier League side on eight minutes, but League Two Morecambe levelled just six minutes later through Cole Stockton's strike following a throw.

But Wilson, on his third Cherries' debut following two loan spells at Dean Court in 2007, hit the winner on 54 minutes with a strike from 25 yards, his first goal since he netted for Stoke against Blackburn at Ewood Park on St Stephen's Day 2010.

Bournemouth will meet Championship side Preston North End at the Vitality Stadium in the next round.

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