Carabao Cup third round draw highlight; Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, and more learn their third-round opponents.
The Carabao Cup third-round draw has taken place, and the competition now features the top teams from the Premier League.
In addition, Chelsea and Everton advanced to the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday after narrowly defeating AFC Wimbledon and Doncaster, respectively. While Blackburn defeated Harrogate 8-0 while they were on the road.
Meanwhile, Ange Postecoglou’s Tottenham lost on Tuesday. While Crystal Palace, Brentford, and Luton, three Premier League teams, had anxious nights.
Along with West Ham, Brighton, and Aston Villa, Champions League teams Arsenal, Manchester City, and Newcastle were all included in the third round draw, and their involvement made for some interesting matches.
Here is a summary of the drawing from Wednesday.
One of the matches of the round will likely be Manchester City vs. Newcastle. While Chelsea vs. Brighton might be worth watching.
Additionally, keep a watch on the matches between Salford and Burnley and Lincoln and West Ham. Unpredictability may be in the cards.
Burnley vs. Salford
Burnley will play Salford, and Gary Neville might co-commentate for his beloved Ammys.
In the second round of the competition, Salford defeated Leeds United on penalties, and Neville was in the gantry to call the action. Discover more at SPORTbible.
The ties are scheduled to occur the week of September 25.
Here is the complete draw.
Ipswich versus Wolves
Exeter versus Luton
Everton versus Aston Villa
Port Vale vs. Sutton
Bradford vs. Middlesbrough
Bournemouth versus Stoke
West Ham at Lincoln
Brentford and Arsenal
Burnley versus Salford City
Norwich will play Fulham.
Cardiff versus Blackburn
Liverpool vs. Leicester
Newcastle vs. Man City
Mansfield versus Peterborough
In a Premier League matchup, Arsenal will travel to the Gtech Community Stadium to take on Brentford.
In the meantime, Liverpool will play former Championship team Leicester in what may be a challenging match for Jurgen Klopp’s team.