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Liverpool face away trip to League One side in third round of Carabao Cup

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Latest Liverpool news: Reds travel to Stadium MK for Carabao Cup third round fixture

Liverpool face an away trip in the third round of the Carabao Cup as they face MK Dons at Stadium MK.

The League One side defeated Southend United on Tuesday to enter the draw for the third round and will face the Premier League leaders.

The game will be played after September 23 (h/t LiverpoolFC.com) and it will be interesting to see how we do in this fixture.

Not a great cup run last season

Liverpool’s form in both the domestic cups was far from satisfactory as we exited the tournaments very early.

The Carabao Cup tie last season wasn’t easy as we lost to Chelsea at home with Eden Hazard scoring a wonderful goal.

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Liverpool players return for pre-season training

Wolverhampton Wanderers defeated us in our first game of the FA Cup last season but we didn’t use some of our top players in that tie.

The lack of cup games helped our schedule last season and we could give chances to some of our rising stars in the Carabao Cup at least.

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The likes of Rhian Brewster, Ki-Jana Hoever, Harvey Elliott and Sepp van den Berg should feature in this game, and even with an inexperienced side, we should be slight favourites to progress into the next round.

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