Thursday, 25 August 2016

Leicester to face Chelsea in League Cup third round

Leicester to face Chelsea in League Cup third round
The Blues made hard work of Bristol Rovers in the previous round, and they will now face a tough challenge in the shape of Claudio Ranieri's Foxes in the last 32
Premier League champions Leicester City will take on Chelsea in the third round of the League Cup.
Antonio Conte's men had to fight in order to book the clash, recording a narrow 3-2 victory over League One side Bristol Rovers at Stamford Bridge.
Leicester, meanwhile, earned a bye to the third round due to their involvement in the Champions League but will now face a tough test in their predecessors as English title winners.

Elsewhere, League Cup holders Manchester City face an all-Premier League clash away to Swansea City, while Arsenal visit Nottingham Forest.
Manchester United face a trip to League One outfit Northampton Town, while Derby County will host Liverpool.
The third-round draw in full:
Leicester City vs Chelsea
Northampton vs Manchester United
Brighton vs Reading
Newcastle vs Wolves
Stoke vs Hull
Bournemouth vs Preston
Tottenham vs Gillingham
Everton vs Norwich
Derby County vs Liverpool
West Ham United vs Accrington Stanley
Southampton vs Crystal Palace
Swansea vs Manchester City
Fulham vs Bristol City
Leeds United vs Blackburn
QPR vs Sunderland
Nottingham Forest vs Arsenal
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