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Manchester United to Face Burton in EFL Cup | See 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.

Manchester United to Face Burton in EFL Cup | See Full Fixtures

Manchester United to Face Burton in EFL Cup | See Full Fixtures


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.

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.

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