Lincoln’s reward for their penalty shootout success at Sheffield United on Wednesday night is a home draw against West Ham, but Manchester City’s trip to Newcastle is the pick of the ties in the third round of the Carabao Cup. Manchester United, the holders, host Crystal Palace. The ties will be played in the week beginning 25 September.
Liverpool, the nine-time winners, were handed a home tie against the Championship side Leicester and Arsenal will cross London to face Brentford in an all Premier League tie. The top flight’s bottom side, Everton, travel to Aston Villa.
Other intriguing ties pitted Chelsea, who had to come from behind to beat AFC Wimbledon, against Brighton and Salford, who beat Leeds on penalties, against Burnley, who won 1-0 at Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night. Blackburn, who enjoyed a club-record 8-0 away win at Harrogate on Wednesday, are at home against Cardiff.
Fulham, who saw off Tottenham on Tuesday, will host Norwich, while fellow top‑flight sides Wolves and Luton will travel to Ipswich and Exeter.
Port Vale will host Sutton United, Bournemouth are at home against Stoke and Peterborough meet Mansfield.