Liverpool to play Chelsea in third round of Carabao Cup

Shai Khullar
30th August 2018

Liverpool have been drawn against in the third round of this season's League Cup.

The all- encounter is undoubtedly the of the round, with the Reds facing rivals Chelsea, now under Maurizio Sarri's guidance, at .

The fixture is set to take place on either September 25 or 26, which means the Reds will the London club twice in a week - first in the cup, then at Stamford Bridge on the weekend in the Premier League.

Liverpool were drawn against the Blues in the League Cup shortly after the draw saw the Reds in Group C with , and .

Jurgen Klopp will be hoping he can have an extended run in a domestic cup this season, as he goes in search of his first winners medal in Liverpool colours.

Last season The Reds bowed out at the same stage with an game at which they lost 2-0.


The manager will have a big decision to make - whether to play the fringe and squad players or to play a stronger side given Chelsea's quality.

Draw in full

West Brom v Crystal Palace


Burton Albion v

Wycombe v Norwich

Oxford United v Man City

West Ham v Macclesfield

Millwall v

Liverpool v Chelsea

v Blackburn

Preston v Middlesbrough

v Leicester

Tottenham v

Blackpool v QPR


Man Utd v Derby

Nottingham Forest v Stoke

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