League Cup draw: League Two Shrewsbury Town handed enormous Chelsea task as Liverpool host Swansea in fourth round

Holders Manchester City face fellow Premier League side Newcastle and Stoke host Southampton

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Shrewsbury Town, the lowest ranked team left in the Capital One Cup have been drawn against Premier League side Chelsea in the fourth round.

League Two Shrews, who knocked out Championship side Norwich in the last round, host a Blues side who were 2-1 winners over Bolton on Wednesday night.

Holders Manchester City, who thumped Sheffield Wednesday 7-0 at the Etihad will play Newcastle in an all Premier League affair after the Magpies beat Crystal Palace after extra time.

Liverpool, who progressed after a marathon 14-13 penalty shootout win over Middlesbrough on Tuesday night, take on Swansea in another contest between two top flight clubs.

Stoke host in-form Southampton at the Britannia while Tottenham are at home to Brighton, who were 3-0 winners at Burton.

The other fourth round ties see Sheffield United travel to MK Dons, Bournemouth host West Brom and Fulham play Derby.

The ties will take place on October 28th and 29th.

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