Mourinho, Guardiola to face off in League Cup

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was handed a speedy reunion with Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola in Wednesday's English League Cup fourth-round draw.

Guardiola's City won 2-1 when he reprised his rivalry with Mourinho earlier this month and they will meet again at Old Trafford in late October when a place in the League Cup quarter-finals will be at stake.   -  reuters

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was handed a speedy reunion with Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola in Wednesday's English League Cup fourth-round draw.

Guardiola's City won 2-1 when he reprised his rivalry with Mourinho earlier this month and they will meet again at Old Trafford in late October when a place in the League Cup quarter-finals will be at stake.

United booked its spot in the fourth round with a 3-1 win at third-tier Northampton Town on Wednesday, while City prevailed 2-1 at Swansea City.

In the round's other stand-out ties, Tottenham Hotspur was handed a trip to Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool, while Chelsea was drawn to face London rival West Ham United.

Sunderland will visit Southampton in the remaining all-Premier League tie.

English League Cup fourth-round draw made on Wednesday (ties to be played October 25-26):

West Ham United v Chelsea

Manchester United v Manchester City

Arsenal v Reading

Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur

Bristol City v Hull City

Leeds United v Norwich City

Newcastle United v Preston North End

Southampton v Sunderland

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