Norwich City to face Coventry City in second round of EFL Cup

The EFL Cup. Picture: @EFLCup on Twitter

The EFL Cup. Picture: @EFLCup on Twitter - Credit: @EFLCup on Twitter

Norwich City will host Coventry City in the second round of the EFL Cup.

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The Canaries, who were one of the seeded teams in the draw, will face the League One side for the second time in quick succession having beaten the Sky Blues 3-0 at Carrow Road during pre-season.

Goals from Wes Hoolahan, Jacob Murphy and Josh Murphy sealed the win for Norwich that day, as midfielder James Maddsion faced his old club.

Tony Mowbray's team won 3-2 at home to Portsmouth in the first round on Tuesday night but started their league campaign with a 1-0 loss at Swindon on Saturday.

Last season the Canaries reached the fourth round of the League Cup, being beaten 4-3 on penalties at Everton following a 1-1 draw.


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The draw for round two of the EFL Cup saw 13 top-flight teams enter the competition, along with relegated sides Newcastle and Norwich – but is already without nine eliminated Championship teams.

The latest second tier side to be knocked out by lower level opposition was Aston Villa, who lost 3-1 at Luton Town, with former Norwich Under-18s captain Cameron McGeehan on target for the League Two victors.

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Ipswich Town were also among the early casualties, losing 1-0 to Stevenage at Portman Road on Tuesday night.

The second round ties will be played in the week commencing Monday, August 22.

FULL DRAW

QPR v Rochdale

Scunthorpe v Cardiff/Bristol City

Watford v Gillingham

Peterborough v Swansea

Everton v Yeovil

Millwall v Nottm Forest

Sunderland v Shrewsbury

Luton v Leeds

Chelsea v Bristol Rovers/Bristol City

Burton v Liverpool

Blackburn v Crewe

Accrington v Burnley

Crystal Palace v Blackpool

Morecambe v Bournemouth

Preston v Oldham

Oxford v Brighton

Reading v MK Dons

Fulham v Middlesbrough

Newcastle v Cheltenham

Exeter v Hull

Derby v Carlisle

Northampton v West Brom

Wolves v Cambridge

Stevenage v Stoke

Norwich v Coventry

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