The draw for the third round of the Capital One Cup (aka League Cup) has been made, and a few mouthwatering ties have been drawn out of the hat including a north London derby between Arsenal and Spurs.
Other matches to keep a close eye on include the Midlands derby between Aston Villa and Birmingham, the south London derby between Crystal Palace and Charlton, as well as Ipswich Town traveling to Old Trafford to play Manchester United.
The complete draw is:
Middlesbrough vs. Wolves
Norwich City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Hull City vs. Swansea City
Leicester City vs. West Ham United
Aston Villa vs. Birmingham City
Tottenham vs. Arsenal
Manchester United vs. Ipswich Town
Liverpool vs. Carlisle United
Crystal Palace. vs Charlton Athletic
Fulham vs. Stoke City
Sunderland vs. Manchester City
Newcastle United vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Reading vs. Barnsley or Everton
Preston North End vs. Bournemouth
Walsall vs. Chelsea
MK Dons vs. Southampton
The matches will be played on September 22 and 23.
For viewers in the United States, the Spurs versus Arsenal game will be shown live on beIN SPORTS and fuboTV (free 24-hour trials are available). Other games to be televised will be announced at a later date.
In Round 3 of the League Cup, the games are single-elimination, so there’s no second leg and the winners on the night will advance to the fourth round of the competition.