EFL Cup quarter-final draw : North London derby awaits Arsenal and Tottenham


Arsenal will host Tottenham in a north London derby in the EFL Cup quarter-final at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners beat Blackpool 2-1 thanks to goals from Stephan Lichtsteiner and Emile Smith Rowe. Matteo Guendouzi saw red in the second half and Paudie O’Connor got one back before he too received his marching orders late on.

Unai Emery’s side are rewarded with another home tie against Spurs, who overcame West Ham 3-1 at at the London Stadium to set up a mouthwatering clash in the League Cup.

Heung-min Son scored twice and a volley from Fernando Llorente gave Spurs a vital win over their London rivals, with Lucas Perez grabbing the consolation for the Hammers.

Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea will host Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge after beating Frank Lampard’s Derby County side 3-2.

The EFL Cup quarter-final draw in full:

Arsenal v Tottenham

Chelsea v Bournemouth ​

Leicester/Southampton v Fulham/Man City

Middlesbrough v Burton

It took two own goals from Fikayo Tomori and Richard Keogh to twice give the Blues the lead after being pegged back by strikes from Jack Marriott and Martyn Waghorn, before Cesc Fabregas hit the winner late in the first half.

Bournemouth meanwhile beat Norwich 2-1 on Tuesday and have been rewarded with a trip to their Premier League rivals to fight for a spot in the last four.

Tony Pulis had the last laugh against former club Crystal Palace as Lewis Wing’s goal gave Middlesbrough a 1-0 win at the Riverside Stadium.

The Teesiders have been drawn at home to League One side Burton Albion, who sent Nottingham Forest crashing out on Tuesday.