The Straits Times
Published on Sep 27, 2012

Manchester United to play Chelsea in League Cup


LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea will host Manchester United in the League Cup after the two clubs were drawn to play each other in the fourth round yesterday.

United, who have won the competition four times, beat Newcastle United 2-1 yesterday to set up the tie of the round against Chelsea, who trounced Wolverhampton Wanderers 6-0 in their third round clash.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will host his former club Swansea City and 2011 finalists Arsenal visit Reading.

Leeds United, who upset Everton on Tuesday, are at home to Southampton and Manchester City's conquerors Aston Villa travel to Swindon Town.