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Aston Villa drawn away to Yeovil Town in EFL Cup first round

Aston Villa drawn away in EFL Cup first round
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Aston Villa are drawn away to Yeovil Town in the first round of the EFL Cup.

Aston Villa have been drawn away to Yeovil Town in the first round of the EFL Cup.

The beaten Championship playoff finalists will travel to Huish Park, while West Bromwich Albion, the only side in the draw that were relegated from the Premier League last season, will face Luton Town at The Hawthorns.

Elsewhere, Leeds United will face Bolton Wanderers at Elland Road, while Rotherham and Wigan Athletic, who were promoted to the Championship last season, will face off.

Scunthorpe United and Doncaster Rovers will meet in a South Yorkshire clash, while another all-Championship tie sees Reading take on Birmingham City.

Macclesfield Town and Tranmere Rovers, who both gained promotion to the Football League last term, will play Bradford City and Walsall respectively.

All ties will be played in the week commencing August 13.

EFL Cup first round draw in full:

Northern section

Rotherham United vs. Wigan Athletic
Tranmere Rovers vs. Walsall
Crewe Alexandra vs. Fleetwood Town
Scunthorpe United vs. Doncaster Rovers
Macclesfield Town vs. Bradford City
Grimsby Town vs. Rochdale
Sheffield United vs.Hull City
Nottingham Forest vs. Bury
Middlesbrough vs. Notts County
Sunderland vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Leeds United vs. Bolton Wanderers
Carlisle United vs. Blackburn Rovers
Mansfield Town vs. Accrington Stanley
Port Vale vs. Lincoln City
Preston North End vs. Morecambe
Oldham Athletic vs. Derby County
Shrewsbury Town vs. Burton Albion
Blackpool vs. Barnsley

Southern section

Millwall vs. Gillingham
Portsmouth vs. AFC Wimbledon
Cheltenham Town vs. Colchester Utd
Yeovil Town vs. Aston Villa
Southend United vs. Brentford
Reading vs. Birmingham City
Swindon vs. Forest Green Rovers
Exeter City vs. Ipswich Town
MK Dons vs. Charlton Athletic
West Bromwich Albion vs. Luton Town
Bristol Rovers vs. Crawley Town
Bristol City vs. Plymouth
Cambridge Utd vs. Newport County
Queens Park Rangers vs. Peterborough United

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1Leeds UnitedLeeds37218856302671
2West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom371913564372770
3Fulham371810952381464
4Brentford371791164333160
5Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest371612948381060
6Preston North EndPreston37168135045556
7Bristol City371510125153-255
8Millwall37131594440454
9Cardiff CityCardiff37131595250254
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn371411125245753
11Swansea CitySwansea371314104645153
12Derby CountyDerby371312124949051
13Queens Park RangersQPR37148155862-450
14Reading37139154642448
15Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds37139154649-348
16Birmingham CityBirmingham371211144857-947
17Stoke CityStoke37126194955-642
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield37119174558-1342
19Middlesbrough37914143747-1041
20Wigan AthleticWigan371011163850-1241
21Hull City37118184963-1441
22Charlton AthleticCharlton37109184454-1039
23Luton TownLuton37105224371-2835
24Barnsley37810194262-2034

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