Everything you need to know about the Carabao Cup second round draw

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Everything you need to know about the Carabao Cup second round draw
Everything you need to know about the Carabao Cup second round draw

Burnley are set to learn their opponent in the second round of the Carabao Cup this evening.

The Clarets were not involved in the opening round, having been relegated from the Premier League last season.

The Turf Moor club reached the round of 16 last term, suffering a narrow 1-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur after Lucas Moura’s goal.

When will the draw take place?

The second-round draw will take place tonight live on Sky Sports following the conclusion of Sheffield Wednesday v Sunderland.

The draw will be hosted by Mark Chapman, who will be assisted from Clinton Morrison and Michael Gray.

Which teams are in the second round?

Aston Villa, Bournemouth, Brentford, Brighton, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Leeds, Leicester, Newcastle, Nottingham Forest, Southampton, Watford and Wolves all enter the competition at this stage.

The draw remains regionalised in the second round, with Barrow, Bradford, Derby, Fleetwood, Grimsby, Lincoln, Morecambe, Preston, Rochdale, Shrewsbury, Stockport and Tranmere all making it past the opening round.

Meanwhile, Cambridge, Charlton, Colchester, Crawley, Exeter, Forest Green, Gillingham, MK Dons, Newport, Norwich, Oxford, Portsmouth, Stevenage, Walsall and Wycombe have progressed from the southern bracket.

Blackburn v Hartlepool, Middlesbrough v Barnsley, Port Vale v Rotherham, Sheffield Wednesday v Sunderland, Coventry v Bristol City, Plymouth v Peterborough and West Brom v Sheffield United will also take place tonight to decide the final slots in the next stage.

When will second-round ties be played?

All second-round fixtures are scheduled to take place during the week commencing Monday, August 22.

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