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Capital One Cup second round draw announced, MK Dons to host Manchester United


Van Gaal’s no-nonsense approach has already won him plenty of fans in the terraces.

The second round draw of the Capital One Cup has been released and there are a number of Premier League sides with compelling matches.

Easily the biggest match of the round will see Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United side travel to Milton Keynes Dons.

Other matches of interest include while Stoke City hosting League Two side Portsmouth, Southampton heading to The Den for a clash with Millwall, West Ham welcoming Nigel Clough’s Sheffield United to the Boleyn Ground, Sunderland heading to Championship outfit Birmingham City and Aston Villa hosting recently-sold Leyton Orient.

No Premier League clubs involved in Europe come into the competition until the third round. Below is the complete list of second round fixtures, set to be played the week commencing August 25th.

Burton vs QPR
Port Vale vs Cardiff
Middlesbrough vs Preston
Stoke vs Portsmouth
Huddersfield vs Forest
Swansea vs Rotherham
Watford vs Doncaster
Millwall vs Southampton
Bournemouth vs Northampton
Brentford vs Fulham
West Brom vs Oxford
Scunthorpe vs Reading
Derby vs Charlton
West Ham vs Sheffield United
Swindon vs Brighton
Leicester vs Shrewsbury
Crewe vs Bolton
Birmingham vs Sunderland
Gillingham vs Newcastle
Norwich vs Crawley
Bradford vs Leeds
Villa vs Leyton Orient
Burnley vs Sheffield Weds
Walsall vs Palace
MK Dons vs Manchester United

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