LIVE, League Cup: Liverpool, Man Utd, Chelsea in 3rd round action

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Tuesday’s set of eight League Cup third round fixtures provided a seismic shock in the form of one Premier League side falling to a fourth-division side. Might one (or two) Wednesday’s eight ties go the same way?

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Three PL giants — Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea — are all in action, with the latter two sides each at home and the former away, all to lower-league opposition. Liverpool, the current PL leaders, will visit Championship side Milton Keynes Dons; Man United will host League One side Rochdale; Chelsea have League Two side Grimsby Town at Stamford Bridge.

Nine PL sides in total are in action on Wednesday, with Brighton & Hove Albion hosting Aston Villa as the only all-PL clash of the day.

Below is the schedule in full, while you can click on the link above to follow all of the action live.

Wednesday’s League Cup docket
All matches kick off at 2:45 p.m. ET, except where noted

Chelsea v. Grimsby Town
Milton Keynes Dons v. Liverpool
Oxford United v. West Ham United
Brighton & Hove Albion v. Aston Villa
Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Reading
Sheffield United v. Sunderland
Burton Albion v. Bournemouth
Manchester United v. Rochdale (3 p.m. ET)