Blues will face Sunderland in the Carabao Cup

3. Centre back Eric Bailly

LAST SEASONThe Reds claimed a fifth League Cup title last season, as Jose Mourinho's side overcame Southampton 3-2 in the final to claim a second trophy of the campaign.

The third round matches will be played in the week starting September 18.

Eight-time winners Liverpool were paired with Leicester City when the draw for the third round of the English League Cup was made in Beijing on Thursday (Aug 24). And fans in Britain who set their alarms to follow the draw were left frustrated and waiting impatiently for proceedings to get underway.

Premier League champion Chelsea is at home, welcoming Nottingham Forest to Stamford Bridge after the latter stunned Newcastle United in the second round, while Tottenham will face either Barnsley or Derby County.

Manchester City, the 2014 winners, will play away at West Brom, while eight-time victor Liverpool travels to Leicester.

West Bromwich Albion host four-time winners Manchester City, Bournemouth play Brighton and Hove Albion, and Crystal Palace host Huddersfield Town.

Nigel Clough's Championship side were drawn against Manchester United in the Carabao Cup this morning while League One's Doncaster Rovers travel to Arsenal.



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