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.