Carabao Cup fourth-round draw: Man City host Liverpool, Man Utd vs Kompany and more…
Manchester City have been drawn to face Liverpool in what will comfortably be the standout tie in the fourth-round of the Carabao Cup.
The ties in the next round are set to be played the week commencing December 19. This is just a few days after the World Cup final.
With the Premier League not due to resume until Boxing Day, it remains to be seen how who top-flight sides will be able to call upon for these ties.
Liverpool edged past Sky Bet League One Derby after a penalty shootout, while City beat Chelsea, last season’s Carabao Cup runners-up.
The two sides also met ahead of the new campaign in the FA Community Shield, with Liverpool running out 3-1 winners.
Manchester United booked their place in the last 16 with a 4-2 win over Aston Villa on Thursday night and will again be at home in the next round against current Championship leaders Burnley.
League Two Gillingham pulled off a shock penalty shootout win at Brentford, and have been rewarded with a trip to Wolves.
Championship promotion hopefuls Blackburn beat West Ham 10-9 on spot-kicks and will be at home against Nottingham Forest, who put Tottenham out on Wednesday night.
Brighton won 3-1 at Arsenal and have been handed another trip to London, away at Charlton.
New Southampton boss Nathan Jones will be hoping to avoid an upset in their home tie with League One Lincoln, who knocked out Bristol City in round three.
In an all-Premier League tie, Newcastle will host Bournemouth, who were 4-1 winners over Everton, while Leicester travel to MK Dons.
Full Carabao Cup fourth-round draw:
Wolves vs Gillingham
Southampton vs Lincoln City
Blackburn Rovers vs Nottingham Forest
Newcastle United vs AFC Bournemouth
Manchester City vs Liverpool
Manchester United vs Burnley
MK Dons vs Leicester City
Charlton Athletic vs Brighton & Hove Albion
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