Two intriguing Carabao Cup Round Two ties have been selected for broadcast live on Sky Sports.
An all-London affair headlines the selections, with Manuel Pellegrini’s West Ham United making the trip to Kingsmeadow for a fascinating fixture against League One outfit AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday 28 August in a 7:45pm kick-off.
The action continues the following evening, this time from The City Ground in a clash between Sky Bet Championship side Nottingham Forest and Premier League Newcastle United, led by Rafael Benitez.
The draw for Round Two was confirmed at the Stadium of Light on Thursday evening, where Sheffield Wednesday booked their place in the draw after victory against Sunderland in front of the Sky Sports cameras.
Other ties confirmed include Joey Barton’s Fleetwood Town against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium, and an-all Premier League fixture between Brighton & Hove Albion and Southampton in what is set to be a blockbuster round of fixtures. Ties will be played week commencing 27 August 2018.
The full list of games selected for live coverage are as follows: