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Paul Lambert's Ipswich Town willl face Bristol Rovers in the first round of the Carabao Cup. Picture: PAGEPIX

Paul Lambert's Ipswich Town willl face Bristol Rovers in the first round of the Carabao Cup. Picture: PAGEPIX

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Ipswich Town wil face Bristol Rovers in the first round of the 2020/21 Carabao Cup after this morning’s draw.

Paul Lambert’s men, who lost 3-1 at Luton in the first round of last season’s cup, will host League One rivals Rovers in the first competitive clash of the new season.

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The first round fixtures are due to be played on September 5, but could be moved to August 29 due to the international break.

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The Blues will also find out later today who their final group opponents are in the EFL Trophy. They’ve already been drawn against Crawley and Gillingham, but will discover the academy side who will join them in the group at 1.30pm on Talksport 2.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Southampton, Fulham, Brighton, West Ham and Norwich are all possibilities, with the Canaries being ball number 5 this afternoon.


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