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Premier League sides hoping to avoid upsets as League Cup Second Round draw made


Premier League sides have entered the fray in the League Cup following a first round where there were plenty of upsets.

Nine Championship sides, including the likes of Burnley and Derby, were put to the sword by lower league opposition in the opening round this week, with Leeds' penalty defeat to Doncaster last night the last fixture.

12 Premier League sides have now joined the draw, with sides from League One and Two hoping they can continue the trend of upsets.

Northampton Town, who saw off Blackpool, can look forward to a trip to St James Park to face Newcastle, whilst Barnsley host Everton and Notts County go to Aston Villa.

The full draw is below:

Aston Villa v Notts County

Walsall v Brighton

Crystal Palace v Shrewsbury

Sheffield Wednesday v Oxford

Portsmouth v Reading

Hartlepool v Bournemouth

Fulham v Sheffield United

MK Dons v Cardiff

Hull City v Rochdale

Sunderland v Exeter

Bury v Leicester City

Doncaster v Ipswich

Rotherham v Norwich City

Swansea City v York

QPR v Carlisle

Barnsley v Everton

Peterborough v Charlton

Birmingham v Gillingham

Newcastle United v Northampton

West Brom v Port Vale

Wolves v Barnet

Burton v Middlesbrough

Luton v Stoke City

Preston v Watford

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