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Date set for Everton Carabao Cup clash with Joey Barton's Fleetwood Town

Everton are into the third round after a 3-0 win over Salford City

Everton will face Fleetwood Town in the third round of the League Cup after their 3-0 win over Salford City at Goodison Park on Wednesday.

The draw for the next stage of the competition was made in tandem with this round, meaning the Blues were already aware of their opponents if they were to progress.

Joey Barton's side beat Port Vale 2-1 at home on Tuesday night to book their place in the next phase of the League Cup and will host Carlo Ancelotti's men next week.

The tie is set to be played on Wednesday 23rd September, with the Premier League already confirming that this could affect Everton's upcoming trip to face Crystal Palace.

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The match has been chosen to be streamed on Amazon Prime and was originally scheduled for 3pm on Saturday September 27, but is still subject to change due to either club's involvement in the further rounds of the League Cup.

The Eagles were knocked out of the tournament on Tuesday after a defeat away to Bournemouth on penalties.

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