Carabao Cup quarter-final draw: Man Utd meets Charlton at home, Man City meets Southampton | Football news
Manchester United drew League One team Charlton at home in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals.
Charlton, the only non-Premier League team left in the league, arrived at Old Trafford after beating Premier League Brighton at home in the fourth round.
United, who beat Championship Burnley 2-0 at home on Wednesday night, are currently 57 places ahead of the Addicks in the league standings.
Eight-time champions Manchester City have been handed a trip to Southampton in the last eight behind Pep Guardiola’s side beat Liverpool holders at home in a thrilling 3-2 win.
Man City’s upcoming fixtures
- 5/1 – Chelsea vs Man City – Premier League
- 8/1 – Man City vs Chelsea – FA Cup 3rd round
- 11/10/1 – Southampton vs Man City – QF Carabao Cup
- January 14 – Man Utd vs Man City – Premier League
- January 19 – Man City vs Tottenham – Premier League
The Saints, who knocked out League One Lincoln in the fourth round, will be looking to stop City’s run to win the Carabao Cup for the seventh time in 10 years.
Newcastle face Leicester at home in the quarter-finals as the Warblers continue their quest for their first domestic trophy since 1955.
Eddie Howe’s side beat Bournemouth at St. James’ Park in round 4 while the Foxes easily overcame League One team MK Dons.
The remaining match in the eighth round sees Nottingham Forest and Wolves – both in the relegation zone of the Premier League – face each other at the City Ground.
Both sides beat EFL rivals in the fourth round as Forest won Championship Blackburn while Wolves overcame League Two Gillingham at Molineux.
Full Carabao Cup quarter-final draw
- Manchester United vs Charlton
- Southampton vs Man City
- Nottingham Forest vs Wolves
- Newcastle vs Leicester
The quarterfinals will be played during the week starting January 9.