Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Rodgers to face former club in League Cup fourth round

SoccerNews in General Soccer News 24 Sep 2014


Liverpool have been drawn at home to Swansea City in one of three all-Premier League clashes in the fourth round of the League Cup.

Brendan Rodgers’ men scraped through a third-round tie against Middlesbrough on Tuesday, courtesy of a dramatic penalty shootout at Anfield that ended 14-13, equalling the record for the highest-scoring spot-kick contest in English professional football.

And the reward for Rodgers is a clash against his former club.

Holders Manchester City, who scored seven unanswered second-half goals to beat 10-man Sheffield Wednesday 7-0 and advance to round four on Wednesday, will face Newcastle United.

In the other top-flight encounter, Sunderland’s third-round conquerors Stoke City play Southampton, who registered an impressive 2-1 win at the Emirates Stadium to beat Arsenal.

League Two Shrewsbury Town, who shocked Norwich City 1-0 on Tuesday, welcome Premier League leaders Chelsea to New Meadow.

Jose Mourinho’s side booked their place in round four with a 2-1 win over Bolton Wanderers.

Bournemouth’s reward for beating Cardiff City is a home tie against West Brom, who scored two goals in the last three minutes to beat Hull 3-2 on Wednesday.

After seeing off Nottingham Forest 3-1, Tottenham face another Championship side in Brighton and Hove Albion, who were 3-0 winners at Burton Albion.

The other ties are an all-Championship contest between Fulham and Derby County and a League One clash featuring MK Dons and Sheffield United.

All ties are to be played during the week commencing October 27.

The draw in full:

Tottenham v Brighton and Hove Albion
Stoke City v Southampton
Bournemouth v West Brom
Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea
Liverpool v Swansea City
MK Dons v Sheffield United
Manchester City v Newcastle United
Fulham v Derby County


SoccerNews is news blog for soccer with comprehensive coverage of all the major leagues in Europe, as well as MLS in the United States. In addition we offer breaking news for transfers and transfer rumors, ticket sales, betting tips and offers, match previews, and in-depth editorials.

You can follow us on Facebook: or Twitter: @soccernewsfeed.



Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
Live Scores


Betting Guide Advertisement


  • Football_888sport betting �
Become a Writer
More More