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Carabao Cup 3rd round draw: The hostile fixtures



Carabao Cup 3rd round draw: The hostile fixtures

The English Football League tournament known as the Carabao Cup, based on sponsorship reasons, has reached its third round stages, with the introduction of key premier league clubs challenging for European titles joining the mix following Wednesday night’s draw.

The third round is set to be played on September 25 after the international break, with Manchester United set to play host at Old Trafford to Crystal Palace, while Arsenal travel away to Brentford in a mini London derby, while rivals, Chelsea takes on Brighton and Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge after coming out with a win against Wimbledon in a 2-1 win in the second round.

Tough clashes face Manchester City away to Newcastle United.

Here are the full draw for the Carabao Cup third round fixtures;

Ipswich Town v Wolves

Exeter City v Luton Town

Aston Villa v Everton

Manchester United v Crystal Palace

Port Vale v Sutton United

Bradford City v Middlesbrough

AFC Bournemouth v Stoke City

Lincoln City v West Ham

Brentford v Arsenal

Chelsea v Brighton

Salford City v Burnley

Fulham v Norwich City

Blackburn Rovers v Cardiff City

Liverpool v Leicester City

Newcastle v Manchester City

Mansfield Town v Peterborough United

Manchester United stand as the current defending champions of the competition after emerging winner in the final against Newcastle United in the previous season.