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Capital One Cup Round 4 preview

26 October 2015

The Capital One Cup returns this week with 16 teams competing in Round 4 of the competition.

Wembley is edging nearer, and the competition is more than heating up. Here’s a look at the Fourth Round ties (kick-off times are 7.45pm unless stated):

Tuesday 27th October

Everton v Norwich City
Hull City v Leicester City
Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal (live on Sky Sports)
Stoke City v Chelsea

Wednesday 28th October

Liverpool v Bournemouth (live on Sky Sports)
Manchester City v Crystal Palace
Southampton v Aston Villa
Manchester United v Middlesbrough (8.00pm)



Tuesday night sees Sky Bet Championship duo Sheffield Wednesday and Hull City in action.

Read more: Hull City's Moses Odubajo confident ahead of Capital One Cup clash with Leicester City

While the latter welcome Leicester to the KC Stadium, the Owls face Arsenal for the 128th time in history in a match live on Sky Sports, but this will be the first clash between the two since May 2000.

They’ve met five times in the League Cup over the years - the most recent of which coming in November 1995 - and all five have been won by the Gunners, including the 1993 Final.

Read more: Final memories - David Seaman on the 1993 League Cup Final

Elsewhere on Tuesday, Norwich City visit Everton and Chelsea take on Stoke, who they’ve lost only once to since October 1995.

The other Championship side left in the competition, Middlesbrough, are in action on Wednesday when they visit Manchester United for an 8pm kick-off.

The other three games are 7.45pm kick-offs, and the Sky Sports cameras will be at Anfield for Liverpool versus Bournemouth.

Read more: Sky Sports announce Capital One Cup Round 4 selections

Both needed spot-kicks to advance in Round 3 - Liverpool were taken all the way to a shoot-out by Sky Bet League 2 side Carlisle United, while the Cherries saw off Preston North End on penalties after a 2-2 draw.

Aston Villa go to Southampton in the other Round 4 tie on Wednesday, with Kevin MacDonald in charge after they parted company with manager Tim Sherwood on Sunday.

Match Official Appointments

The match officials appointed to Capital One Cup Round 4 matches have been announced.

Click here to see who's on duty in the Fourth Round of the Capital One Cup

Round 5 draw

The draw for the next round of the competition will be made live on Sky Sports following Wednesday's televised Fourth Round fixture between Liverpool and Bournemouth.

Don't miss it!

We'll be covering Round 4 of the Capital One Cup on social media - follow @CapitalOne_Cup on Twitter and like Facebook.com/LeagueCup.

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