Everything you need to know ahead of the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw.


Stamford Bridge, London. 


Wednesday 31 October after the conclusion of Chelsea’s fourth-round match against Derby County.

Jamie Redknapp and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink will be on hand to draw the balls.

Resulting ties will be played on the week commencing 17 December, with Sky Sports set to select matches for live coverage.

READ: City v Fulham | Match preview

READ: City v Fulham | Global TV coverage 

Is the draw on TV?

You can watch the draw unfold on Sky Sports Main Event once Chelsea v Derby is over. 

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City's involvement 

City face Fulham in the fourth round on Thursday as we look to secure our place in the quarter-finals. 

On Tuesday, Bournemouth beat Championship side Norwich 2-1 to book their place in the last eight, while Burton Albion beat Nottingham Forest 3-2.

Wednesday's fixtures are as follows: 

Arsenal v Blackpool

Chelsea v Derby 

West Ham v Tottenham 

Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace. 

Due to the tragic events at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening, Leicester City’s Round Four Carabao Cup tie with Southampton, scheduled for Tuesday 30 October, was postponed.  A rearranged date will be confirmed in due course.

Ball numbers

1 AFC Bournemouth

2 Burton Albion

3 Arsenal / Blackpool

4 Chelsea / Derby County

5 Middlesbrough / Crystal Palace

6 West Ham United / Tottenham Hotspur

7 Manchester City / Fulham

8 Leicester City / Southampton