League Cup 4th-round draw: City get Liverpool, United face Kompany's Burnley

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Manchester City and Liverpool were pitted against one another during Thursday's draw for the fourth round of the League Cup.

Manchester United were rewarded with a visit from Vincent Kompany's Burnley after emerging from an eventful third round, while Gillingham - who, in 22nd place of League Two, are the lowest-ranked team left in the competition - will travel to Premier League strugglers Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Meanwhile, Newcastle United are set to welcome Bournemouth to St. James' Park.

Full fourth-round draw:

  • Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Gillingham
  • Southampton vs. Lincoln City
  • Blackburn Rovers vs. Nottingham Forest
  • Newcastle United vs. Bournemouth
  • Manchester City vs. Liverpool
  • Manchester United vs. Burnley
  • MK Dons vs. Leicester City
  • Charlton Athletic vs. Brighton & Hove Albion

The matches are scheduled to take place the week of Dec. 19.

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