Capital One Cup: Everton and Hull find the sweet spot to go through
Everton reached the Capital One Cup quarter-finals after keeping their cool in the penalty shoot-out to advance past Norwich.
The two could not be separated after 120 minutes in a 1-1 draw, but the Toffees converted all four of their penalties while Joel Robles saved from Wes Hoolahan and Nathan Redmond missed.
Sebastien Bassong had given Norwich a 51st-minute lead that was cancelled out by Everton captain Leon Osman's equaliser 17 minutes later. Kyle Lafferty was an unused sub for the Canaries.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez said: "I thought it was a fantastic tie. Credit to Norwich, they got the crowd frustrated but we dealt with it."
Hull reached the quarter-finals for the first time after overcoming Leicester on penalties. Goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic was the hero, denying Riyad Mahrez - whose extra-time goal had been cancelled out by Abel Hernandez. David Meyler netted the decisive kick.
Newcastle have successfully appealed Fabricio Coloccini's red card in the Tyne-Wear derby, which Sunderland won 3-0.