Liverpool to face Brighton in Cup

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.

5 comments on
Liverpool to face Brighton in Cup

  1. play a strong team that makes our chances so much better. Its about time we won some silverwareeven if its the carling cup.These small minnows up there game when they play ppremier league clubs. We have a lot of depth now more than any other time in two years.
    Should see an exciting game dont underate brighton,they are on a roll.

  2. I think that the super seagulls may give you a little more than a run for your money at the Amex – Come on the stripes!!!

  3. We should play a strong team here considering that we’re not in Europe!. Should defeat them easily enough but must not take them for granted as they’ll be determined to put one over us!

    Liverpool FC is still one big scalp to have!

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