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Holders to face Bristol City, Arsenal get a derby clash in EFL Cup quarters

Holders to face Bristol City, Arsenal get a derby clash in EFL Cup quarters MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - AUGUST 13: Anthony Martial of Manchester United celebrates scoring his sides third goal with Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on August 13, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)

EFL holders Manchester United have been drawn away to Championship side Bristol City in the quarter-finals of the competition.

The Red Devils, who beat Southampton 3-2 in last season’s final to lift the trophy, will head to Ashton Gate next month to face the only lower-league side left in the competition.

Bristol City have already overcome three top-flight clubs to make it to this stage, most recently thrashing Crystal Palace 4-1 in the West Country on Tuesday night.

Elsewhere, Arsenal will play host to West Ham United in another London derby showdown, while top-flight leaders Manchester City – taken all the way to penalties by Wolverhampton Wanderers in round four – head to Leicester City.

Five-time winners Chelsea are to face Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge, meanwhile, in the third of the all-Premier League ties.

The draw was yet again shrouded in controversy as it was delayed by nearly two hours due to “technical difficulties”

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