Carabao Cup fourth spherical: Tottenham vs Chelsea tie confirmed

Tottenham have been awarded a bye into the Carabao Cup fourth spherical, with Leyton Orient pressured to forfeit their round-three tie.

Jose Mourinho’s males will now host Chelsea in a London Derby.

The unique fixture between Spurs and Orient was referred to as off on Tuesday, after a number of Leyton gamers examined optimistic for COVID-19.

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“In accordance with Carabao Cup Guidelines, Tottenham Hotspur have been awarded with a bye to progress to Spherical 4 of the Carabao Cup and can now play Chelsea on Tuesday 29 September,” an EFL assertion on Friday learn.

It added that “the EFL Board has decided that consistent with Carabao Cup Rule 5.1, the Membership was unable to fulfil its obligations to finish the fixture by advantage of the Council’s order and shall due to this fact forfeit the tie.”

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Different spherical 4 fixtures have been since confirmed, with Liverpool set to conflict with Arsenal and holders Manchester Metropolis away at Burnley.

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