When the Carabao Cup semi-final draw is as Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham look to progress – Football.London

The details for the Carabao Cup semi-final draw have now been confirmed as a host of London teams look to secure a spot in the final four of the tournament.

Arsenal welcome Sunderland to the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday evening as the Gunners look to win another trophy under Mikel Arteta this season.

Meanwhile, Brentford host Chelsea on Wednesday in an all-London derby, while Tottenham entertain West Ham United in another fierce clash between two teams from the capital.

Liverpool welcome Leicester City to Anfield in the other quarter-final – which will also be played on Wednesday night, just a few days before Christmas.

With all this being said, we know you will be keen to find out when the semi-final draw is taking place, with five London teams battling it out for a spot in the last four.

When is the Carabao Cup semi-final draw?

The draw for the semi-finals will take place following the conclusion of Tottenham versus West Ham on Wednesday evening – with the coverage being shown live on Sky Sports.

The draw will be presented by David Prutton, with Jamie Redknapp and Michael Dawson or Danny Gabbidon (dependant on the result of Spurs vs West Ham).

You can also catch the live draw being streamed from the official Carabao Cup Twitter page.



Mikel Arteta will be desperate to win another trophy at Arsenal this season
Mikel Arteta will be desperate to win another trophy at Arsenal this season

When will the Carabao Cup semi-finals take place?

The last four ties – Covid-dependent – are set to take place weeks commencing January 3/10, with the final due to happen on Sunday, February 27 at Wembley Stadium.

Early team news for the quarter-finals

Arsenal vs Sunderland: Arteta could be without defender Takehiro Tomiyasu after the Japan right-back was substituted off against Leeds United at the weekend with a muscular injury.

Pablo Mari and Albert Sambi Lokonga will both miss the match after testing positive for Covid-19 recently.

Tottenham vs West Ham United: Meanwhile, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Spurs could be without Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, who missed Sunday’s draw with Liverpool.

Antonio Conte will also be without long-term absentee Cristian Romero, while West Ham will be missing Vladimir Coufal after he picked up a red card against Arsenal last week.

Brentford vs Chelsea: For Chelsea, it is set to be another match where Thomas Tuchel has very little to choose from. The German could only name four outfield players on the bench for Sunday’s goalless draw with Wolves.

Brentford, though, could be handed a boost with Ivan Toney understood to have recovered from coronavirus and the striker could be in contention.

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