West Ham United have been drawn away to Manchester United in the third round of the Carabao Cup [West Ham United FC Official].
Both clubs did not participate in the second-round fixtures earlier this week, due to their involvement in European competition.
The fixture is due to take place in the weekend commencing the 20th of September, with ticket briefs and confirmation of an exact date due to be announced in due course [West Ham United FC Official].
Will the Hammers defeat Manchester United in the tie?
Of course, the Irons have had memorable previous success against the Red Devils in the League Cup, recording a 4-0 win against their opponents in the quarter final of the 2010/11 competition [BBC].
In light of drawing such a big tie, loads of West Ham United fans flocked to social media to discuss their thoughts on the match-up.
West Ham United FC fans react:
Replying to the West Ham United FC official Twitter account, here is what some Hammers supporters had to say about the draw, and there doesn’t seem to be much optimism about…
“Why do we always get these teams straight away”
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