Dons to take on Premier League Sunderland in League Cup third round

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MK DONS’ reward for beating Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday night is a home tie against Sunderland in the third round of the Capital One Cup.

Having edged past Cheltenham Town on penalties in the first round and then outplayed Championship side Blackburn in a convincing 2-1 home win, Karl Robinson’s men will meet Martin O’Neill’s Premier League side at stadium:mk in the week commencing September 24.