Carabao Cup second round
KINGSTON UPON THAMES, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Alex Gilbey of MK Dons scores the winning penalty during the Carabao Cup First Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Milton Keynes Dons at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on August 13, 2019 in Kingston upon Thames, England. (Photo by Charlotte Wilson/Offside/Offside via Getty Images )

After nine ties from the first round of the Carabao Cup went to penalties, teams finally know who they will be facing in the second round. Thirteen Premier League side have now entered the fray, as well as Cardiff City and Fulham, who were given a bye following their relegation from the top flight last season.

Carabao Cup Second Round

Key Ties

Southern Section – Newport County v West Ham United

Newport County made all the headlines last year with their astonishing cup runs, and they’ll have the chance to do it again this season as they host West Ham United at Rodney Parade.

The Exiles got to the second round courtesy of a penalty shoot-out victory against Gillingham, but they came so close to not having this glamour tie. Padraig Amond, so often the hero last season, scored a 94th-minute penalty to pull it back to a draw, just three minutes after the Gills thought they had won it through Mikael Ndjoli.

Tristan Abrahams scored the winning goal from the spot to seal the 4-1 win on penalties and set up the game against Manuel Pellegrini’s side.

Northern Section – Nottingham Forest v Derby County

The second round draw has thrown up an East Midlands Derby as a reward for both sides’ successes in the first round.

Forest were narrow 1-0 winners at home to Fleetwood Town courtesy of Tiago Silva’s goal, while Derby were winners by the same scoreline away at League Two side Scunthorpe United.

The two regularly battle against each other in the Championship, but a game with a cup atmosphere under the lights at the City Ground will certainly make this a special edition of the fixture.

Draw in Full

Southern Section

Plymouth Argyle v Reading

Crawley Town v Norwich City

Newport County v West Ham United

Oxford United v Millwall

Watford v Coventry City

Swansea City v Cambridge United

Cardiff City v Luton Town

Bristol Rovers v Brighton & Hove Albion

Crystal Palace v Colchester United

Fulham v Southampton

Bournemouth v Forest Green Rovers

Southend United v MK Dons

Queens Park Rangers v Portsmouth

Northern Section

Crewe Alexandra v Aston Villa

Lincoln City v Everton

Leeds United v Stoke City

Sheffield United v Blackburn Rovers

Rotherham United v Sheffield Wednesday or Bury

Newcastle United v Leicester City

Burton Albion v Morecambe

Burnley v Sunderland

Nottingham Forest v Derby County

Grimsby Town v Macclesfield Town

Preston North End v Hull City

Rochdale v Carlisle United

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