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Everton host Yeovil Town in EFL Cup 2nd Round

Blues face League Two opposition

Yeovil Town v Carlisle United - The Emirates FA Cup Third Round
Yeovil top scorer Francois Zoko
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The draw for the 2nd Round of the renamed English Football League (EFL) Cup was just completed and Everton will take on Yeovil Town between August 23-25. The two clubs have never played against each other before.

Everton reached the semi-finals of this competition last season, before losing to eventual winners Manchester City on aggregate in a two-legged semi-final.

The Toffees will be away at West Bromwich Albion in the weekend leading up to the game, followed by a home game against Stoke City.

Yeovil reached the 2nd Round after beating Walsall 2-0 away from home in the preceding tie. They are off to a good start in League Two this season as well, having won 2-0 at home against Notts County. They are managed by Darren Way, who played for Swansea City between 2006-08.

Founded in 1895, Yeovil Town Football Club, also known as the Glovers, are based in Somerset, England. They are currently in League Two, the fourth tier of English football. They won the League Two championship in 2004–05, and were promoted to the Championship via the play-offs as recently as 2013.

Yeovil remained a non-League team for 108 years before they won the Football Conference in 2003 to join the Football League. During that time, they were one of the most successful non-league teams in the FA Cup, beating Sunderland in the fourth round in 1949.

Since 2003 though they have only reached the third round twice including, in 2004 against Liverpool and Charlton Athletic in 2005.

The Glovers play at Huish Park, built in 1990 on the site of an old army camp and was notorious for its pitch, which had an 8 feet slope from one sideline to the other. The club's nickname refers to the town’s glove-making history during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Here is the rest of the 2nd Round draw from Wednesday -