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Carabao Cup Fourth Round TV selections confirmed

The Carabao Cup Fourth Round TV selections have been confirmed following the conclusion of the Third Round ties which took place this week.

This decision was made after Tottenham received a bye as their Third Round opponents Leyton Orient have been affected by the coronavirus.

Five games have been picked to be broadcasted live on Sky Sports, with the round taking place from next Tuesday through the Thursday.

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Liverpool’s win over Lincoln means they will host Arsenal twice within a week as they are set to play on Monday night in the Premier League, live on Sky, and again on Thursday night at 7:45pm in the Carabao Cup – which is a repeat of last season’s clash at the same stage, when the Reds won on penalties after a thrilling 5-5 draw.

Among four other Sky Sports live games, Tottenham will also find themselves in front of the cameras when Jose Mourinho again comes up against Frank Lampard when his side face Chelsea in an enticing all-London derby, live on Tuesday night – with Spurs awarded a bye into the next round after Leyton Orient were forced to forfeit their third-round clash.

Newport, the lowest ranked side left in the competition, will have their game against Newcastle televised on Wednesday, at 5:30pm, before Brighton host Manchester United on the same evening at 7:45pm.

The West London derby between Brentford and Fulham, a repeat of last season’s Championship playoff final – will also be broadcasted live on Thursday, with kick-off at 5:30pm.

Elsewhere, holders Manchester City travel to Burnley in round four, with Everton hosting West Ham, and Aston Villa facing Stoke City.

Sky Sports fourth-round televised games

Tuesday 29 September: Tottenham vs Chelsea (7:45pm)
Wednesday 30 September: Newport vs Newcastle (5:30pm)
Wednesday 30 September: Brighton vs Manchester United (7:45pm)
Thursday 1 October: Brentford vs Fulham (5:30pm)
Thursday 1 October: Liverpool vs Arsenal (7:45pm)

Carabao Cup round four draw

  • Liverpool vs Arsenal
  • Burnley vs Manchester City
  • Brentford vs Fulham
  • Everton vs West Ham
  • Aston Villa vs Stoke
  • Tottenham vs Chelsea
  • Newport vs Newcastle
  • Brighton vs Manchester United

Newport County certainly love a cup run, and this time they have made the fourth round of this competition for the first time ever.

They took on newly relegated Watford, who are also one of the favourites for promotion back to the big time.

It was the League Two that shocked fans up and down the nation, winning 3-1 against the Championship outfit.

Brentford also caused a surprise on Tuesday night, beating West Brom, who pipped the Bees to the Championship runners up position last season.

Thomas Frank’s side came back from behind twice before beating the Premier League side 5-4 on penalties in the Carabao Cup.

There were also a huge scorelines, new £75.8m Chelsea signing Kai Havertz produced a hat-trick in a romping 6-0 win for the Blues over Championship side Barnsley.

Havertz failed to get on the scoresheet for his first two games for Chelsea, previously playing Liverpool, Klopp’s side winning 2-0, and a debut in Lampard’s side 3-1 victory against Brighton.

Their was also a surprise in Joelinton getting on the scoresheet for Newcastle in their 7-0 win against Morecambe, scoring two in a single match for Steve Bruce’s side since his Hoffenheim days a few years ago.

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool and his much changed side, majority of the starting lineup youngsters, ended up coming away from League One Lincoln City with a 7-2 win.

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