Arsenal, Chelsea and Fulham joined West Ham United to qualify for the fourth round of the tournament Carabao Cup Tonight.
Arsenal defeated Premier League rivals Leicester 2-0 at King Power Stadium, Chelsea did a light job with the championship team Barnsley at Stamford Bridge, winning 6-0, and Fulham had to dig deep to score a 2-0 home victory. The side of Sheffield Wednesday has changed a lot at Craven Cottage.
Triple London victories mean they join West Ham, who beat Hull City 5-1 on Tuesday night, en route to the round of 16 of the competition, with a trip to Wembley now one step closer.
As was the case with the Carabao Cup so far this season, the draw for the fourth round matches took place last week after the conclusion of the second round, which means that the clubs knew who their opponents would be in the fourth round before they were drawn. He kicked the ball in the third round.
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Now that all but three of the third-round matches have been played, the draw for the next round of the competition is starting to take shape, with all of the Premier League’s elite remaining, at the time of writing, alive in competition.
With that in mind, here’s how the draw currently stands in full for the fourth round of this season’s Carabao Cup:
- Lincoln City / Liverpool – Arsenal
- Burnley-Manchester City / Bournemouth
- Brentford v Fulham
- Everton vs West Ham
- Bristol City / Aston Villa – Stoke City
- Leyton Orient / Tottenham Hotspur – Chelsea
- Newport County vs Newcastle United
- Brighton & Hove Albion – Manchester United
On Thursday evening, Bristol City meets Aston Villa, and Lincoln City meets Liverpool and Manchester City with Bournemouth, which means that the final squad for the fourth round will be fully completed by then.
The outcome of the suspended Tottenham match with Leyton Orient remains unknown after the match was canceled on Tuesday due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus inside the Orient camp.
Matches in the fourth round are scheduled to take place during the week beginning September 28.