FOREST GREEN will welcome EFL Division One outfit MK Dons in the first round of the  Carabao Cup.

The tie will take place on August 7 at The New Lawn.

The 35 first-round ties were drawn in Bangkok, Thailand - the home of the competition's title sponsor, Carabao Energy Drink.

World Cup winner Emmanuel Petit, Carabao CEO Sathien Setthasit, British Ambassador to Thailand Brian Davidson and EFL Chief Executive Shaun Harvey drew the the ties. 

Southern section draw:

Birmingham City v Crawley Town

Exeter City v Charlton Athletic

QPR v Northampton Town

Newport County v Southend United

Bristol City v Plymouth Argyle

Cardiff City v Portsmouth

Millwall v Stevenage

Oxford United v Cheltenham

AFC Wimbledon v Brentford

Norwich City v Swindon Town

Bristol Rovers v Cambridge United

Peterborough United v Barnet

Wycombe Wanderers v Fulham

Colchester United v Aston Villa

Wolves v Yeovil Town

Reading v Gillingham

Forest Green Rovers v MK Dons

Luton Town v Ipswich Town