Cinderella, shine up your shoes: The League Cup draw has been very kind to you.
Lower tier sides are in abundance for the Round of 16, with League Two’s Crawley Town and Colchester United joined by League One sides Burton Albion, Oxford United, and Sunderland.
Remarkably — fix alert! — 10 of 11 Premier League teams were drawn against top-flight opposition, and there are some crackers here:
Manchester United will visit Chelsea.
Liverpool hosts Arsenal.
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That means that at least one League Two side and one League One side will make the quarterfinals, as Oxford United hosts Sunderland and Colchester United visits Crawley Town!
One club is now four wins from getting its name etched into history, the other 15 teams left to pretend they don’t care about this particular trophy as the League Cup draw was held on Wednesday.
The matches will be played the week of Oct. 28.
League Cup fourth round draw
Manchester City v. Southampton
Aston Villa v. Wolves
Everton v. Watford
Chelsea v. Manchester United
Crawley Town v. Colchester United
Oxford United v. Sunderland
Burton Albion v. Leicester City
Liverpool v. Arsenal