Carabao Cup second round draw: who faces who?

Carabao Cup second round draw: who faces who?

After a convincing Leed's 3-0 victory against Salford City, Paul Robinson and Gary Neville were on hand to draw the fixtures of this year's Carabao Cup second round in Salford. The event took place on August 13th and was live on Sky Sports. These ties are scheduled to kick off on August 26th this year.

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Several teams have been lined up to participate in this year's Carabao Cup second round. The ties started in time to supplement the on-going Premier League fixtures which began as well. These are exciting times for soccer fans as they get treated with thrilling encounters.

Carabao Cup

Carabao Cup draws teams from the Premier League and Championship side. This tie sees 13 teams from the Premier League who are not competitively involved in European completion plus several Championship sides.

Carabao Cup second round draw

The fixtures have been divided into southern and northern sections, with five League Two-Premier League fixtures happening. The encounters, see Newport face West Ham and Crewe battle it out with the promoted side Aston Villa. Additionally, Crystal Place welcome Colchester, Everton travel to League One Lincoln and Watford play Coventry.

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Two Premier League teams, Newcastle and Leicester City are set to meet in this second round of Carabao Cup. Southampton visits Fulham, and Leed’s United welcomes Stoke City.

Some of the exciting matches to watch will be Blackburn versus the Premier League newly promoted side Sheffield United at Bramall Lane Stadium. Forest Green, who emerged victorious against Charlton thanks to the 5-3 penalty shoot outs face Bournemouth.

Carabao Cup second round draw
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Source: UGC

The previous season’s finalist, Burton welcomes Morecambe thanks to their first-round win against Port Vale.

Rotherham will play either Sheffield Wednesday or Bury, whoever wins from their postponed match.

Who faces who?

Here is the draw in full. The ties start on August 26th, 2019.  

Northern section

  • Crewe vs Aston Villa
  • Lincoln vs Everton
  • Leeds vs Stoke
  • Sheff Utd vs Blackburn
  • Rotherham vs Sheff Wed/Bury
  • Newcastle vs Leicester
  • Burton vs Morecambe
  • Burnley vs Sunderland
  • Nottm Forest vs Derby
  • Grimsby vs Macclesfield
  • Preston vs Hull
  • Rochdale vs Carlisle

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Carabao Cup second round draw
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Source: UGC

Southern section

  • Plymouth vs Reading
  • Crawley vs Norwich
  • Newport vs West Ham
  • Oxford vs Millwall
  • Watford vs Coventry
  • Swansea vs Cambridge
  • Cardiff vs Luton
  • Bristol Rovers vs Brighton
  • Crystal Palace vs Colchester
  • Fulham vs Southampton
  • Bournemouth vs Forest Green
  • Southend vs MK Dons
  • QPR vs Portsmouth

If you are a football fan, this is the Carabao Cup draw for the second round which happened on Tuesday of August 13th. These ties are, without a doubt, exciting and something to look forward to.

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Source: Legit.ng

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