When is the Carabao Cup third round? Dates, kick-off times and full draw

THE Carabao Cup second round will be played this week with the tournament set for some rapid action this month.

Due to the impacts of the COVID-19, the EFL Cup will be fast-tracked to help ease fixture congestion further down the line.

Premier League clubs such as Chelsea will enter the third round of the Carabao Cup


Premier League clubs such as Chelsea will enter the third round of the Carabao CupCredit: Getty Images – Getty

What are the Carabao Cup third round fixtures?

The second round ties will be completed over the coming days with no replays and then the third round will played next week.

The draw for the third round has already been made and is when Premier League clubs enter the competition.

Third round fixtures (to be played 22/23 Sept)

  • Bradford or Lincoln vs Liverpool
  • Bristol City or Northampton vs Burton or Aston Villa
  • Morcambe or Oldham vs Newcastle or Blackburn
  • Reading or Luton vs Manchester United
  • Derby or Preston vs Brighton or Portsmouth
  • Ipswich or Fulham vs Rochdale or Sheffield Wednesday
  • Manchester City vs Bournemouth or Crystal Palace
  • Milwall or Cheltenham vs Burnley or Sheffield United
  • Chelsea vs Middlesbrough or Barnsley
  • Wolves or Stoke vs Gillingham or Coventry
  • Leicester vs Arsenal
  • West Brom or Harrogate vs Southampton or Brentford
  • Newport or Cambridge vs Oxford or Watford
  • Fleetwood or Port Vale vs Everton or Salford
  • Leyton Orient or Plymouth vs Tottenham
  • West Ham or Charlton vs Leeds or Hull


What are the Carabao Cup second round fixtures?

To be played September 15 and 16.

Round Two North

  • Bradford City v Lincoln City
  • Burnley v Sheffield Utd
  • Burton Albion v Aston Villa
  • Derby County v Preston North End
  • Everton v Salford City
  • Fleetwood Town v Port Vale
  • Leeds Utd v Hull City
  • Middlesbrough v Barnsley
  • Morecambe v Oldham
  • Newcastle Utd v Blackburn Rovers
  • Rochdale v Sheffield Wednesday
  • West Brom v Harrogate Town
  • Wolves v Stoke City
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Round Two South

  • Bournemouth v Crystal Palace
  • Brighton v Portsmouth
  • Bristol City v Northampton Town
  • Gillingham v Coventry City
  • Ipswich Town v Fulham
  • Leyton Orient v Plymouth Argyle
  • Millwall v Cheltenham Town
  • Newport County v Cambridge Utd
  • Oxford Utd v Watford
  • Reading v Luton Town
  • Southampton v Brentford
  • West Ham Utd v Charlton Athletic
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