Liverpool vs Arsenal LIVE: Confirmed team news and Carabao Cup updates from Anfield

Liverpool host Arsenal in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup at Anfield with the two Premier League sides having only faced each other at the same venue on Monday night. Express Sport provides live updates as the two sides battle to be in tonight’s quarter-final draw.


Liverpool defeated Arsenal 3-1 in the Premier League at Anfield only on Monday night, producing a masterful performance in coming from behind to produce a reminder of their quality.

But tonight could be a completely different match-up with both teams expected to make widespread changes.

The two teams should be more alike the line-ups that were named in Liverpool’s 5-5 draw with Arsenal at this same stage of the same competition, and at the same venue, last season.

The Reds won 5-4 on penalties after a thrilling 90-minute goalfest on Merseyside.

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And Arsenal will be hoping for revenge as they seek a first League Cup triumph since 1993.

Their youthful side defeated another Premier League outfit in Leicester City at the King Power Stadium in the last stage.

Eight-time winners Liverpool were last triumphant in 2012, losing in the 2015 final to Manchester City, who have won the Carabao Cup in all of their last three campaigns.

The Premier League champions put seven past League One Lincoln City last week in round three.


  • The last eight of the Carabao Cup draw will find out their opponents this evening
  • The draw will be conducted after Liverpool’s fourth-round clash with Arsenal is concluded
  • The quarter-finals will be played the week commencing 21 December

Quarter-final draw ball numbers

1 – Everton

2 – Manchester City 

3 – Manchester United

4 – Newcastle United

5 – Tottenham Hotspur

6 – Aston Villa or Stoke City

7 – Brentford or Fulham

8 – Liverpool or Arsenal


Liverpool starting XI: Adrian, N Williams, R Williams, Van Dijk, Milner, Grujic, Jones, Wilson, Minamino, Jota, Salah

Arsenal starting XI: TBC @ 6.45pm

Liverpool bench: Kelleher, Gomez, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Origi, Elliott

Arsenal bench: TBC @ 6.45pm


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