LIVE: EFL Cup – Man United, Spurs on upset alert; 10 PL teams in action

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Eight more games take place in the third round of the EFL Cup on Wednesday as 10 Premier League teams are in action.

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Both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur will be hoping to avoid upsets against third-tier opponents as Jose Mourinho’s United aim to bounce back from three-straight defeats in a week but have a tough encounter facing them away at Northampton Town. Mourinho and his boys have been limbering up in parking lots in Northamptonshire ahead of the game (true story, check it out here).

As for Spurs, they host Gillingham and Mauricio Pochettino is expected to give plenty of youngsters a chance to shine. Elsewhere there are three all-PL ties with Manchester City heading to Swansea City, Southampton hosting Crystal Palace and Hull City making the midweek trip to Stoke City.

Other PL clubs on upset alert will be struggling West Ham United who host League Two Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium. Accrington knocked PL side Burnley out of the competition in the last round and will be hoping for another big scalp. Sunderland head to QPR in the other PL team hoping to make it to the next round.

On Tuesday Chelsea beat Leicester in extra time, while Liverpool and Arsenal eased through to the last 16. However, PL sides Bournemouth and Everton were dumped out at home, losing to Championship sides Preston North End and Norwich City respectively. For a full roundup of Tuesday’s EFL Cup games, click here.

All matches kick off at 2:45 p.m. ET, unless otherwise stated, and you can follow the action by clicking on the link above.

Wednesday EFL Cup third round schedule

Swansea City vs. Man City
Northampton vs. Man Utd
Southampton vs. Crystal Palace
QPR vs. Sunderland
West Ham United vs. Accrington Stanley
Fulham vs. Bristol City
Stoke City vs. Hull City — 3 p.m. ET
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Gillingham — 3 p.m. ET