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When is the Carabao Cup third round draw? TV channel, live stream, teams, dates & where to watch

The Carabao Cup is already in full swing, with the third round draw set to take place this week.

The third round sees all the top teams in the Premier League enter the competition, so a few all-Premier League clashes could be in the offing.

Teams from League One and the Championship will definitely be in the mix for the draw, meaning there could be a few "giant-killings" to come next round.

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So what date is the third round draw and what time will it take place? GOAL takes a look, plus how to watch it live on TV or stream online.

When is the Carabao Cup third round draw?

What:Carabao Cup third-round draw
When:Aug 30, 2023
Time:10:15 pm BST / 5:15pm ET

The Carabao Cup third-round draw will take place on Wednesday, August 30, 2023. It is scheduled to get underway at approximately a late time of 10:15pm BST after the conclusion of Doncaster Rovers' clash with Everton.

How to watch & stream Carabao Cup third round draw?

The Carabao Cup third round draw will be part of Sky Sports Football's coverage of the second round clash between Doncaster Rovers and Everton.

It will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football, with streaming available on the Sky Go or the NOW TV app in the United Kingdom.

Alternatively, fans can watch it for free on the Sky Sports Football's official YouTube channel.

Which teams are in the Carabao Cup third round draw?

The third round also won’t be split into northern and southern sections like previous rounds. A total of 32 clubs will play in the third round of the competition, where things start to really heat up.

That’s because, though the chunk of Premier League clubs entered the cup in the second round of the competition, in the third round, top-flight teams who have European commitments will also enter the draw. This adds extra spice for the "smaller" clubs still in the hat for the next round.

The ball numbers for the draw have not yet been confirmed, but alongside all of the winners of the second round ties that take place this mid-week, the eight Premier League teams who are competing in Europe this season will join the draw, which includes the current holders of the competition, Manchester United, who will begin their title defence.

The Red Devils will also be joined in the hat for the third round by other heavy-hitters such as Manchester City, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Liverpool, Brighton, West Ham United and Aston Villa.

Below is list of teams who will feature in the third-round draw of the Carabao Cup:

North SectionSouth SectionPremier League entries
MiddlesbroughCardiff CityManchester United
Port ValeNorwich CityManchester City
Salford CityExeter CityArsenal
Mansfield TownFulhamNewcastle United
Stoke CityLuton TownLiverpool
Leicester CityBrentfordBrighton
WolvesCrystal PalaceWest Ham
EvertonPeterborough UnitedAston Villa
Blackburn RoversIpswich Town-
Lincoln CitySutton United-

When are the Carabao Cup third round games played?

The third-round of the Carabao Cup will take place on the week commencing September 25.