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Carabao Cup draw: Premier League clubs discover 2nd and 3rd-round opponents

The Carabao Cup Round Two and Three draws took place on Sunday as the country’s biggest clubs gear up to join the competition. Express Sport brought you live coverage as the teams came out of the hat.

The 13 Premier League teams not competing in Europe in the 2020/21 campaign plus Championship duo Bournemouth and Watford will join the tournament in Round Two.

Burnley and Sheffield United meet in, arguably, the pick of the ties in the northern section, while Brighton will meet League One Portsmouth in a south-coast clash. 

Leicester host Arsenal in the tastiest third-round tie, the stage in which Champions League and Europa League qualifiers Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham also enter the competition.

The second-round ties will take place in the week commencing September 14, with Round Three action happening in the following week. 

Carabao Cup draw LIVE: Premier League clubs to learn 2nd and 3rd round opponents

Round Three Draw

Bradford/Lincoln vs Liverpool

Bristol City/Northampton vs Burton/Aston Villa

Morecambe/Oldham vs Newcastle/Blackburn

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Reading/Luton vs Manchester United

Derby/Preston vs Brighton/Portsmouth

Ipswich/Fulham vs Rochdale/Sheffield Wednesday

Manchester City vs Bournemouth/Crystal Palace

Millwall/Cheltenham vs Burnley/Sheffield United

Chelsea vs Middlesbrough/Barnsley

Wolves/Stoke vs Gillingham/Coventry

Leicester vs Arsenal

WBA/Harrogate vs Southampton/Brentford

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Newport/Cambridge vs Oxford/Watford

Fleetwood/Port Vale vs Everton/Salford

Leyton Orient/Plymouth vs Tottenham

West Ham/Charlton vs Leeds/Hull

Round Two Draw

Northern Section

Burnley vs Sheffield United

Burton vs Aston Villa

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Bradford vs Lincoln

Leeds vs Hull

Everton vs Salford

Wolves vs Stoke

Rochdale vs Sheffield Wednesday

WBA vs Harrogate

Middlesbrough vs Barnsley

Derby vs Preston

Newcastle vs Blackburn

Morecambe vs Oldham

Fleetwood vs Port Vale

Southern Section

West Ham vs Charlton

Ipswich vs Fulham

Oxford vs Watford

Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace

Leyton Orient vs Plymouth

Southampton vs Brentford

Bristol City vs Northampton

Reading vs Luton

Millwall vs Cheltenham

Brighton vs Portsmouth

Newport vs Cambridge

Gillingham vs Coventry

The draw is looming

It’s finally time for the draw after Brentford’s first-round tie against Wycombe Wanderers went to a penalty shootout.

The Bees are the final team to book their place in Round Two, but were made to sweat by the 10-man Chairboys in the first competitive game at their new stadium.

Brentford took a first-half lead thanks to Ethan Pinnock’s goals but Wycombe fought back after the break through Daryl Horgan despite losing Dominic Gape to a red card.

Marcus Forss hit the winning penalty in the shootout, which ended 4-2.

Source:Daily Express :: Sport Feed

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