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Southampton draw away tie at Chelsea in Carabao Cup fourth round

Saints have a tough game ahead of them in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup

Sheffield United v Southampton - Carabao Cup Third Round, Chelsea, Aston Villa, EFL Cup Photo by James Williamson - AMA/Getty Images

On Wednesday night, Southampton were drawn against last season’s Champions League winners Chelsea in the Carabao Cup fourth round.

Saints bested Championship side Sheffield United 4-2 on penalties on Tuesday evening after the score was level at 2-2 after 90 minutes.

Chelsea had to take a similar route to secure their position in the next round of the EFL Cup.

Thomas Tuchel’s side drew 1-1 at home against Aston Villa before defeating them in a penalty shootout on Wednesday.


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The tie will take place on either Tuesday 26th or Wednesday 27th October at Stamford Bridge just weeks after the league fixture scheduled for 2nd October.

Chelsea - Southampton is one of five all-Premier League fixtures in the next round.

Here is the full Carabao Cup fourth round draw:

Chelsea vs. Southampton
Arsenal vs. Leeds United
Stoke City vs. Brentford
West Ham United vs. Manchester City
Leicester City vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Burnley vs. Tottenham Hotspur
QPR vs. Sunderland
Preston North End vs. Liverpool