City to face either Bournemouth or Crystal Palace in Carabao Cup third round

By Ric Turner, Mon 07 September 2020 13:43

City to face either Bournemouth or Crystal Palace in Carabao Cup third roundPep Guardiola's side looking to win fourth successive League Cup

City will face either Bournemouth or Crystal Palace in the third round of the Carabao Cup after the draw yesterday.

The Blues have a bye for the second round due to their involvement in European competition, so will face the winners of the clash at The Etihad.

Pep Guardiola will be looking to win a fourth successive League Cup with the club, which would equal the record set by Liverpool between 1981-84.

Second-round ties will be played on the week commencing September 14, with third-round matches the following week.

Third round draw in full:

Bradford City/Lincoln City v Liverpool
Bristol City/Northampton Town v Burton Albion/Aston Villa
Morecambe/Oldham v Newcastle Utd/Blackburn Rovers
Reading/Luton Town v Manchester Utd
Derby County/Preston North End v Brighton/Portsmouth
Ipswich Town/Fulham v Rochdale/Sheffield Wednesday
Manchester City v Bournemouth/Crystal Palace
West Ham Utd/Charlton Athletic v Leeds Utd/Hull City
Millwall/Cheltenham Town v Burnley/Sheffield Utd
Chelsea v Middlesbrough/Barnsley
Wolves/Stoke City v Gillingham/Coventry City
Leicester City v Arsenal
West Brom/Harrogate Town v Southampton/Brentford
Newport County/Cambridge Utd v Oxford Utd/Watford
Fleetwood Town/Port Vale v Everton/Salford City
Leyton Orient/Plymouth Argyle v Tottenham