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Carabao Cup draw: Manchester City to host holders Liverpool

Eight-time winners Manchester City will host holders Liverpool in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Gillingham, the lowest-ranked side left in the competition, face Wolves at Molineux in what will be Julen Lopetegui’s first match in charge of the Premier League side.

Manchester United host Vincent Kompany’s Burnley after beating Aston Villa 4-2 in the third round.

The matches will be played in the week commencing 19 December.

Reigning Premier League champions City, who have won the trophy six times in the last eight seasons, knocked Chelsea out with a comfortable victory on Wednesday while Liverpool beat Derby on penalties.

Eddie Howe’s Newcastle will take on his former side Bournemouth in the second of two all-Premier League ties while Southampton and Brighton will face League One opponents Lincoln City and Charlton, respectively.

The matches will take plays just days after the World Cup final in Qatar, before the Premier League returns on Boxing Day.

Full draw:

Wolves v Gillingham

Southampton v Lincoln City

Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest

Newcastle v Bournemouth

Manchester City v Liverpool

Manchester United v Burnley

MK Dons v Leicester

Charlton v Brighton

Source: BBC SPORTS

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