Man City, Liverpool, Man Utd learn Carabao foes
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Carabao Cup holders Manchester City will visit League One side Preston North End as the draw for the third round of the competition was held on Wednesday.
The draw was held after all second round matches were complete, which saw Everton survive against Lincoln City, Leicester City beat Newcastle United on penalties, and third-tier Sunderland shock Burnley.
Liverpool and Manchester United are also playing League One clubs in the next round, with the Reds travelling to Milton Keynes Dons and United hosting Rochdale.
Other fixtures include Arsenal welcoming Nottingham Forest, and Colchester United hosting Tottenham Hotspur.
Last year’s runners-up Chelsea will play either Grimsby and Macclesfield who will play their second round tie on Sept. 10.
The third-round matchups will commence on Sept. 23.
Full list of fixtures include:
Preston North End vs. Manchester City
Milton Keynes Dons vs. Liverpool
Manchester United vs. Rochdale
Arsenal vs. Nottingham Forest
Colchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea vs. Grimsby/Macclesfield
Sheffield Wednesday vs. Everton
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Reading
Oxford vs. West Ham United
Watford vs. Swansea City
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Aston Villa
Sheffield United vs. Sunderland
Portsmouth vs. Southampton
Burton Albion vs. AFC Bournemouth
Luton Town vs. Leicester City
Crawley Town vs. Stoke City