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Carabao Cup quarter-final draw throws up two London derbies with new winners guaranteed



Tottenham and West Ham will renew their London rivalry in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup as both sides set eyes on a semi-final place.

The two clubs met in the Premier League only last weekend, with West Ham running out 1-0 winners before going on to end Manchester City’s run of four-straight Carabao Cup successes thanks to a penalty shootout win in midweek.

Chelsea also face a London derby as they host Brentford at Stamford Bridge, with the Bees looking to reach a second successive semi-final, having made the last four as a Championship club last season.

While Thomas Frank’s side beat second tier Stoke to reach the last eight, Chelsea needed penalties for the second round in a row as they overcame Southampton, having taken care of Aston Villa on penalties in round three.

Arsenal will be the happiest of London’s clubs with their quarter-final draw as they face the only non-Premier League team left in the competition, Sunderland, who knocked out QPR in a shootout this week

The fourth and final tie sees Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side host Leicester City at Anfield. The ties will all be played in the week starting December 20.

Carabao Cup quarter-final draw

  • Tottenham vs West Ham
  • Arsenal vs Sunderland
  • Chelsea vs Brentford
  • Liverpool vs Leicester

Another all-Premier League tie sees Liverpool, eight-time winners of this competition, play host to Leicester City.

The final EFL side left in the competition are League One Sunderland. Lee Johnson’s side overcame QPR in the fourth round and their reward is a trip to the Emirates to face Arsenal.

Recap the draw on our blog below

Spurs v West Ham

Arsenal v Sunderland

Brentford v Chelsea

Liverpool v Leicester

The games will be played the week commencing December 20.

Ball numbers

1 Arsenal

2 Brentford

3 Chelsea

4 Leicester

5 Liverpool

6 Sunderland

7 Spurs

8 West Ham

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