Carabao Cup LIVE: Arsenal vs Leeds, Chelsea vs Southampton

LIVE – CARABAO CUP: Arsenal name a strong side to face Leeds for a place in the quarter-finals, while Saul Niguez finally gets another start for Chelsea against Southampton

  • The Carabao Cup round of 16 gets started tonight, with three games taking place
  • Arsenal host Leeds in an intriguing clash, while Southampton travel to Chelsea
  • Meanwhile, Championship outfit Queens Park Rangers host Sunderland
  • Latest Carabao Cup news, including live action and results 

After a thrilling weekend of Premier League action, the Carabao Cup returns with 16 teams vying for a place in the quarter finals of this season’s competition.  

Mikel Arteta’s in-form Arsenal host Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium, having shaken off a slow start to the season to enjoy a seven-game unbeaten run.

Elsewhere, Chelsea will hope their superb translates in the cup as they host Southampton at Stamford Bridge, having smashed seven past Norwich on Saturday, while Queens Park Rangers take on League One’s Sunderland. 

Follow Sportsmail’s OLLIE LEWIS for build-up, team news and live Carabao Cup coverage from around the grounds this evening. 

Host commentator

Smith Rowe has picked out some of the bigger personalities in the dressing room that have inspired Arsenal’s run of seven games without defeat.

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The former Atletico Madrid star has started just once since switching from Spain this summer, and Tuchel has given the midfielder a chance to nail down a starting role with a strong outing against the Saints.

Trevoh Chalobah has been given a starting berth tonight and reports this week claim that the youngster is set for a contract extension at Stamford Bridge.

The defender has made a brilliant start to the season, and the club are keen to secure his future with his current deal expiring next summer.

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Plenty of changes for Mikel Arteta tonight, with captain Pierre Emerick Aubameyang not in the matchday squad after his star performance against Aston Villa.

Arteta believes that things are clicking into place for the striker, after a poor 2020-21 campaign.

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Hello and welcome to Sportsmail’s live coverage of Carabao Cup Round of 16 action!

Tonight we have three fixtures across London, with Arsenal hosting Leeds at the Emirates, while Chelsea take on Southampton and QPR face Sunderland.

Stay tuned as we build up towards tonight’s games, with live commentary from Arsenal as well as goal updates from Chelsea and QPR.

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