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Man United survive scare against lowly opponents, Liverpool breeze through

Liverpool's made a winning start in English football's league cup, teeing up a round of 16 home tie against Arsenal.

The Reds eased past third tier side MK Dons, with James Milner's opening goal the result of a goalkeeping howler.

A 17-year-old completed the two-nil victory while Manchester United survived a scare against third division side Rochdale.

United eventually winning 5-3 on penalties on a tense night at Old Trafford.