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Carabao Cup Draw: Frank to face old boss Jose Mourinho at Manchester United as Liverpool takes on Chelsea

Liverpool have been pitted against Chelsea in a mouthwatering Carabao Cup third round tie.

Meanwhile, Frank Lampard will take his Derby side to face his former boss Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, with the pair having enjoyed much success together at Chelsea, which included them winning the League Cup in 2005.

Liverpool’s game against Chelsea comes just days before they face each other in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on September 29.

CARABAO CUP THIRD ROUND DRAW

West Brom v Crystal Palace

Arsenal v Brentford

Burton v Burnley

Wycombe v Norwich

Oxford United v Manchester City

West Ham v Macclesfield

Millwall v Fulham

Liverpool v Chelsea

Bournemouth v Blackburn

Preston v Middlesbrough

Wolves v Leicester

Tottenham v Watford

Blackpool v QPR

Everton v Southampton

Manchester United v Derby

Nottingham Forest v Stoke.


The Reds have started the season in excellent form, winning their first three Premier League games, and this clash will see Jurgen Klopp take on Maurizio Sarri for the first time in England. Chelsea beat Liverpool in the semi-finals of the League Cup in 2015.

Lampard was one of the star players for Jose Mourinho during his first spell at Chelsea and they won two Premier League titles together.

Mourinho has been the subject of a considerable amount of criticism following United’s concerning start to the campaign, and Lampard has a chance to inflict further misery on his old boss.

Holders Manchester City face a trip to take on League One side Oxford United, while Tottenham were drawn at home to Watford. Arsenal, who reached the final last season, will host Championship team Brentford.

League Two side Macclesfield, the lowest ranked team in the competition, will face West Ham away. Everton play Southampton and Wolves host Leicester in all Premier League ties.

Burnley, who enter the competition at this stage, face League One Burton away Crystal Palace make the trip to play West Bromwich Albion. Bournemouth also have Championship opponents as they play Blackburn Rovers.

These ties will be played the week beginning September 24.

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