Liverpool have been drawn against Brighton & Hove Albion away in the 3rd Round of the League Cup.
Brighton are in the Championship, after having being promoted as League One Champions last season.
The reds were knocked out in last season’s third round. Liverpool and League Two side Northampton Town were tied at 2-2 after extra time, before Northampton won through 4-2 on penalties.
The last time the two clubs met in any competition was the FA Cup 4th round replay at Brighton’s former ground in 1991. The reds won through 3-2.
The last time the clubs met in the League Cup was at Anfield in 1985 – the reds winning 4-0.
Brighton have recently moved in to a new £105M stadium, The Amex, with a capacity of 22,500.
Full 3rd Round Draw
Cardiff City v Leicester City
Wolves v Millwall
Chelsea v Fulham
Aldershot Town or Carlisle United v Rochdale
Arsenal v Shrewsbury Town
Burnley v MK Dons
Leeds United v Manchester United
Brighton v Liverpool
Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United
Manchester City v Birmingham City
Blackburn Rovers v Leyton Orient or Bristol Rovers
Swindon Town or Southampton v Charlton or Preston North End
Everton v West Brom
Crystal Palace or Wigan v Middlesbrough
Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers
Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur
Ties will be played on the midweek of the week commencing 19th September 2011.