Liverpool get Burton Albion in League Cup

2016-08-11 10:25
The English League Cup (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The draw for round two of the League Cup has thrown up some interesting match-ups with Liverpool paired to face Burton Albion and Everton at home to Yeovil.

Chelsea must wait for the outcome of the match involving Bristol Rovers and Bristol City, and while the Blues and the Toffees will be at home in their matches, Liverpool will be away at the Pirelli Stadium after being given special dispensation to play away from Anfield during the final construction of the club's main stand.

Full League Cup round two draw:

QPR v Rochdale
Scunthorpe v Cardiff or Bristol City
Watford v Gillingham
Peterborough v Swansea
Everton v Yeovil
Millwall v Nottingham Forest
Sunderland v Shrewsbury
Luton v Leeds
Chelsea v Bristol Rovers or Bristol City
Burton v Liverpool
Blackburn v Crewe
Burnley v Accrington
Crystal Palace v Blackpool
Morecambe v Bournemouth
Preston v Oldham
Oxford v Brighton
Reading v MK Dons
Fulham v Middlesbrough
Newcastle v Cheltenham
Exeter v Hull
Derby v Carlisle
Northampton v West Brom
Wolves v Cambridge
Stevenage v Stoke
Norwich v Coventry

These matches will be played in the week beginning August 22.


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