Leicester City To Face Chelsea In League Cup Third Round


The Blues made hard work of Bristol Rovers in the previous round, and they will now face a tough challenge in the shape of Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes in the last 32.

Premier League champions Leicester City will take on Chelsea in the third round of the League Cup.

Antonio Conte’s men had to fight in order to book the clash, recording a narrow 3-2 victory over League One side Bristol Rovers at Stamford Bridge.

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Leicester, meanwhile, earned a bye to the third round due to their involvement in the Champions League but will now face a tough test in their predecessors as English title winners.

Elsewhere, League Cup holders Manchester City face an all-Premier League clash away to Swansea City, while Arsenal visit Nottingham Forest.

Manchester United face a trip to League One outfit Northampton Town, while Derby County will host Liverpool.

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