Carabao Cup Quarter-final Draw: Aston Villa To Host Liverpool

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"The Carabao Cup, what we did tonight, if they don't find an appropriate place for us, not 3 am on Christmas Day, then we don't play it," said Jurgen Klopp.

Written By Abhishek Shetty | Mumbai | Updated On:
Carabao Cup quarter-final draw

Liverpool will next face Aston Villa for the Carabao Cup quarter-finals on December 17, 2019. Jurgen Klopp side were up against Arsenal in the Round of 16 on Wednesday. The Reds emerged victorious in the penalty shoot-out against the Gunners after the match ended in a 5-5 draw. Liverpool's last meeting with Aston Villa was on February 14, 2016, in which the Merseyside team showed no mercy to their opponents with six goals in a comprehensive victory. Both the sides will also clash on Matchday 11 of the Premier League at Villa Park on Saturday, November 2.

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Carabao Cup quarter-final draw

Both the teams have played a total of 191 games till now in which Liverpool have won 94 games and they have shared the spoils in 40 of them. Aston Villa have won 57 times. Danny Murphy's late winner helped Liverpool win in their last Carabao Cup match against Aston Villa in December 18, 2002. The Reds have a total of eight Carabao Cups to their name, which in itself is a very big record. However, the Mohamed Salah-led team will have a busy week during the quarter-finals as they are also set to travel to Qatar for their FIFA Club World Cup tie.

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After advancing to the quarter-finals stage, manager Jurgen Klopp warned that Liverpool will be forced to pull out from the Carabao Cup if the EFL does not come up with an appropriate date for the draw. The Merseyside manager said that the Premier League tells them that they will have to play in the Premier League, which they obviously do. But if the Carabao Cup does not come with an appropriate date and time for their clash with Aston Villa, then the Reds will not play.

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