Arsenal to face West Brom as Crystal Palace play against Watford – .

Arsenal to face West Brom as Crystal Palace play against Watford – .

Hello and welcome to the Carabao Cup second round recap.
Several London teams discovered their draw during the Cup draw which took place on Wednesday evening after the conclusion of the London derby between Leyton Orient and QPR.

Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal travel to the Hawthorns to face last season’s former Premier League side at West Brom, while Crystal Palace travel to Hertfordshire to face Watford.

Brentford welcomes the Forest Green Rovers of the League Two-side home as the Gloucestershire-based side impressively beat Bristol City on penalties 6-5.

Ethan Pinnock will face his former club later this month as Thomas Frank looks for a good cup run for the Bees.

Marco Silva’s Fulham face their other Premier League club Birmingham City away from home, and QPR’s victory on penalties over Leyton Orient has them a home draw against Oxford United.

Elsewhere, Millwall hosts Cambridge United’s League One team while AFC Wimbledon heads to Northampton Town.

All matches will be played in the week starting August 23, with the TV schedule yet to be released as to who will be live on Sky Sports.

The results of Wednesday night before the draw for the first round were as follows.

Blackpool 3-0 Middlesbrough

Burton 1-1 Oxford (the visiting team won 4-2 on penalties)

Coventry City 1-2 Northampton Town

Leyton Orient 1-1 QPR (the visiting team won 5-3 on penalties)

Nottingham Forest 2-1 Bradford

You can recap all of the events below and let us know in the comments what you think of your teams’ draw.


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