Date: 22nd June 2016 at 3:27pm
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The draw for the EFL Cup, formerly the League Cup, first round was made at lunchtime today.

With the draw split into two sections, north and south, Fulham were given a difficult looking away tie against our London rivals Leyton Orient.

The tie will be played in the week commencing August 8th and could lead to a run towards Wembley.

The full southern section draw is:-

Peterborough United v AFC Wimbledon

Bristol Rovers v Cardiff City

Coventry City v Portsmouth

Luton Town v Aston Villa

Brighton v Colchester

Cheltenham v Charlton Athletic

Birmingham City v Oxford United

Southend v Gillingham

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crawley

Leyton Orient v Fulham

Ipswich Town v Stevenage

Wycombe Wanderers v Bristol City

Walsall v Yeovil

Exeter v Brentford

Queens Park Rangers v Swindon Town

Barnet v Millwall

Reading v Plymouth

Newport County v Milton Keynes Dons