Aston Villa see off Wigan Athletic 4-1 in the 2nd Round of the Caribou Cup at Villa Park. © Villa Underground VILLA V BORO
Villa’s reward for overcoming
in terrible conditions and Colchester (2-1) is a decidedly winnable home tie with Middlesbrough. battering Wigan (4-1)
In the latest farcical, non-televised draw of the Carabao Calamity Cup:
The draw was later than advertised [4:15am GMT], not kicking off with a presentation in Beijing until 4:30am.
Fixtures were released on Twitter using pre-made graphics from 4:36am [GMT].
This compounded two previous farcical draws for Rounds 1 & 2, the latest described as “beset by problems” in
3rd ROUND DETAILS
[Updated 16:00pm] Tie to take place Tuesday 19th September with a 7:45pm kick off.
Villa scheduled to face
Barnsley on Saturday 16th September (away). Villa face Boro at Villa Park just a week prior (12th September)
Old boys: Assuming there is no further movement in the transfer market, we could see the return of
Rudy Gestede, Adama Traore & Stewart Downing. Albert Adomah will also face off against his former employers. 7 Premier League clubs join at this stage of the competition.
DRAW IN FULL