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Round Two: Match dates confirmed for Second Round

15 August 2016

The schedule for Round Two of the 2016/17 EFL Cup has been confirmed, with ties taking place during the week commencing 22nd August 2016.

The majority of matches are being held on Tuesday 23rd August, with 19 ties kicking off at 7.45pm.

Reading versus MK Dons, meanwhile, will get started at the later time of 8pm, and Crystal Palace's game against Blackpool will start first, at 7.30pm.

Review: Click here to read the EFL Cup Round One review

One of those 7.45pm kick-offs on Tuesday has been selected for Sky Sports coverage, with the cameras heading to the Pirelli Stadium for Burton Albion's game against eight-time EFL Cup winners Liverpool.

There's more live action 24 hours later as the Sky Sports crew head to Lancashire to screen the Round Two tie between Accrington Stanley and Burnley.

That is one of four matches pencilled in for Wednesday 24th August, all kicking-off at 7.45pm.

Here's a look at the Round Two schedule in full (all kick-off times 7.45pm unless stated):

Tuesday 23rd August 2016

Blackburn Rovers v Crewe Alexandra
Burton Albion v Liverpool – live on Sky Sports
Chelsea v Bristol Rovers
Crystal Palace v Blackpool (7.30pm)
Derby County v Carlisle United
Everton v Yeovil Town
Exeter City v Hull City
Luton Town v Leeds United
Millwall v Nottingham Forest
Newcastle United v Cheltenham Town
Northampton Town v West Bromwich Albion
Norwich City v Coventry City
Oxford United v Brighton & Hove Albion
Peterborough United v Swansea City
Preston North End v Oldham Athletic
Queens Park Rangers v Rochdale
Reading v Milton Keynes Dons (8pm)
Scunthorpe United v Bristol City
Stevenage v Stoke City
Watford v Gillingham
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cambridge United

Wednesday 24th August 2016

Accrington Stanley v Burnley – live on Sky Sports
Fulham v Middlesbrough
Morecambe v AFC Bournemouth
Sunderland v Shrewsbury Town

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