Over the past two days, the Capital One Cup has cut the amount of clubs involved in the competition from 32 to 16.
With the introduction of Premier League sides who are in involved in European play into the competition, the spotlight shone more brightly on the League Cup.
In the matches, six EPL clubs were eliminated and 12 were left standing going into the fourth round.
There are also four clubs from the lower divisions of the Football League involved in the fourth round.
But, before we look ahead to the matchups in the next round, let us look back at the biggest storylines from the third round of Capital One Cup play.