Newcastle United will hope to book their place in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday night.
In a repeat of last year’s final. Eddie Howe’s side will be taking on Manchester United, hoping to make it through to the last eight. The clash at Old Trafford will be a chance for Newcastle to exact revenge on Erik ten Hag’s side and move a step closer to achieving silverware.
The club’s trophy drought is well-documented but have already come close to ending it during Howe’s time in charge. Having eliminated Manchester City in the previous round, a victory over Man United would help cement Newcastle’s hopes of lifting the Carabao Cup.
The likes of Aston Villa, Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur have already been dumped out of the competition, while there are guaranteed to be at least two EFL teams in the next round. Here is everything you need to know about the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw:
When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw?
The quarter-final draw will be conducted on Wednesday, November 1, The draw will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports News, following Newcastle’s clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford. With kick-off scheduled for 8.15pm, the draw can be expected to be around 10.15pm.
The ball numbers for the draw will also be confirmed on Wednesday, prior to the draw.
What are the ball numbers for the draw?
1. Port Vale
3. West Ham or Arsenal
4. Everton or Burnley
5. Chelsea or Blackburn
6. Ipswich or Fulham
7. Bournemouth or Liverpool
8. Manchester United or Newcastle
Key Carabao Cup dates
Quarter-finals – w/c December 18
Semi-finals (First leg) – w/c January 8
Semi-finals (Second leg) – w/c January 22
Final – Sunday, February 25
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