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Carabao Cup 2018-19 Fourth Round: Chelsea To Face Derby (Full Fixtures & Dates)


The fourth round of this year’s Carabao Cup is set to be played at the end of October with the likes of Liverpool having crashed out at the hands of Chelsea.

Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham, however, have progressed.

Manchester United were stunned at the hands of a Derby County side led by former Chelsea player Frank Lampard, with the Championship edging out a penalty shootout victory after the game ended 2-2 in regular time.

Ahead of the next round of fixtures, Goal has your complete guide, including what teams are participating, as well as draw dates, game schedules and results.

All 92 clubs competing in the Premier League and the English Football League enter the 2018-19 EFL Cup, with participation distributed across the divisions.

The competition will be played over seven rounds, with single leg ties throughout, except in the semi-finals.

In round one, the draw will be split into northern and southern clubs with 22 Championship clubs and all League One and League Two clubs entering.

In the second round, the two remaining Championship clubs Swansea and Stoke (who finished 18th and 19th last season in the Premier League) as well as the Premier League clubs not involved in either the Champions League or Europa League will enter.

The likes of Arsenal, Burnley, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur entered the third round due to their participation in Europe.

Date Round Clubs entering in this round Clubs advancing from previous round No of games
August 14 First round (70 clubs) 24 clubs from EFL League Two
24 clubs from EFL League One
22 clubs from EFL Championship
N/A 35
August 27 Second round (50 clubs) 2 clubs from EFL Championship
13 Premier League clubs (not involved in European competition)
35 winners from first round 25
September 24 Third round (32 clubs) 7 Premier League clubs (involved in European competition) 25 winners from second round 16
October 30 Fourth round (16 clubs) No entries 16 winners from third round 8
December 17 Quarter-finals (8 clubs) No entries 8 winners from fourth round 4
January 7 & 21 Semi-finals (4 clubs) No entries 4 winners from fifth round 2
February 24 Final (2 clubs) No entries 2 winners from semi-finals 1

Carabao Cup 2018-19 fourth round

The draw for the fourth round of the Carabao Cup was made on September 29,

with West Ham hosting Tottenham at London Stadium and Manchester City playing Fulham at home.

Games selected for television coverage are Burton Albion vs Nottingham Forest and Chelsea vs Derby County.

Date Fixture
Oct 30 Bournemouth vs Norwich
Oct 30 Burton Albion vs Nottingham Forest
Oct 30 Leicester City vs Southampton
Oct 31 Arsenal vs Blackpool
Oct 31 Chelsea vs Derby County
Oct 31 West Ham vs Tottenham
Oct 31 Middlesbrough vs Crystal Palace
Nov 1 Manchester City vs Fulham