City remain League Cup favs – big boys land good draw

Manchester City remain favourites for the League Cup after being handed a favourable draw in the last 16.

Indeed the top-five in the betting – City, holders Man United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham were all kept apart after sealing their place in the fourth round.

City, who are now 7/2 to lift the trophy, were forced to work hard for their win over West Brom, and their reward is a tie with the other Black Country outfit Wolves.

Holders United – rated at 9/2 – overcame Burton, and have now been handed an all Premier League clash as they travel to Swansea City.

Likewise Chelsea also have Premier League opponents with Everton travelling to Stamford Bridge.

There is also an all London affair at Wembley as Tottenham will welcome rivals West Ham United.

Championship promotion contenders Leeds and Middlesbrough have both been handed away ties to Premier League clubs with trips to Leicester and Bournemouth respectively.

Bristol City will host Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace, whilst Arsenal’s reward for beating Doncaster is another home clash, this time against Norwich.

Fourth round draw in full: 
Spurs v West Ham
Bristol City v Crystal Palace
Swansea v Man Utd
Arsenal v Norwich City
Chelsea v Everton
Man City v Wolves
Leicester v Leeds United
Bournemouth v Middlesbrough

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