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Liverpool handed Man Utd away League Cup tie – Suarez could return

Liverpool will play away to Manchester United in the third round of the League Cup, with that game being the first time Luis Suarez will be eligible to play in following his suspension.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 13, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Alberto Suarez Diaz has his shorts pulled back by Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic but no penalty was awarded by referee Howard Webb during the Premiership match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The match will be played in the week of September 23/24.

Liverpool booked their place in the third round draw by beating Notts County 4-2 on Tuesday night at Anfield, after the visitors had forced the game into extra time.

Suarez will complete his ten match ban for biting Chelsea‘s Branislav Ivanovic in the Reds’ game immediately prior to the tie at Old Trafford – at home to Southampton on Saturday, 21st September.

Liverpool also host their arch rivals in the Premier League this Sunday, 1st September 2013.

The exact fixture date and kick-off time is expected to be confirmed by both clubs in the next few days.

The full League Cup third round draw is as follows:

Manchester United v Liverpool
Sunderland v Peterborough
West Ham v Cardiff
Man C v Wigan
Burnley v Nottsingham Forest/Millwall
Newcastle v Leeds
Southampton v Bristol City
West Brom v Arsenal
Swindon v Chelsea
Tranmere v Stoke
Watford v Norwich
Aston Villa v Tottenham
Hull City v Huddersfield
Leicester v Derby
Birmingham v Swansea
Fulham v Everton/Stevenage

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