Carabao Cup Third Round: Holders Man Utd starts title defense against Albion, as Arsenal, Spurs face Championship oppositions

Carabao Cup Third Round: Holders Man Utd starts title defense against Albion, as Arsenal, Spurs face Championship oppositions

Cup holders, Manchester United will kickoff their defence of the Carabao Cup, former Capital One Cup, with a home against championship side, Burton Albion following Thursday’s third round draw.

The cup was United’s first major title under Portuguese manager, José Mourinho, after they defeated Southampton 3-2 at Wembley courtesy of a late Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s header.

Elsewhere, it will be an all PL affair when Liverpool travel to the King Power stadium to face Leicester City, looking to go a step further than their semi-final appearance the last time.

London sides, Arsenal and Tottenham host Doncaster and Barnsley/Derby County respectively, while PL champions, Chelsea play host to Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge.

Here’s the full Carabao Cup Third Round Draw:

Bournemouth vs Brighton
Spurs vs Barnsley/Derby County

Crystal Palace vs Huddersfield

WBA vs Man City

Everton vs Sunderland

Man Utd vs Burton Albion

Brentford vs Norwich City

Wolves vs Bristol Rovers

Burnley vs Leeds United

Arsenal vs Doncaster

Bristol City vs Stoke City

Reading vs Swansea

Aston Villa vs Middlesborough

Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest

West Ham vs Bolton

All the matches will be played in the week starting on 18 September 2017, while the round two match between Barnsley and Derby will take place on the 19th.

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