EFL Cup second round: Burton to host Liverpool, Chelsea to face Bristol Rovers – draw in full

11 Aug

Burton’s first round win in the EFL Cup has been rewarded with the opportunity to host English giants Liverpool in the second round.

The Reds will travel to the Pirelli Stadium on the week commencing August 22, as a number of Premier League sides enter the tournament.

Chelsea, entrants at the second round stage due to their struggles last season, will host League One outfit Bristol Rovers at Stamford Bridge after the Gas beat Cardiff City on Thursday night.

Elsewhere, Luton’s incredible first round win over Aston Villa sees them set up against Leeds United, who required penalties to beat Fleetwood on Wednesday.

Full Draw:

QPR v Rochdale

Scunthorpe v Bristol City

Watford v Gillingham 

Peterborough v Swansea

Everton v Yeovil

Millwall v Nottm Forest

Sunderland v Shrewsbury

Luton v Leeds

Chelsea v Bristol City

Burton v Liverpool

Blackburn v Crewe

Accrington v Burnley

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


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