Cardiff drawn at home v Portsmouth in Carabao Cup

Last updated : 29 June 2017 By Michael Morris

C:WindowsTempphpC5CE.tmpCardiff City will face Portsmouth at CCS in the first round of the Carabao Cup (League Cup).

The competition is regionalised and seeded in the first round. Portsmouth have just been promoted to League One and they also have a new maanger. Kenny Jacket has taken over from Paul Cook who left the club for a new job at Wigan.

The match is to be played during the week commencing Monday 7th August.

As a result of the teams facing each other the friendly game planned for Saturday 29th of July has been postponed.

Carabao Cup First round draw:

South section

Birmingham City v Crawley Town

Exeter City v Charlton Athletic

QPR v Northampton Town

Newport County v Southend United

Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle

Luton Town v Ipswich Town

Cardiff City v Portsmouth

Millwall v Stevenage

Oxford United v Cheltenham

AFC Wimbledon v Brentford

Norwich City v Swindon Town

Bristol Rovers v Cambridge United

Peterborough United v Barnet

Wycombe Wanderers v Fulham

Colchester United v Aston Villa (on Sky Sports)

Wolves v Yeovil Town

Reading v Gillingham

Forest Green Rovers v MK Dons

North Section

Coventry City v Blackburn Rovers

Nottingham Forest v Shrewsbury Town

Bradford City v Doncaster Rovers

Mansfield Town v Rochdale

Grimsby Town v Derby County

Barnsley v Morecambe

Crewe Alexandra v Bolton Wanderers

Oldham Athletic v Burton Albion

Wigan Athletic v Blackpool

Bury v Sunderland (on Sky Sports)

Sheffield Wednesday v Chesterfield

Accrington Stanley v Preston North End

Fleetwood Town v Carlisle United

Sheffield United v Walsall

Scunthorpe United v Notts County

Rotherham United v Lincoln City

Leeds United v Port Vale

Ties to be played week commencing August 7