In a Champions League final rematch, Manchester City will take on Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium on November 7. The third-round draws for the Carabao Cup were released on Wednesday.
Pep Guardiola and co have won the EFL Cup four times in a row – between 2017 and 2021. The defeated the Blues in the 2019 final. The two sides also locked horns in the Champions League final last year, which Chelsea won 1-0.
Chelsea have qualified for the third round every year since the 2011/12 campaign. City had exited at the third round stage in 2014/15.
Meanwhile, Liverool, who won the title last year, will face League One side Derby. Brentford will face Gillingham and Leicester will lock horns against Newport.
Newly-promoted Nottingham Forest are scheduled to play Tottenham Hostpur. Manchester United vs Aston Villa and Newcastle vs Crystal Palace is also on the cards.
Carabao Cup third round draw in full
Leicester vs Newport County
West Ham vs Blackburn
Wolves vs Leeds
Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham
Manchester United vs Aston Villa
Bournemouth vs Everton
Liverpool vs Derby County
Burnley vs Crawley
Bristol City vs Lincoln City
Manchester City vs Chelsea
Stevenage vs Charlton
MK Dons vs Morecambe
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace
Southampton vs Sheffield Wednesday
Arsenal vs Brighton
Brentford vs Gillingham
When will Carabao Cup’s third round start?
The EFL third round will begin on November 7. A total of 16 matches will be played in the third round.
Which teams are in the Carabao Cup third round?
Seven Premier League clubs – Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenham and West Ham – join the 25 winners from the second round.