Holders Man Utd get Burton; Leicester host Liverpool in Carabao Cup Draw


Manchester United have been drawn to face Burton Albion in the Third Round of the Carabao Cup.

United, who are the defending champions after winning the trophy in February, will begin the defence of their title at home to Championship side Burton.

United’s city neighbours Manchester City will travel to West Brom, while Leicester City will host Liverpool in what’s arguably the tie of the round.

Premier League champions Chelsea will welcome second-tier side Nottingham Forest- who knocked out Newcastle United- to Stamford Bridge, Arsenal will host League 1 side Doncaster Rovers, Crystal Palace and Huddersfield will meet in what will be a repeat of their opening Premier League game, while Chris Wood will face his former team Leeds United, who travel to Burnley.

The ties will be played in the week commencing on September 18

Draw in full:

Manchester United v Burton Albion

Everton v Sunderland

West Brom v Manchester City

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Bristol Rovers

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

Brentford v Norwich City

Leicester City v Liverpool

Arsenal v Doncaster

Bristol City v Stoke City

Reading v Swansea City

Aston Villa v Middlesbrough

West Ham v Bolton Wanderers

Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion

Burnley v Leeds United

Crystal Palace v Huddersfield

Tottenham v Barnsley or Derby County

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Olakunle Ajao is a Mass Communication student at the University of Lagos. Commonly known as 'The Major' by friends and fiends alike, he has quite the obsession with football, watching, reading, writing and playing- although he's not very good at that last part.

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