– Carabao Cup 4th Round ties will see top Premier League sides clash if they overcome their third-round opponents
– Sheffield United and Wolves are the top English division side that have been knocked of the competition
– Man City have won the competition in the past three seasons under their manager Pep Guardiola
The Carabao 4th Round draw was conducted on Thursday, September 17, and some interesting fixtures have emerged.
Chelsea and Tottenham will renew their rivalries in the League Cup competition as Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard will also be on the opposing sides.
But both managers’ sides will have to overcome Leyton Orient and Barnsley in their respective third-round ties.
Carabao Cup 4th round: Mourinho to face former club as Liverpool, Arsenal set for titanic clash. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The winner of the third round fixture between Leicester City and Arsenal will meet defending Premier League champions Liverpool who will travel to play Lincoln.
EFL Cup champions Manchester City will face Championship side Bournemouth to set up an away clash with either Millwall or Burnley.
In the other matches, West Brom or Brentford will face Fulham or Sheffield Wednesday while Fleetwood or Everton will play West Ham or Hull City.
Bristol City or Aston Villa will host Stoke or Gillingham, while the winners of Morecambe and Newcastle will travel to either Newport or Watford.
The thrid-round fixtures will played on September 28, 2020, to determine which of the teams go through to the next stage of the competition.
In last season’s clash, Liverpool and Arsenal played a dramatic 5-5 draw after normal time but the Reds won the game in the shootouts.
On the other hand, Man City have won the trophy in three consecutive seasons and they will be looking to repeat the feat under the same manager Pep Guardiola.
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Meeanwhile, Bioreports had earlier reported that David James has surprisingly tipped Arsenal ahead of top English sides to win their first Premier League title since the 2003-04 season.
The Gunners will be targeting a top-four finish after ending the last campaign winning the FA Cup and opening the new season with the Community Shield.
However, the former Liverpool and Man City shot-stopper believes the north London club under Mikel Arteta will move a step further by clinch trophy in 16 years.
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