Capital One Cup draw: Sheffield Wednesday to play Man City, United face Orient

Sheffield Wednesday's Atdhe Nuhiu celebrates scoring his teams first goal against Burnley, during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at Turf Moor

Sheffield Wednesday's Atdhe Nuhiu celebrates scoring his teams first goal against Burnley, during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at Turf Moor

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Sheffield Wedneday have been drawn against Premier League champions Man City in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

The Owls, who dumped Burnley out of the competition on Tuesday night, will travel across the Pennines to the Etihad to face the mega-rich Blues on the week commencing September 22.

Michael Doyle celebrates his shoot-out winning penalty

Michael Doyle celebrates his shoot-out winning penalty

Sheffield United, meanwhile, have also been given an away tie, against fellow League One side Leyton Orient.

The Blades beat West Ham on Tuesday night on penalties while Orient stunned another top flight team in Aston Villa, tonight at Villa Park.

Doncaster Rovers will fancy their chances of progression after being pitted against struggling Championship side Fulham.

The last time Wednesday and City met was also in knock out competition when in 2007 they were paired in the third round of the FA Cup.

Liam Wakefield celebrates with James Coppinger

Liam Wakefield celebrates with James Coppinger

That ended in a draw after Steven MacLean had cancelled out Georgios Samaras’ penalty at Hillsborough.

Wednesday, then managed by Brian Laws, were knocked out in the replay by Stuart Pearce’s men. Stuart Gray’s current right hand man Lee Bullen was on target for the Owls, cancelling out Stephen Ireland’s opener, but Darius Vassell went on to score the winner for City.

Sheffield United will face a fight to get into the fourth round, with nothing separating the two teams when they played each last season.

Both matches ended in 1-1 draws, with Conor Coady scoring for the Blades at the Matchroom Stadium, while Jamie Murphy’s goal saved a point for the Blades against Orient at Bramall Lane.

Doncaster and Fulham last met in the fourth tier back in 1997 when they played out a 0-0 draw. Fulham had won the match at Craven Cottage in October 1996, 3-1.

Full draw: Chelsea v Bolton, Arsenal v Southampton, West Brom v Hull, Crystal Palace v Newcastle, Leyton Orient v Sheffield United, Cardiff v Bournemouth, Sunderland v Stoke, Derby v Reading, Liverpool v Middlesbrough, MK Dons v Bradford, Manchester City v Sheffield Wednesday, Burton Albion v Brighton, Swansea v Everton, Shrewsbury v Norwich, Fulham v Doncaster, Tottenham v Nottingham Forest