Capital One Cup – Second Round Draw

Manchester United found themselves in the second round of the Capital One Cup this season after normally featuring in round three of the competition, which is based on final league position. United finished seventh last season, which was their lowest ever finish in the Barclays Premier League. Over the past few seasons, United have mostly been drawn against Premier League opposition in the League Cup and also the FA Cup and many will be hoping for an away match where there will be a large allocation. United were drawn against………..

Here is the draw in full:

Burton Albion v Queens Park Rangers

Port Vale v Cardiff City

Middlesbrough v Preston North End

Stoke City v Portsmouth

Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest

Swansea City v Rotherham

Watford v Doncaster Rovers

Millwall v Southampton

Bournemouth v Northampton

Brentford v Fulham

West Bromwich Albion v Oxford United

Scunthorpe United v Reading

Derby County v Charlton Athletic


West Ham United v Sheffield United

Swindon v Brighton & Hove Albion

Leicester City v Shrewsbury Town

Crewe Alexandra v Bolton Wanderers

Birmingham City v Sunderland

Gillingham v Newcastle United

Norwich City v Crawley Town

Bradford City v Leeds United

Aston Villa v Leyton Orient

Burnley v Sheffield Wednesday

Walsall v Crystal Palace

MK Dons v Manchester United

Manchester United face an away trip to Milton Keynes where they will face MK Dons at the Stadium MK. The match will be played week commencing Monday 25th August 2014. The two teams will decide the date of the fixture, subject to being broadcast live on television and an announcement will be made in due course. I am sure Louis van Gaal, who will have his eye on the Barclays Premier League with the Capital One Cup tie being played between two away matches; Sunderland on the 24th August and Burnley on the 30th August. Perhaps this will be a match for a side containing fringe players, maybe new signings who need to step up their match fitness, but I am dreaming a little there!


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