Chelsea to Face Newcastle in EFL Cup as Man U, Arsenal Crash Out

Chelsea to Face Newcastle in EFL Cup as Man U, Arsenal Crash Out

Chelsea will have their hands full in the quarter-finals of this season’s EFL Cup as they have been pitched against in-form Newcastle United, who thrashed Manchester United 3-0 tonight to reach the last eight.

 

Recall that it was the same Newcastle United that eliminated last season’s treble winners Manchester City in the penultimate round.

 

In other quarter-final pairings, Everton, who eliminated Burnley 3-0 will tread tackles with Fulham, who defeated Ipswich 1-3.

 

Port Vale, who eliminated Mansfield will lurk horns with Middlesbrough, who came from behind to defeat Exeter 2-3.

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Liverpool will face fellow Premier League side West Ham in the quarter-finals. Cody Gakpo and Darwin Nunez scored as Liverpool defeated Bournemouth 2-1 while West Ham hammered Arsenal 3-1 to book a place in the last eight.

 

The quarter-final matches will take place on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.