EFL ‘Carabao Cup’ draw: United go to Swansea; Tottenham host West Ham

The fourth-round draw for the Carabao Cup was made after last night’s fixtures with the holders Man Utd drawn away at Swansea.

Holders Manchester United will travel to Swansea.

Jose Mourinho’s side beat Championship Burton 4-1 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night to secure their place in the draw.

Chelsea, 5-1 winners against Nottingham Forest, will welcome Everton – who beat Sunderland 3-0 – to Stamford Bridge.

Tottenham host London rivals West Ham at Wembley and Manchester City entertain Championship Wolves.

Arsenal will also welcome Championship opposition to the Emirates in the shape of Norwich.

Crystal Palace will be wary of an upset when they travel to Bristol City, Leicester host Leeds and Bournemouth face Middlesbrough at home.

The fourth-round draw took place on familiar turf – and at a reasonable hour – in the Sky Sports studios in west London, rather than its controversial trip to Bangkok or the bizarre decision to hold it in Beijing in the early hours of the morning.

The ties will take place during the week commencing October 23.

Full draw:

Leicester v Leeds
Bournemouth v Middlesbrough

Chelsea v Everton
Manchester City v Wolves
Swansea City v Manchester United
Arsenal v Norwich City
Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United
Bristol City v Crystal Palace


EFL cup: Rashford’s brace; Sane’s brace; Batshuayi’s hat-trick as the ‘big boys’ progress

Arsenal 1 – 0 Doncaster Rovers
Chelsea 5 – 1 Nottingham Forest
Everton 3 – 0 Sunderland
Manchester United 4 – 1 Burton Albion
West Bromwich Albion 1 – 2 Manchester City

Marcus Rashford scored twice as holders Manchester United overpowered Burton Albion at Old Trafford to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.
Championship Burton made nine changes and fell 1-0 down when Rashford dinked the ball over keeper Connor Ripley.
England forward Rashford made it 2-0 with a 20-yard finish before Jesse Lingard’s deflected shot found the net.
Anthony Martial added the fourth from a Rashford assist, Lloyd Dyer scoring a stoppage-time consolation.
United will play away at Swansea City in the fourth round.
Keeper Sergio Romero made his first start since United’s Europa League final triumph against Ajax in May, while Michael Carrick captained the team on his first appearance of the season.
Rashford and Juan Mata were the only two players who started the 4-0 win over Everton last Sunday to make the team, but there was still no starting place for Luke Shaw.
Shaw came on at the start of the second half by which time United were 3-0 ahead.

Chelsea steamrolled Nottingham Forest 5-1 in the third round of the Carabao Cup as Eden Hazard shone on his first start of the season.
Hazard had previously made only substitute appearances this season after breaking his ankle over the summer but looked in rude health on Wednesday night as goals from Kenedy, Charly Musonda and a hat-trick from Michy Batshuayi sent Chelsea through at Stamford Bridge.
Antonio Conte has yet to win a domestic cup competition as a manager and used this game to give his fringe players a run out, including youngsters Musonda and 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu, who came on with 30 minutes to go.
On the 13th anniversary of Forest legend Brian Clough’s passing, the Sky Bet Championship side were blown away by the Premier League champions, although they did fire a late consolation through Tendayi Darikwa and hit the crossbar at 2-0 through Kieran Dowell.

Two goals from Leroy Sane secured Manchester City their place in the Carabao Cup fourth round with a narrow victory over West Brom.
Sane’s ruthless finishes either side of Claudio Yacob’s close-range strike were enough to send the visitors through despite a valiant display from West Brom.
Victory for Guardiola’s men was slightly marred by yet another injury to Ilkay Gundogan, who was forced to limp off after as he crumbled to the ground following a heavy challenge from Yacob in the 58th minute.

Theo Walcott scored the only goal of the game as Arsenal edged past Doncaster to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.
Arsenal dominated the opening 45 minutes and took a deserved lead into the break following Walcott’s 25th-minute strike.
Doncaster put up a much better showing in the second half and went close to an equaliser late on when Liam Mandeville’s shot deflected wide and Andy Buttler’s header hit the crossbar, but the Gunners held on to book a home tie in the next round against Norwich.

Two goals from Dominic Calvert-Lewin helped Everton beat Sunderland 3-0 in the Carabao Cup third round at Goodison Park on Wednesday night.
The forward opened the scoring with a neat finish seven minutes before the break, before doubling his side’s lead six minutes into the second half.
Substitute Oumar Niasse then completed the scoring on 82 minutes as the Toffees got back to winning ways after four straight defeats without scoring.
Nikola Vlasic and Sandro Ramirez both flashed volleys into the side-netting in the early stages, but just as the home fans were starting to voice their frustrations, Everton made the breakthrough.

EFL Cup: Leicester dump Liverpool; Hodgson’s Palace, West Ham through

AFC Bournemouth 1 – 0 Brighton & Hove Albion
Aston Villa 0 – 2 Middlesbrough
Brentford 1 – 3 Norwich City
Bristol City 2 – 0 Stoke City
Burnley 2 – 2 Leeds United*
Crystal Palace 1 – 0 Huddersfield Town
Leicester City 2 – 0 Liverpool
West Ham United 3 – 0 Bolton Wanderers
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 – 0 Bristol Rovers
Reading 0 – 2 Swansea City
Tottenham Hotspur 1 – 0 Barnsley

Islam Slimani and Shinji Okazaki score as Leicester beat Liverpool 2-0 to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.
The Reds dominated the first period in the Midlands but were unable to find a way through and substitute Okazaki fired in a 67th-minute opener before Slimani lashed home a second 12 minutes from time to send the Foxes through.

Klopp’s side, who have now gone four games without a win, were not the only Premier League team to exit inside 90 minutes asStokeandHuddersfieldboth fell to away losses at Bristol Cityand Crystal Palacerespectively.

Dele Alli scored the winning goal as Tottenham edged out Barnsley to reach the Carabao Cup fourth round in front of a Wembley crowd of just 23,926.
Alli struck from six yards out in the second half following excellent work by full-back Kieran Trippier.
Striker Fernando Llorente, making his first Spurs start, headed wide from a promising position in the first half.
Championship Barnsley had chances but Liam Lindsay headed wide and Ike Ugbo struck straight at Michel Vorm.
Debutant Juan Foyth should have scored in the opening minutes, but nodded off target with a free header, and Alli headed wide from Harry Winks’ chipped pass into the box.

Roy Hodgson said there would be no quick fix at Crystal Palace, after his side beat Huddersfield Town 1-0 in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
Bakary Sako headed the only goal to give Hodgson the first win of his tenure, in his second match in charge.
However, Palace remain without a win or a goal from five Premier League games.
The victory signifies progression from the Eagles, who were beaten 3-0 by the same opponents on the opening day of the season.
Palace lost their first game under Hodgson 1-0 to Southampton. They travel to both Manchester clubs next, before playing Chelsea at home.
Defender Pape Souare came on as a substitute against Huddersfield to make his first appearance for the Eagles since breaking his thighbone and jaw in a horrific car crash last September.

Marko Arnautovic impressed as Premier League side West Ham reached the Carabao Cup fourth round by beating the Championship’s bottom side Bolton.
Arnautovic provided a free-kick for Angelo Ogbonna’s thumping header and set up Diafra Sakho to stroke home.
Full-back Arthur Masuaku scored a thunderous goal late on, striking high into the top corner from 25 yards.
Bolton’s only effort on target fell to Mark Beevers, but the defender headed straight at goalkeeper Adrian.
Phil Parkinson’s Bolton have failed to win any of their opening eight league games, and off-field issues regarding the club’s ownership have contributed to the instability.
The Lancashire side proved no match for the Hammers, who lost their opening three top-flight games, but the pressure has since eased on boss Slaven Bilic after a victory and draw in recent fixtures.

Championship leaders Leeds beat Premier League Burnley 5-3 on penalties after an entertaining draw in the Carabao Cup third round at Turf Moor.
The visitors seemed to be heading for victory when Pablo Hernandez converted a penalty four minutes into injury time to put them 2-1 up.
But a sublime Robbie Brady free-kick dramatically restored parity.
After a nervy extra time, Burnley’s James Tarkowski was denied by Andy Lonergan as Leeds held their nerve.
Hadi Sacko fired home from close range after a burst from substitute Hernandez to give the away side the lead.
But Chris Wood, who moved to Burnley from Leeds for a club record feeof about £15m in August, wiped out the lead with a 89th-minute penalty following Gaetano Berardi’s foul on Kevin Long.
Hernandez then scored from the spot after Kemar Roofe was held back, but Brady’s curling effort extended a rollercoaster encounter in extra time.
The competition is a testing ground for the new ‘ABBA’ format of penalty shoot-out with Leeds’ opening effort – emphatically converted by Pierre-Michel Lasogga – followed by each side taking two in succession.
But the visitors were not thrown in the slightest by the new arrangement.
Hernandez repeated his normal-time success before Mateusz Klich rolled in a nerveless side-foot effort.
Leeds completed a full house of successful penalties when Stuart Dallas followed Ezgjan Alioski in finding the net to give Burnley no chance to recover from Lonergan’s save.