Championship sides Cardiff, Brighton, Bristol City, Millwall, Charlton and Derby all suffered startle defeats in a Capital One Cup initial round.
Heidar Helguson gave Cardiff, final year’s beaten finalists, a dream start by converting a second-minute chastisement though David Artell equalised for a League Two Cobblers on 37 and Alex Nicholls hermetic a startle win by streamer home usually after a restart.
Gus Poyet’s Brighton were also on a finish of a startle better as they went down 3-0 to Paolo Di Canio’s newly-promoted League One Swindon during a County Ground.
Paul Benson put Di Canio’s group in front in a 53rd notation and a late prop from Alan Navarro hermetic a illusory victory.
Bristol City were a third Championship side to pile-up out as they were beaten 2-1 by Gillingham during Ashton Gate.
Danny Kedwell’s chastisement usually before a mangle put a Gills in front and Ben Strevens looked to have hermetic feat with a 54th notation strike. City surrogate Marvin Elliott scored a satisfaction idea in damage time.
Birmingham survived an early shock opposite League Two Barnet during St Andrew’s when Jon Nurse put a visitors in front in a 31st minute.
Blues blazed behind with a Marlon King chastisement on 38 and serve goals from Stephen Caldwell and Darren Ambrose, before injury-time strikes from Wade Elliott and Peter Lovenkrands done a final scoreline oppressive on a Londoners.
Crystal Palace were also forced to come from behind to flog Exeter 2-1 during St James’s Park.
John O’Flynn put a hosts forward early on, though Jermaine Easter’s chastisement and a Kagisho Dikgacoi idea before half-time won it for a Eagles.
League Two Bristol Rovers took a warn 26th notation lead during Ipswich by Michael Smith, though a Tractor Boys incited it turn with Jason Scotland, Tommy Smith and Aaron Cresswell environment adult a 3-1 win.
Burnley were nonetheless another Championship side forced to come from behind as Chris McCann, Charlie Austin and Dean Marney cancelled out an early Chris Shuker bid in a 3-1 win during Port Vale.
There were no such problems for Leicester, who won 4-0 during Torquay with goals from Lloyd Dyer, Ben Marshall, Matthew James and Jamie Vardy, or Peterborough, who flog Southend during London Road by a same score.
Crisis bar Portsmouth crashed 3-0 during Plymouth, while another newly-relegated side, Coventry, squeaked past League Two Dagenham Redbridge with Kevin Kilbane’s injury-time penalty.
League One Stevenage flog AFC Wimbledon 3-1 and Yeovil won an all-League One strife 3-0 during home to Colchester.
League One Scunthorpe staged a miraculous quip to hit out Championship Derby 7-6 on penalties during Pride Park after a 5-5 pull in normal time.
Nigel Clough’s Rams led 3-0 and 5-3 before a Iron forced an additional half hour by scoring twice in damage time by a Connor Jennings strike and Bobby Grant’s last-gasp penalty.
Newly-promoted Charlton were another Championship side to tumble as they went down 4-3 on penalties to League One Leyton Orient during The Valley.
Scott Wagstaff gave Charlton a 28th notation lead though Mathieu Baudry equalised in first-half damage time and a visitors hold their haughtiness to win 4-3 in a shootout with Ryan Brunt banishment home a wilful kick.
And Millwall also missed out on penalties to League One Crawley Town during a New Den.
Hope Akpan and Nicky Adams twice put a visitors forward usually for a Lions to transport their approach behind by Darren Ward and Shaun Batt respectively.
But a visitors eased by a contingent shootout 4-1 with Crawley screw Paul Jones a favourite as he saved from Darius Henderson and Jack Smith.
Abdulai Bell-Baggie scored in a final notation of extra-time to give Tranmere a 2-1 win during Chesterfield, while League Two Oxford pulled off a teenager dissapoint with a 5-3 chastisement win over Bournemouth after a goalless draw.