EFL Cup: Swans, Bluebirds and Exiles learn draw

The Rodney Parade pitch is being relaid
The Rodney Parade pitch is being relaid for 2017-18

Wales' three leading football teams have learned who they will face in the EFL Cup second round.

Premier League Swansea City go to MK Dons, Cardiff City host Championship rivals Burton Albion and League Two Newport County are at Leeds United.

The games will be played in the week starting 21 August.

Newport were drawn at home, but a new pitch is being installed at their Rodney Parade home so they go to Elland Road to face the Championship side.

Newport tweeted: "We've drawn Leeds United at home but the fixture will be reversed."

Last season's losing finalists Southampton will host Championship club Wolves.

Second round draw - South section

QPR v Brentford*

Crystal Palace v Ipswich Town*

Watford v Bristol City*

Norwich City v Charlton Athletic*

Cheltenham Town v West Ham United**

Brighton & Hove Albion v Barnet

Cardiff City v Burton Albion

Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Fulham v Bristol Rovers

Milton Keynes Dons v Swansea City

Birmingham City v Bournemouth

Reading v Millwall

North section

Carlisle United v Sunderland

Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday

Accrington Stanley v West Bromwich Albion

Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest

Leeds United v Newport County**

Stoke City v Rochdale

Huddersfield Town v Rotherham United

Middlesbrough v Scunthorpe United

Doncaster Rovers v Hull City

Blackburn Rovers v Burnley

Sheffield United v Leicester City

Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic

Barnsley v Derby County or Grimsby Town

*These ties were initially announced with the other team at home

**West Ham and Newport County would not play at home, as per a pre-draw agreement

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