With the Carabao Cup fourth round fixtures happening this week, the draw for the quarter-final of the competition is very much of interest.
The domestic competition, also known as the ‘League Cup’, is entering its latter stages now with teams from across the country targeting the first piece of silverware available to them this season.
Despite the 2020-21 campaign being slightly delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the EFL have still managed to have the final being played around the same time as it usually is.
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The Carabao Cup final is set to take place on February 28 at Wembley Stadium, with the semi-finals being played on January 5/6 at the start of next year.
When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw?
The draw for the competition’s quarter-finals will take place on Thursday, October 1, following Liverpool’s match against Arsenal – live on Sky Sports.
Former Liverpool and England star Jamie Redknapp will be conducting the draw for the final eight teams.
All four quarter-final matches will be broadcasted live on Sky Sports as we look to see who reaches the final four.
The remaining teams
Tottenham Hotspur reached the quarter-final after a dramatic penalty shootout victory over London rivals Chelsea.
Spurs grabbed a late equaliser through Erik Lamela and Mason Mount’s miss from 12 yards in the Blues’ fifth spot-kick ensured that Jose Mourinho’s side will be in Thursday night’s draw.
That’s the only match to be played so far in the Round of 16, but by Thursday evening, we will know the full quarter-final line-up.
Spurs winger Erik Lamela celebrates his equaliser against Chelsea. (Image: Matt Dunham/AFP via Getty Images)
But this is what we know so far, regarding who will be in the quarter-final draw.
Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League)
Newcastle United (Premier League)
Burnley (Premier League) or…