BARNSLEY, England — Everton needed extra time to beat third-tier Barnsley 5-3 and reach the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday in another high-scoring game in the competition.
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku's 78th-minute goal took the game into extra time at 3-3 as Everton recovered from going 2-0 down after 28 minutes.
An own goal and Lukaku's second goal of the match secured Everton a match against second-tier Reading.
Sunderland's 6-3 win over Exeter was the highlight on Tuesday, when the other second-round games were played.
Defender John Stones, a reported transfer target of Chelsea, played the full 120 minutes for Everton.