Liverpool face WBA in League Cup; juicy ties for United, City

League Cup holders Liverpool face a haunting trip to West Bromwich Albion in the third round of this year's competition following the draw.

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Liverpool, Gerrard with Carling Cup trophy, February 2012 (PA Sport)

Liverpool lost 3-0 at West Brom on the opening day of the Premier League season last week but will return to the Hawthorns in one of five all-Premiership ties in England's second-tier knock-out competition.

Manchester United host Newcastle United, champions Manchester City entertain Aston Villa, Queens Park Rangers are at home to Reading and Wigan Athletic travel to West Ham United.

European champions Chelsea host Wolverhampton Wanderers, promoted Southampton entertain Sheffield Wednesday, Arsenal are at home to Coventry City, Everton travel to Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur visit third division Carlisle United.

League Cup third round draw:

Man Utd v Newcastle

Man City v Aston Villa

MK Dons v Sunderland

West Brom v Liverpool

Crawley v Swansea

QPR v Reading

Norwich v Doncaster

Bradford v Burton

Preston v Middlesbrough

Arsenal v Coventry

Southampton v Sheff Wed

Chelsea v Wolves

Carlisle v Tottenham

Swindon v Burnley

West Ham v Wigan

Leeds v Everton

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