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Foxes Are PL Cup Foes

Clarets face home tie with Leicester City in U23 Cup

4 March 2019

The Clarets will be at home to Leicester City in the last 16 of the U23 Premier League Cup.

Steve Stone’s side was paired with the Foxes after beating West Bromwich Albion in their final group game to qualify for the knock-out stages as Group C winners.

Leicester finished second in Group D behind run-away winners Nottingham Forest and qualified on goal difference ahead of Exeter City.

The date and venue for the tie will be confirmed in due course.

Leicester are currently fourth in the First Division of Premier League 2 and also play in the Premier League International Cup, with a home quarter-final against Bayern Munich to come on Wednesday, 13 March.

Full last-16 draw:

Stoke City v Blackburn Rovers

Everton v Sunderland

Burnley v Leicester City

Nottingham Forest v Bournemouth

Swansea City v Aston Villa

Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Reading v Newcastle United

Leeds United v Fulham

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