Following Villa successfully overcoming Crewe (6-1) in the second round of the EFL / Carabao Cup, we have been drawn away to face Brighton.
This all Premier League clash, the only one to appear in the third round draw, will take place week commencing 23rd September 2019.
There are 32 teams remaining in the competition, after the final Premier League sides omitted due to European commitments, are now included (Man Utd, Liverpool etc).
Brighton beat Bristol Rovers in their 2nd round tie 2-1.
Our hosts have started the season with a win over Watford, drew with West Ham and lost at home to Southampton.