Arsenal to face Tottenham in Carabao Cup

first_imgArsenal and Tottenham will face off in a mouthwatering north London derby in the pick of the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw.Both Spurs and the Gunners won their respective fourth-round ties on Wednesday.And they have now been drawn together in the fifth round of the competition.  Article continues below Editors’ Picks Man Utd ready to spend big on Sancho and Haaland in January Who is Marcus Thuram? Lilian’s son who is top of the Bundesliga with Borussia Monchengladbach Brazil, beware! Messi and Argentina out for revenge after Copa controversy Best player in MLS? Zlatan wasn’t even the best player in LA! “I think it’s an exciting game. Another derby. I always like to face big teams. It’s very good to face Unai Emery and all his staff,” Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino told  Sky Sports following the draw.”We are very good friends from Spain. A great manager and great coaching staff. It’s a massive challenge and I am so excited to play him. Added to that it’s a derby, so it will be fantastic.”Elsewhere, Chelsea and Bournemouth will make up another all-Premier League tie, with the Blues barely escaping against Frank Lampard and Derby County on Wednesday. League One side Burton Albion and Championship side Middlesbrough are the only two non-Premier League teams remaining in the competition, and they will face off in another quarter-final.The winner of Manchester City and Fulham will take on the winner of Leicester and Southampton in the final quarter-final round. Leicester City were set to face Southampton on Tuesday, but the match was postponed following the tragic death of Foxes chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha  in a helicopter crash.The Carabao Cup quarter-final matches will be played during the week commencing December 17.Full Carabao Cup quarter-final draw:  Arsenal vs TottenhamLeicester/Southampton vs Man City/FulhamMiddlesbrough vs Burton AlbionChelsea vs Bournemouthlast_img

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