EFL Cup: Arsenal to play Liverpool, Chelsea set to visit Spurs
The EFL Cup continues this week as the Premier League giants are joining the third round.
And the fourth round has already been drawn with some exciting fixtures set to take place in successive Cup weeks.
Ties will be played next week, commencing from September 28.
One third round clash, Tottenham Hotspur at Leyton Orient, was called off due to a COVID outbreak at the host club. It is not confirmed as of yet, but reports indicated that Leyton will have to forfeit, meaning Spurs advanced to the next level.
And the biggest could be a second meeting between Liverpool and Arsenal in a week, while Chelsea look set to travel to Tottenham.
The teams also meet at Anfield on Monday, September 28 in a Premier League fixture.
The draw was made last week on September17:
Liverpool v Arsenal
Burnley v Manchester City
Brentford v Fulham
Everton v West Ham
Aston Villa v Stoke City
Tottenham v Chelsea
Newport County v Newcastle United
EFL Cup: Third round results:
- Leyton Orient P-P Tottenham
- Newport 3-1 Watford
- West Brom 2-2 Brentford (Brentford won 5-4 on penalties)
- West Ham 5-1 Hull
- Luton 0-3 Manchester United
- Preston 0-2 Brighton
- Fulham 2-0 Sheffield Wednesday
- Millwall 0-2 Burnley
- Stoke 1-0 Gillingham
- Morecambe 0-7 Newcastle
- Fleetwood 2-5 Everton
- Chelsea 6-0 Barnsley
- Leicester 0-2 Arsenal