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Reading to host Barnsley or Everton in third round

25 August 2015

Royals wait to find out round three opponents

Following Tuesday evening’s 2-1 win at Fratton Park against Portsmouth, Reading have been drawn to face either Barnsley or Everton in the third round of this year’s Capital One Cup.

The draw was made live on Sky Sports following the end of the live televised fixture between Luton Town and Stoke City.  Barnsley and Everton will play their fixture on Wednesday evening to decide who will make the trip to Madejski Stadium.

Reading won away at Colchester United in the first round before defeating Portsmouth on their own patch.  Meanwhile Barnsley beat Scunthorpe United in the first round to set up their tie with Everton.

All third round fixtures are scheduled to take place on the week commencing 21st September.  The date, time and ticket information will be arranged and announced in due course.

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