By Johnny Edward:
Leicester City parading the Nigeria trio of Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi and Ahmed Musa have been handed a tough draw in the Third Round of the Carabao Cup, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
In a draw ceremony held in the wee hours of Thursday morning (Nigerian time) in Beijing, China, the Foxes who defeated Shefield United 4-1 in the Second Round on Wednesday, have been handed a tricky tie against Liverpool at the King Power Stadium.
Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal will host League One side Doncaster Rovers at the Emirates Stadium, while Victor Moses’ Chelsea will host Nottingham Forest also from the League One division at Stamford Bridge.
In other fixtures, Manchester United will host Hope Akpan’s Burton Albion at Old Trafford just as Manchester City will traveI to the Hawthorns to face West Bromwich Albion.
The matches will be played on Monday, September 18 2017.
Carabao Cup Third Round Fixtures
September 18, 2017
AFC Bournemouth vs Brighton and Hove Albion
Tottenham Hotspur vs Barnsley or Derby County
Crystal Palace vs Huddersfield Town
West Ham vs Bolton Wanderers
Chelsea vs Nottingham Forest
Aston Villa vs Middlebrough
Reading vs Swansea
Bristol City vs Stoke City
Arsenal vs Doncaster Rovers
Burnley vs Leeds United
Wolves vs Bristol Rovers
Brentford vs Norwich City
Manchester United vs Burton Albion
Leicester vs Liverpool
Everton vs Sunderland