League Cup schedule set as Tottenham gets bye to meet Chelsea

League Cup schedule
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Tottenham Hotspur will meet Chelsea in one of five all-Premier League ties in next week’s fourth round of the League Cup.

Spurs were handed a bye into the round after Leyton Orient players tested positive for COVID-19 and Tuesday’s third-round match was unable to go forward.

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The all-London draw kicks off the fourth round as the only Tuesday fixture, one of eight meetings that run through Thursday’s 2:45 pm ET scrap between Liverpool and Arsenal.

That’s another subplot of this round, as Liverpool-Arsenal and Brighton-Manchester United are fixtures in this weekend’s Premier League, too.

There are three non-Premier League entrants in this round. League Two side Newport County meets Newcastle, while Championshp sides Brentford and Stoke City play Fulham and Aston Villa, respectively.

League Cup fourth round

Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea — 2:45 pm ET Tuesday
Newport County v Newcastle United — 12:30 pm ET Wednesday
Burnley v Manchester City — 2 pm ET Wednesday
Brighton v Manchester United — 2:45 pm ET Wednesday
Everton v West Ham United — 2:45 pm ET Wednesday
Brentford v Fulham — 12:30 pm ET Thursday
Aston Villa v Stoke City — 2 pm ET Thursday
Liverpool v Arsenal — 2:45 pm ET