Chelsea have been drawn against Championship side Barnsley in third round of the Carabao Cup.

The Blues’s opponents confirmed there status in the competition as they beat Middlesbrough 2-0 in the second round to set up a third round tie against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea.

This will be the first time Chelsea and Barnsley have met in the League Cup, with the last meeting between the sides back in 2008 in the FA Cup when Barnsley beat the Blues 1-0 in the quarter-finals. 

The cup clash will be played on Wednesday 23 September at Stamford Bridge.