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Liverpool Draw Leeds United in League Cup Quarter Final

Former enemies reignite their rivalry.

Jack Charlton and Paul Madeley of Leeds and Larry Lloyd and Kevin Keegan of Liverpool

A battle of the B-sides at Anfield on Tuesday night saw Liverpool come out on top against Tottenham, and the Reds will face an old enemy in the quarter finals.

Former powerhouse Leeds United have struggled since their financial troubles and subsequent relegation from the top division in 2004, languishing in League 1 for several seasons, before establishing themselves as a midtable Championship side in recent years. The Whites are performing at a similar level currently, sitting 10th in their division with 20 points from 14 matches. Their main goal threat will be Kiwi target man Chris Wood, who has netted nine goals in seventeen appearances. The Peacocks arrive in the quarter finals on the back of two penalty shootouts and two 1-0 wins.

The two sides have not met since the 2009 season - also in the League Cup - with the Reds victorious on that occasion. Leeds have not beaten Liverpool since 2001, eight meetings ago.

In the remaining quarter finals, West Ham will travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United, Hull will host Newcastle, and Arsenal and Southampton will meet at The Emirates.

The round will be played on Tuesday the 29th and Wednesday the 30th of November.

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