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Fulham get home draw in Carabao

last updated Thursday 26th August 2021, 9:27 AM

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The Carabao Cup third round draw has been held and Fulham who beat Birmingham City in the Second Round have been drawn at home.

Fulham will play Leeds United at Craven Cottage during the week commencing Monday 20th September 2021.

The most recent meeting between the two sides, back in March, saw Leeds beat Fulham 2-1 at The Cottage. with goals from Patrick Bamford and Raphinha.

Manchester United will host West Ham in the Carabao Cup third round, while holders Manchester City will play at home to Wycombe.

Other ties include Aston Villa travelling to Chelsea and Wolves hosting their former manager Nuno Espirito Santo's new side, Tottenham.

The other all-Premier League game sees Norwich take on Liverpool, who beat the Canaries 3-0 in their opening game of the season earlier this month.

Arsenal - who thrashed West Brom 6-0 on Wednesday night to record their first win of the season - will face League One opposition when they host AFC Wimbledon.

Southampton also recorded a huge win on Wednesday, beating Newport 8-0, and their reward is a tie away to Sheffield United, who are yet to record a league win this season since returning to the Championship.

Rafa Benitez's Everton also face Championship opponents in QPR, as do Leeds and Leicester, who will travel to Fulham and Millwall respectively.

Newly-promoted Watford will host Stoke, while Brighton have a home draw against Swansea.

Brentford will play Oldham - who are currently bottom of the Football League - and Burnley also have League Two opponents in Rochdale.

Only two of the 16 third-round ties will not involve Premier League sides - they are Preston vs Cheltenham and Wigan vs Sunderland.

Carabao Cup third-round draw:

Fulham v Leeds,
QPR v Everton,
Preston v Cheltenham,
Manchester United v West Ham,
Brentford v Oldham,
Watford v Stoke,
Chelsea v Aston Villa,
Wigan v Sunderland,
Norwich v Liverpool,
Burnley v Rochdale,
Arsenal v AFC Wimbledon,
Sheffield United v Southampton,
Manchester City v Wycombe,
Leicester v Millwall,
Wolves v Tottenham,
Brighton v Swansea.
Ties will be played over the week commencing September 20.

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