All 2023 EFL Second Round Fixtures, Kick-Off Time

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The 2023-24 English Football League Cup (EFL) otherwise known as the Carabao Cup has commenced for its 64th edition, and teams are ready to battle for glory.

The tournament houses 92 teams from across the English football pyramid competing for honors this campaign.

Defending champions of the 2023-24 EFL Cup?

Erik Ten Hag’s Manchester United are the defending champions of the competition, having defeated Newcastle United in the final of the previous edition in the 2022-23 season.

In addition to the prize money at stake, there is also the sweet pie of qualifying for Europe embedded in winning the tournament.

The 2023-24 EFL Cup
Manchester United are the defending champions of the EFL Cup

Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur kick off the 2023 EFL Cup from the second round, and they will be aiming to achieve success in the competition.

Leicester City, Everton, Burnley, Bournemouth, Nottingham Forest, Luton Town, Fulham, and Brentford are also teams who would also be battling from this round.

The second round of the 64th edition of the EFL Cup pits 48 teams together from the Premier League, English Championship, EFL League One, and League Two.

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The matches are also expected to be beamed live on TV, with fans and enthusiasts of football being able to witness the action from the comfort of wherever they are.

Without further ado, futbllallnews would be reeling out the matches set to go down in the 2023 EFL Cup second round and afterward where the action can be streamed or watched on TV.

The matches will be played on the 29th and 30th of August, 2023, with winners progressing to the third round of the competition.

2023 EFL Second Round Fixtures 

The 2023-24 EFL Cup
Only one team would win this prestigious trophy

North Section

Aug 29 – Bolton vs Middlesbrough, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Port Vale vs Crewe, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 29 – Salford City vs Leeds United, 08:00 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Sheffield Wednesday vs Mansfield Town, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Stoke City vs Rotherham United, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 29 – Tranmere Rovers vs Leicester City, 7:45 PM (BST)

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Aug 29 – Wolves vs Blackpool, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Wrexham vs Bradford City, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 30 – Doncaster Rovers vs Everton, 08:00 PM (BST)

Aug 30 – Harrogate Town vs Blackburn Rovers, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 30 – Nottingham Forest vs Burnley, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 30 – Sheffield United vs Lincoln City, 7:45 PM (BST)

South Section

Aug 29 – Birmingham City vs Cardiff City, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Bristol City vs Norwich City, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 29 – Exeter City vs Stevenage, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Fulham vs Tottenham, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Luton Town vs Gillingham, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 29 – Newport County vs Brentford, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Plymouth Argyle vs Crystal Palace, 7:45 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Portsmouth vs Peterborough United, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 29 – Reading vs Ipswich Town, 8:00 PM (BST)

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Aug 29 – Swansea City vs Bournemouth, 7:30 PM (BST)

Aug 29 – Wycombe Wanderers vs Sutton United, 7:45 PM (BST)

August 30 Chelsea vs Wimbledon, 7:45 PM (BST)

When will the draws for the third round be done?

The draws for the third round of the 2023-24 English Football League Cup where 8 more Premier League teams will join the fray, will be conducted during the coverage of the second round encounter involving Doncaster Rovers and Everton.

Where can I stream the games?

For viewers in America, you can catch the games on ESPN+, while for those in the UK, matches will be shown live on SkySports

For viewers across the world, you can also stream the game here.

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