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Manchester United to Face Burton in EFL Cup [Full Fixtures]



Holders Manchester United have been drawn to play Burton Albion in the third round of the Carabao Cup, while Liverpool will travel to Leicester in an all-Premier League tie.

The draw, which was made in Beijing on Thursday morning – starting around 4.30am in the UK – handed Jose Mourinho’s side a home tie against the Sky Bet Championship side as they start the defence of the trophy they won by beating Southampton 3-2 in the final at Wembley last season.

There will be four all-Premier League fixtures in the third round, including the first tie out of the hat which pitted Manchester City against West Brom at The Hawthorns, while Liverpool, fresh from their 6-3 aggregate win over Hoffenheim in their Champions League play-off, visit the King Power Stadium.


Chelsea will start their domestic cup competition at home to Nottingham Forest after Mark Warburton’s side beat Newcastle on Wednesday, while League One Doncaster’s reward for a second-round win over Hull is a trip to the Emirates to face Arsenal.

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Tottenham have been drawn to meet Barnsley or Derby County at Wembley.

Huddersfield Town will be looking for a repeat of their opening day Premier League win over Crystal Palace as they were drawn to face Frank de Boer’s side at Selhurst Park, while Bournemouth will host Brighton.

Ronald Koeman’s Everton will face Championship opponents in Sunderland, Stoke will travel to Bristol City, West Ham will host Bolton Wanderers and Swansea will visit Reading.

Chris Wood, who only completed his move to Turf Moor on Monday, will face his former team-mates in the third round as Burnley were handed a home tie against Leeds.

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Aston Villa have been drawn at home against fellow Championship side Middlesbrough, Wolves will host Bristol Rovers and Norwich will travel to Brentford.

Ties to be played week commencing September 18.

Full Third Round Draw:

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City

Everton v Sunderland

Leicester City v Liverpool

Manchester United v Burton Albion

Brentford v Norwich City

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Bristol Rovers

Burnley v Leeds United

Arsenal v Doncaster Rovers

Bristol City v Stoke City

Reading v Swansea City

Aston Villa v Middlesbrough

Chelsea v Nottingham Forest

West Ham United v Bolton Wanderers

Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Town

Tottenham Hotspur v Barnsley Or Derby County

Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion.

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