Sheffield Wednesday produced a superb second-half fightback to beat Oldham 4-2 in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
The npower Championship side were two goals down against League One opponents, but Jermaine Johnson and Chris O'Grady - both former Oldham players - rescued them before Michail Antonio completed the win.
O'Grady scored a brace to first put Wednesday level and then take the lead before Antonio added the gloss three minutes from time, bending his shot powerfully into the far corner from just inside the box.
A second half goal from Dexter Blackstock gave Nottingham Forest a narrow 1-0 Capital One Cup first round victory over Football League newcomers Fleetwood Town.
Blackstock earned his side a passage into the second round with the only goal of the game after 57 minutes. The experienced Andy Reid produced a superb delivery from the left which was met by the unmarked striker at the far post.
His first header was well saved by Scott Davies but the rebound fell perfectly into his path and he stroked the ball into the empty net from close range.
Forest went close to a second with Marcus Tudgay forcing Davies into two saves and Lewis McGugan flashing a shot just wide of the right post before Fleetwood staged a late rally. Substitute Steven Gillespie drilled an effort just over with a minute to go and Darlow reacted well to save a last minute header from Stephen McNulty.
Graham Westley left the Deepdale dugout to a standing ovation after his new-look Preston team booked their place in the second round of the Capital One Cup with a 2-0 defeat of Huddersfield .
Westley endured a troubled time after taking over at Preston last season but saw his side make the perfect start to the new campaign when Jack King headed home after 29 minutes.
Nicky Wroe, a summer signing from Shrewsbury, then doubled the lead five minutes before the break to help the League One side into the next round.
- Capital One
- League One
- Dexter Blackstock
- Michail Antonio