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Five more Premier League teams are in League Cup action on Wednesday, as Newcastle United host Leicester City in the only all-PL affair in the second round.

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Brendan Rodgers and Steve Bruce will both fancy their chances of making a deep run in the competition and it will be a lively encounter at St James’ Park, especially with the home side buoyed by their sensational win at Tottenham on Sunday.

It will be intriguing to see how strong a lineup both managers put out considering they have very winnable home games this weekend.

Other PL clubs in action include Bournemouth who face Forest Green Rovers, while Burnley host Sunderland and Everton travel to Lincoln City in tricky tests for all three squads. QPR host Portsmouth in the pick of the ties across England and Wales on Wednesday.

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Below is the full schedule for Wednesday’s games, which all kick off at 2:45 p.m. ET, and we will have you covered with all of the analysis post-game.

Wednesday’s League Cup games

QPR v. Portsmouth
Newcastle United v. Leicester City
Burnley v. Sunderland
Swansea City v. Cambridge United
Bournemouth v. Forest Green Rovers
Lincoln City v. Everton
Rotherham United v. Sheffield Wednesday
Grimsby Town v. Macclesfield Town