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Carabao Cup second round draw details as Sunderland gear up for Sheffield Wednesday tie

Sunderland will discover their second round Carabao Cup opponents immediately after their first-round game with Sheffield Wednesday - if they manage to overome the Owls. The Black Cats are hoping to be in the hat when the other 13 Premier League clubs not in Europe and recently relegated Watford and Burnley enter the tournament.

The draw for the second round will take place following the conclusion of the game Hillsborough. Sky’s new Carabao Cup presenter for 2022/23, Mark Chapman, will host the draw with ex-Owls striker Clinton Morrison and former Sunderland man Michael Gray tasked with drawing the teams.

Shoulld they win, Sunderland will be placed into the northern section of the draw for round two and could face any of the sides in their half of the draw after a seeding system was scrapped in 2018. Round two ties will take place week the week commencing August 22.

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Sunderland will be confident of overcoming League One Wednesday, having defeated them in the play-offs earlier this year. Alex Neil's side have made a positive start to their Championship campaign, with their 3-2 win at Bristol City last weekend coming on the back of a 1-1 draw with Coventry City.

Ball numbers for the second round draw


  1. Aston Villa
  2. Barrow
  3. Bolton Wanderers
  4. Bradford City
  5. Burnley
  6. Derby County
  7. Everton
  8. Fleetwood Town
  9. Grimsby Town
  10. Leeds United
  11. Leicester City
  12. Lincoln City
  13. Morecambe
  14. Newcastle United
  15. Nottingham Forest
  16. Preston North End
  17. Rochdale
  18. Shrewsbury Town
  19. Stockport County
  20. Tranmere Rovers
  21. Wolverhampton Wanderers
  22. Blackburn Rovers or Hartlepool United
  23. Middlesbrough or Barnsley
  24. Port Vale or Rotherham United
  25. Sheffield Wednesday or Sunderland AFC
  26. West Bromwich Albion or Sheffield United


  1. AFC Bournemouth
  2. Brentford
  3. Brighton & Hove Albion
  4. Cambridge United
  5. Charlton Athletic
  6. Colchester United
  7. Crawley Town
  8. Crystal Palace
  9. Exeter City
  10. Forest Green Rovers
  11. Fulham
  12. Gillingham
  13. Milton Keynes Dons
  14. Newport County
  15. Norwich City
  16. Oxford United
  17. Portsmouth
  18. Southampton
  19. Stevenage
  20. Walsall
  21. Watford
  22. Wycombe Wanderers
  23. Coventry City or Bristol City
  24. Plymouth Argyle or Peterborough United


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