When is the Carabao Cup draw for the second round and when will the fixtures be played?

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The Carabao Cup is underway for another season (Picture: Getty Images)

The 2018-19 Carabao Cup got underway on Tuesday night with a new set of rules that mean there is plenty of penalty shootout drama.

With no extra-time in the competition, any match that ends in a draw after 90 minutes goes straight to penalties and there were nine shootouts on Tuesday alone.

There is one more first round match to play and then the remaining two Championship sides and the majority of Premier League teams enter the fray in the second round.

Here is when the draw will take place and which teams and when the games will be played…

Steve McManaman made the first round draw in Vietnam (Picture: Getty Images)

The draw takes place ahead of the final first round game, which is between Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday on Thursday, 16 August.

The match kicks-off at 7.45pm so we can expect the draw to take place between 7pm and 7.30pm, broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football.

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Joining the 35 winners from round one will be the remaining two Championship clubs (Swansea and Stoke) and the 13 Premier League sides that are not playing in European competition this year.

Arsenal, Burnley, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur join the tournament in the third round.

Manchester City's Belgian defender Vincent Kompany lifts the trophy as Manchester city players celebrate their victory in the English League Cup final football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at Wembley stadium in north London on February 25, 2018. Manchester City won the first trophy of the Guardiola era on Sunday, thumping a disappointing Arsenal 3-0 in the League Cup final at Wembley. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Manchester City lifted the Carabao Cup last season (Picture: Getty Images)

The round two fixtures will be played in the week commencing Monday, 27 August, with the third round being played in the week commencing Monday, 24 September.

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