Fourth Round Draw: Arsenal Given Easy Nut to Crack

Fourth Round Draw: Arsenal Given Easy Nut to Crack
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Being one of the eleven Premier League teams that escaped crashing out at the third round of the Carabao Cup, Arsenal joined their counterparts to find out who they will be playing next.

The Gunners qualified for tonight's Carabao Cup fourth round draw having recorded a 3-1 win over Brentford in midweek. It was an easy sail for them as the trashed the lower division side at the Emirates Stadium.

Shortly before the visitors got a consolation goal via a free-kick, hero of the day, Danny Welbeck had scored the first two goals for Arsenal.

Alexandre Lacazette came in as a substitute to seal it all up with a stoppage time goal leading to a comfortable win for Unai Emery, the boys and we the fans.

The draw for the Carabao Cup fourth round has now been concluded and Arsenal have gotten an easy opponent. We will be playing against Blackpool United. and it will be on our own ground once again.

The fixtures for this stage of the competition will take place in the week commencing October 29. Below is a list of fixtures for the Carabao Cup fourth round.

Manchester City vs Fulham

AFC Bournemouth vs Norwich City

Arsenal vs Blackpool

Leicester City vs Everton/Southampton

West Ham United vs Tottenham Hotspur

Middlesbrough vs Crystal Palace

Chelsea vs Derby County

Burton Albion vs Nottingham Forest
Arsenal were in the final of this competition last season. Unfortunately, it was a disgraceful experience for us following a nasty result. Manchester City dealt us a massive 3-0 defeat.

With the kind of importance Emery has attached to the competition, we may just end up winning it come February.

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