Liverpool get Burton Albion in League Cup

The draw for round two of the League Cup has thrown up some interesting match-ups with Liverpool paired to face Burton Albion and Everton at home to Yeovil.

Chelsea must wait for the outcome of the match involving Bristol Rovers and Bristol City, and while the Blues and the Toffees will be at home in their matches, Liverpool will be away at the Pirelli Stadium after being given special dispensation to play away from Anfield during the final construction of the club's main stand.

Full League Cup round two draw:

  • QPR v Rochdale
  • Scunthorpe v Cardiff or Bristol City
  • Watford v Gillingham
  • Peterborough v Swansea
  • Everton v Yeovil
  • Millwall v Nottingham Forest
  • Sunderland v Shrewsbury
  • Luton v Leeds
  • Chelsea v Bristol Rovers or Bristol City
  • Burton v Liverpool
  • Blackburn v Crewe
  • Burnley v Accrington
  • Crystal Palace v Blackpool
  • Morecambe v Bournemouth
  • Preston v Oldham
  • Oxford v Brighton
  • Reading v MK Dons
  • Fulham v Middlesbrough
  • Newcastle v Cheltenham
  • Exeter v Hull
  • Derby v Carlisle
  • Northampton v West Brom
  • Wolves v Cambridge
  • Stevenage v Stoke
  • Norwich v Coventry

These matches will be played in the week beginning August 22.