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Capital One Cup: Burton face Premier opposition

Capital One Cup - second round draw
Capital One Cup - second round draw Credit: PA

Burton have been rewarded for their first round victory over Wigan in the Capital One Cup with a second round tie against Premier League side QPR at home.

Elsewhere Northampton will travel to Bournemouth, last year's quarter-finalists Leicester and Stoke will play Shrewsbury and Portsmouth and Aston Villa host Leyton Orient.

The matches will be played during the week of the 25th August.

  • Burton v QPR
  • Port Vale v Cardiff City
  • Stoke v Portsmouth
  • Huddersfield v Nottingham Forest
  • Bournemouth v Northampton
  • West Brom v Oxford
  • Derby v Charlton
  • Leicester v Shrewsbury
  • Birmingham v Sunderland
  • Aston Villa v Leyton Orient
  • Walsall v Crystal Palace
  • MK Dons v Manchester United

League Cup first round: Full time results

  • Birmingham City 3-1 (AET) Cambridge United
  • Brighton and Hove Albion 2-0 Cheltenham Town
  • Burton Albion 2-1 Wigan Athletic
  • Chesterfield 3-5 (AET) Huddersfield Town
  • Port Vale 6-2 Hartlepool United
  • Portsmouth 1-0 Peterborough United
  • Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Notts County
  • Shrewsbury Town 1-0 Blackpool
  • Southend United 1-2 Walsall
  • Tranmere Rovers 0-1 Nottingham Forest
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-3 Northampton Town

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Gary Lineker praises Leicester City's Capital One Cup performance

Leicester City legend Gary Lineker is one of hundreds taking to social media, congratulating the Championship side on their dramatic win against Premier League Fulham in last night's Capital One Cup clash.

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Very hard to envisage @officialfoxes being overcome in any competition this season.

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Get in big win tonight !! Lads played well ? couple big games coming up now #lcfc

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Absolutely buzzing with the result. To beat a prem side at home shows our intentions & ability this year. Not many will fancy QF at KP #lcfc

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