‘Good draw’, ‘Basically our academy players vs us’ – Man City fans react to Carabao Cup quarter-final draw

‘Good draw’, ‘Basically our academy players vs us’ – Man City fans react to Carabao Cup quarter-final draw
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The draw for the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup has been made after Manchester City became the last team to book their spot in the last eight on Thursday night thanks to a fine win over Liverpool.

Seven Premier League clubs are involved in the final eight, with just League One’s Charlton representing the Football League, after they stunned Brighton on Wednesday evening.

Plenty of big teams have already fallen, with the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and now Liverpool out of the competition, with the Reds falling to City on Thursday, losing 3-2 at the Etihad.

There is till plenty to look forward to in the quarter-final draw, though, with the question being, as it is almost every season: who can stop Man City in this competition?

Carabao Cup quarter-final draw

Manchester United vs Charlton Athletic
Southampton vs Manchester City
Nottingham Forest vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
Newcastle United vs Leicester City

The news was shared on Twitter by City Xtra and it attracted plenty of attention from the club’s supporters.

“Good draw”
Credit: @CastilloErling9

“Deserved charlton after our run but i’ll take it”
Credit: @mcfcadam10

“Basically our academy players vs us .”
Credit: @DxBruyn

“Same as FA CUP QF last season, boring, but I’ll take it .”
Credit: @David_Orsolic

“I want to say easy draw but guarantee they’ll play like prime Barca against us”
Credit: @BernardoTouch

“I can guarantee it’ll be harder than Liverpool and Chelsea”
Credit: @Erling_Era

When will the quarter-finals be played?


Round five is played in the week commencing 9 January.

The rest of the tournament sees the semi-finals played over two legs in the weeks commencing 23 and 30 January, then the final on Sunday 26 February.

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