Manchester City and Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are set to square off in a thrilling Carabao Cup fourth-round matchup.
After the third round of the EFL Cup was over on Thursday night, the Premier League rivals were paired up against one another.
The draw included 16 teams, including the ten clubs from the top division.
Burnley was the opponent for Manchester United, who finished the round by defeating Aston Villa 4-2 at Old Trafford.
Newcastle, that has been playing very well, will face Bournemouth, the former club of Newcastle’s manager Eddie Howe.
Julen Lopetegui, the newly appointed manager of Wolves, will host League Two team Gillingham. This will be the former Spain coach’s inaugural game in charge.
Southampton and Lincoln City drew their League Two matchup at St. Mary’s.
At Ewood Park, Nottingham Forest, who on Wednesday eliminated Tottenham from the cup, will take on Blackburn, a leading contender in the Championship.
While MK Dons will visit Milton Keynes to play Leicester City.
Additionally, Brighton, who eliminated Premier League leaders Arsenal, will go to the Valley to play League Two team Charlton.
On December 19 is when the fourth-round games are anticipated to take place, only days after the World Cup final in Qatar.
With four of the last five league cup victories, Manchester City will have the advantage of playing Liverpool at home.
Dion Dublin, a pundit, said on the delectable cup match: “It’s the tie of the round.”
“I don’t think either side would’ve wanted that tie.”
“But, you know, big game. If you wanna things, you’ve got to beat the best.”
A familiar face will attempt to defeat the inconsistent Manchester United when Burnley pays a visit to Old Trafford.
Vicent Kompany, a former captain of Man City, is currently in charge of the Clarets and has excelled during his first campaign at Turf Moor.
Manchester City F.C.
With eight league titles, six FA Cups, eight League Cups, six FA Community Shields, and one European Cup Winners’ Cup under its belt, Manchester City is the sixth most successful in English football.
With 50 significant men’s first-team awards, Liverpool FC is one of the most successful football clubs in the world.
With eight victories and four second-place finishes in the Carabao Cup, Liverpool, the 2022 finalist, tops the list of all-time winners of the competition.
Premier League giants Manchester City (6), Manchester United (4), Liverpool (4) and Chelsea (3) between them won 17 editions of the competition between 2000 and 2022.
Tough Test For Vincent Kompany At Old Trafford
Manchester United defeated Unai Emery’s Aston Villa in a wild match to advance to the EFL Cup’s round of 16.
In the second half, Villa again seized the lead, but United answered with goals from Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.
United took the lead for the first time on a late deflected shot from Bruno Fernandes, and Scott McTominay added the fourth in stoppage time.
In the following round of the Carabao Cup, Manchester United will be an opponent. With their victory over Aston Villa at Old Trafford, United advanced to the fourth round.
Erik Ten Hag is known to be a fan of the idea of competing in the Carabao Cup.
The Dutchman has made it quite apparent on numerous occasions that he wants to win every game for United.
Following United’s victory over Aston Villa, the draw is being done. The other teams still in the competition as well as United’s opponent will be revealed.
Carabao Cup Fourth Round Draw in full
Wolves vs Gillingham
Southampton vs Lincoln
Blackburn vs Nottingham Forest
Newcastle United vs Bournemouth
Manchester City vs Liverpool
Manchester United vs Burnley
MK Dons vs Leicester City
Charlton Athletic vs Brighton