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Premier League clubs on League Cup upset alert

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SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 19: Dusan Tadic of Southampton celebrates scoring his sides second goal with his Southampton team mates during the Premier League match between Southampton and West Ham United at St Mary’s Stadium on August 19, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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The second round of the League Cup (known as the Carabao Cup in 2017-18 for sponsorship reasons) kicks off on Tuesday with 13 Premier League clubs in action.

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All 13 have been drawn against lower-league opposition and those klaxons you can hear signify upset alerts.

Below is a look at how each Premier League club will get on as they enter the competition on Tuesday and Wednesday with a ranking on each game out of 10, with 10 being the most likely for an upset to occur.

Remember: the seven PL teams in European competition will enter the League Cup in the third round.

Upset alert ranking for PL clubs

Crystal Palace vs. Ipswich Town - 8/10
Brighton vs. Barnet - 4/10
Accrington Stanley vs. West Brom - 7/10
Sheffield United vs. Leicester City - 6/10
Birmingham City vs. Bournemouth - 7/10
Watford vs. Bristol City - 5/10
MK Dons vs. Swansea City - 5/10

Newcastle United vs. Nottingham Forest - 6/10
Southampton vs. Wolves - 7/10
Huddersfield Town vs. Rotherham United - 7/10
Cheltenham vs. West Ham United - 8/10
Stoke City vs. Rochdale - 6/10
Blackburn Rovers vs. Burnley - 6/10

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