rsenal and Chelsea advance to the Carabao Cup quarter-finals as they both contemplate silver at the start of the 2021/22 campaign.
Chelsea appeared to be on course for victory over Southampton following Kai Havertz’s goal before the break, but Che Adams fought back and forced a penalty shootout, with Reece James hitting the decisive kick after costly misfires by Theo Walcott and Will Smallbone.
There was no such joy for QPR, who were beaten by League One Sunderland on penalties after a goalless draw.
The quarter-final roster will be completed on Wednesday, with West Ham facing incumbents Manchester City and Tottenham battling Burnley at Turf Moor.
Fit Liverpool travel to Championship Preston, while Brentford travel to Stoke and Leicester welcome Brighton.
When does the Carabao Cup draw take place?
The 2021/22 Carabao Cup quarter-finals draw takes place on Saturday, October 30, live on Sky Sports Soccer AM.
The teams draw will host Soccer AM and former midfielder Jimmy Bullard as well as actor Daniel Mays.
“I’m absolutely excited to be doing the draw, it’s a real honor. One of the proudest moments of my career was playing in the 2006 League Cup final with Wigan Athletic, ”said Bullard.
“Even though the result was not in our favor, playing a Cup final in front of my whole family and almost 70,000 fans was a very special occasion.
When does the Carabao Cup draw start?
The draw is scheduled to begin after 10:30 a.m. BST on Saturday morning.
How to watch the Carabao Cup draw
TV coverage: The draw is available live on Soccer AM, which airs on Sky Sports’ football and Premier League channels from 10:30 a.m.
Direct: Those with a Sky Sports subscription can also watch the draw live online through Sky Go.
Teams and ball numbers
West Ham or Manchester City
Ball numbers to be confirmed.
Carabao Cup meeting dates
The quarterfinals are scheduled to be played the week of December 20.