Ryan Fredericks involved in Middlesbrough penalty drama

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There was plenty of Capital One Cup excitement away from White Hart Lane for Tottenham's loanees this week as Ryan Fredericks took part in a cup record penalty shootout for Middlesbrough at Liverpool.

Cup drama

The 21-year-old right back was part of a resolute 'Boro defence that battled hard as Liverpool took the lead twice before being pegged back by a late Patrick Bamford spot-kick. With the scores level at the end of extra-time, a penalty shootout was called for but no-one could forsee the drama that was about to unfold.

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With both sides missing once in the first five penalties, it went to sudden death and Fredericks stepped up for his side's eighth spot-kick and coverted despite a touch from 'keeper Simon Mignolet. On the contest went until Albert Adomah missed his second effort and handed Liverpool the win 14-13.

Tom Carroll

Elsewhere, Tom Carroll played 70 minutes as Swansea overcame Premier League rivals Everton 3-0.

On the continent, Tomis Gomelt stayed on the bench as Bari lost 1-0 at Vicenza in Serie B, while Lewis Holtby played the full 90 as Hamburg lost by a single goal at Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany's Bundesliga.

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