Chelsea date for Carabao Cup third round tie against Liverpool has been announced

Chelsea's Carabao Cup third round tie date against Liverpool has been announced after some delays. The Reds will host Chelsea on Wednesday,
September 26 with a 7.45pm kick-off.
It was reportedly stated that there was a delay in confirming the fixture with the complication of Everton having also been drawn at home in the competition.

Maurizio Sarri side will play at West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday, September 23 and had wanted the Liverpool tie played on the Wednesday. But, Everton will face Arsenal on september 23 in the Premier League at emirate stadium, Chelsea also wanted their Carabao Cup tie on the same date.

Report revealed that a compromise has now been reached, and Everton will host Southampton the following week on Tuesday, October 2. That is the same night as Champions League games, but with UEFA having stop rules of not allowing domestic fixtures to take place on scheduled European nights, the switch has been made possible.

This weekend, Chelsea will host Cardiff City and will prepare to build on their opening four match victories to the season under former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri.

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