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When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw?

When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw?
Manchester City have reached the quarter-final stage of the Carabao Cup for the third consecutive season.

A 3-1 victory over Southampton in the fourth round booked Pep Guardiola’s side's place in the last eight, with Sergio Aguero netting a brace after Nicolas Otamendi headed home the opener.

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It means we’re three games away from a third consecutive final and here’s everything you need to know about the draw for the next stage.

When does the draw take place?

The quarter-final draw will be held on Thursday 31 October and is expected to begin at approximately 8.45am (GMT).

Where can I watch it?

Unlike previous rounds, the draw for the last eight will not be broadcast live on TV.

Instead, it will be conducted on The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2, where former City ‘keeper David James will be responsible for drawing the quarter-finalists.

When will the quarter-final tie be?

The game will be played in the week commencing Monday 16 December.

A specific date will be confirmed nearer the time.

Who can we face?

Colchester United, Everton, Leicester City and Oxford United have all booked their place in the quarter-finals alongside City.

A further three fourth round ties take place on Wednesday evening, when Liverpool, Arsenal, Aston Villa, Wolves, Chelsea and Manchester United will be bidding to progress.