Leicester and Chelsea drawn together in EFL Cup third round

Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool were also in the draw

BY Raf Diallo 22:50 Wednesday 24 August 2016, 22:50 24 Aug 2016

Detail of the EFL Cup. Picture by: Steven Paston / EMPICS Sport

Premier League champions Leicester have been drawn against Chelsea in the pick of the EFL Cup third round.

Accrington Stanley, who knocked local rivals Burnley out of the League Cup tonight have been rewarded with a trip to face West Ham at the Olympic Stadium.

Manchester United will make the trip to Northampton Town and Arsenal go to Nottingham Forest.

Liverpool are also on their travels, as they take on Derby County.

Swansea host reigning League Cup champions Manchester City.

In tonight's action, Middlesbrough were the other Premier League team - other than Burnley - to exit the tournament, losing after extra-time at Fulham.

The EFL Cup third round draw

Nottingham Forest v Arsenal

Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers

QPR v Sunderland

West Ham v Accrington Stanley

Southampton v Crystal Palace

Swansea City v Manchester City

Fulham v Bristol City

Bournemouth v Preston North End

Tottenham v Gillingham

Everton v Norwich City

Derby County v Liverpool

Northampton v Manchester United

Brighton v Reading

Newcastle United v Wolves

Stoke City v Hull City

Leicester City v Chelsea


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