Capital One Cup R2 draw

Louis van Gaal's Manchester United will face MK Dons in the second round of the Capital One Cup.

Last Updated: 17/08/14 at 11:22 Post Comment

Louis van Gaal: Will take Manchester United to MK Dons

Louis van Gaal: Will take Manchester United to MK Dons

United enter the competition a round earlier than the rest of the big names in the Premier League after their failure to make it into Europe this season.

It is the earliest United will have started the League Cup since 1995 when they were knocked out by York City.

Karl Robinson's Dons made it into the second round on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over fierce rivals Wimbledon.

The club's chairman Pete Winkelman told Sky Sports News: "It's the biggest game in the club's history and what a great time to get them as well.

"It's going to be a new-look United, the whole world will be looking at it and we can't wait to welcome them to Milton Keynes.

"We've been trying to get the stadium finished and it's only in the last year we've been able to put all out 30,000 comfortable seats in and I am sure all the United fans who come will have a fantastic night and enjoy the spectacle of football. We just can't wait to put the show on the road."

Last season's beaten finalists Sunderland will face 2011 winners Birmingham City and Newcastle face a long trip to Kent to take on League One side Gillingham.

Capital One Cup - second round draw:

Burton v QPR

Port Vale v Cardiff

Middlesbrough v Preston

Stoke v Portsmouth

Huddersfield v Nottm Forest.

Swansea v Rotherham.

Watford v Doncaster

Millwall v Southampton

Bournemouth v Northampton

Brentford v Fulham

West Brom v Oxford

Scunthorpe v Reading

Derby v Charlton

West Ham v Sheff Utd

Swindon v Brighton

Leicester v Shrewsbury

Crewe v Bolton

Birmingham v Sunderland

Gillingham v Newcastle

Norwich v Crawley

Bradford v Leeds

Aston Villa v Leyton Orient

Burnley v Sheff Wed

Walsall v Crystal Palace

MK Dons v Man Utd

Ties to be played August 26-27.

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