Carabao Cup: Liverpool to face Chelsea in third round
8-time winners Liverpool are set to take on arch-rivals Chelsea in the third round of the Carabao Cup. Holders Manchester City face an away test against League One side Oxford United. Manchester United's Jose Mourinho will be facing former Chelsea player, Frank Lampard's Derby County. Here is more about the third round draw of Carabao Cup.
Here is the round three draw
Important info about the Carabao Cup
The ties will be played in the week commencing from September 24 onwards. There are four all-Premier League ties this term. The trophy has been in Manchester for the last two years. The final will be played at the Wembley on February 24, 2019. All 92 clubs (Premier League and the English Football League) take part in Carabao. The first two rounds are over.
Reds vs Blues the fixture of round three
Liverpool's battle against Chelsea is definitely the most glamorous tie in round three. Both teams have got off to a terrific start in the Premier League with three wins from the first three matches. Jurgen Klopp's side would go into the match as slight favorites, but Chelsea will look to be defiant. Altogether it's a cracker of a tie and there's plenty expected.