The Imps have been drawn away to Accrington Stanley in the Round of 32 draw in the Checkatrade Trophy.
The draw, which took place live on talkSPORT 2, saw City pulled out the hat to face the Sky Bet League One side, with the tie to be played week commencing December, 3rd.
The confirmation of the date, as well as ticketing prices and sales windows will be announced in due course.
Full Northern Section draw:
Shrewsbury Town vs Walsall
Sunderland vs Notts County
Rochdale vs Oldham Athletic
Accrington Stanley vs Lincoln City
Newcastle United U21 vs Macclesfield Town
Mansfield Town vs Bury
Port Vale vs Stoke City U21
Barnsley vs Manchester City U21