6 September 2020

Carabao Cup Draw: Man City To Face Bournemouth Or Palace  (Sky Sports)

The Carabao CupManchester City will begin their quest for a record-equalling eighth Carabao Cup with a third-round tie against Bournemouth or Crystal Palace, while Leicester City face Arsenal at the same stage.

Pep Guardiola's side, who won this trophy for the third successive year last March, enter at the third-round due to their European commitments.

Last season's runners-up Aston Villa are away to Burton in the second round, while Burnley host Sheffield United in an all-Premier League tie.

There is a West Midlands derby between Wolves and Stoke City, West Ham host London rivals Charlton, while Brighton take on Portsmouth in an eye-catching South Coast clash.

EFL newcomers Harrogate face a dream trip to Premier League West Brom while fellow Sky Bet League Two side Salford also have a Premier League challenge against Everton at Goodison Park.

In the third round, Premier League champions Liverpool will travel to Bradford City or Lincoln, while Manchester United are away to Reading or Luton.

The only confirmed all-Premier League tie in the third round sees Leicester host Arsenal, with Tottenham away to Leyton Orient or Plymouth.

Second-round ties are to be played the week commencing September 14 with third-round matches the following week.

Carabao Cup second round

North draw

Burnley vs Sheffield United
Burton Albion vs Aston Villa
Bradford City vs Lincoln City
Leeds United vs Hull City
Everton vs Salford City
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Stoke City
Rochdale vs Sheffield Wednesday
West Bromwich Albion vs Harrogate Town
Middlesbrough vs Barnsley
Derby County vs Preston North End
Newcastle United vs Blackburn Rovers
Morecambe vs Oldham Athletic
Fleetwood Town vs Port Vale

South draw

West Ham United vs Charlton Athletic
Ipswich Town vs Fulham
Oxford United vs Watford
AFC Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace
Leyton Orient vs Plymouth Argyle
Southampton vs Brentford
Bristol City vs Northampton Town
Reading vs Luton Town
Millwall v Cheltenham Town
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Portsmouth
Newport County vs Cambridge United
Gillingham vs Coventry City

Carabao Cup third round

Bradford or Lincoln vs Liverpool
Bristol City or Northampton vs Burton or Aston Villa
Morecambe or Oldham vs Newcastle or Blackburn
Reading or Luton vs Manchester United
Derby or Preston vs Brighton or Portsmouth
Ipswich or Fulham vs Rochdale or Sheffield Wednesday
Manchester City vs Bournemouth or Crystal Palace
Millwall or Cheltenham Town vs Burnley or Sheffield United
Chelsea vs Middlesbrough or Barnsley
Wolves or Stoke vs Gillingham or Coventry
Leicester City vs Arsenal
West Brom or Harrogate vs Southampton or Brentford
Newport or Cambridge vs Oxford or Watford
Fleetwood or Port Vale vs Everton or Salford
Leyton Orient or Plymouth vs Tottenham Hotspur
West Ham or Charlton vs Leeds or Hull

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