Carabao Cup draw LIVE! Man United to host Charlton as Man City face Southampton in quarter-finals

Carabao Cup draw LIVE! Man United to host Charlton as Man City face Southampton in quarter-finals

The quarter-final line-up for the Carabao Cup 2022/23 is set. Manchester City secured their place in the last eight on Thursday night after beating fierce rivals Liverpool 3-2 in a thrilling affair at the Etihad Stadium. The reward for that breathless victory was the trip against well-known opponents Southampton at next month’s St Mary’s.

Charlton Athletic were the only non-Premier League club in the quarter-finals and are next up for a tough challenge against Manchester United at Old Trafford after beating Premier League side Brighton on penalties following a goalless draw at The Valley on Wednesday night.

Two sides currently occupying places in the Premier League relegation zone – Nottingham Forest and Wolves – will also clash at the City Ground for a place in the semi-finals of English football’s second domestic cup competition, with Eddie Howes Newcastle also hosting Leicester in a fast Replay of their next league fixture which will be played at King Power Stadium on Boxing Day.

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Draw in full

Manchester United vs Charlton

Southampton versus Manchester City

Nottingham Forest vs Wolves

Newcastle vs Leicester

The Carabao Cup quarter-finals will take place in the week beginning January 9th.


Nottingham Forest vs Wolves


Southampton versus Manchester City


Manchester United vs Charlton


Let’s start with the draw…


Charlton is the only non-premier league team still in the Carabao Cup draw.

The third-rate contenders stunned top division side Brighton after a goalless penalty shoot-out on Wednesday, while Manchester United brushed aside Burnley and Nottingham Forest were big away winners at Championship Blackburn.

On Tuesday Leicester won at MK Dons and there were victories over Lincoln and Bournemouth for Southampton and Newcastle respectively. Wolves are also still in the hat after beating lower-league Gillingham 2-0.


Kevin De Bruyne was also the target for hefty Guardiola praise after another superb display against Liverpool that included two perfect assists.


Sky apparently wanted to get interviews with both managers before the draw.

Guardiola has just finished his speech so we should be on our way shortly.

Pep full of praise for Rico Lewis, by the way. Well deserved – a great performance by the 18-year-old tonight.


Liverpool injury update

Jurgen Klopp has just spoken to Sky Sports and confirmed James Milner felt his hamstring before the first-half exit, with hopes it’s only minor.

He reveals Trent Alexander-Arnold is out due to illness and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was also struggling before yesterday.

Virgil van Dijk trained as planned today after his World Cup return.

Only Ibrahima Konate is said to be coming back now. He is expected in Kirkby next week.

Van Dijk, Alisson and Alexander-Arnold should all be fit to face Aston Villa on Boxing Day.

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