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Sky Sports announce televised matches for League Cup fourth round

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As in the third round, so in the fourth, Chelsea have once again not been picked for television in the League Cup.  Sky Sports have opted for Arsenal and Liverpool over Chelsea's trip to the Britannia on a cold Tuesday or Wednesday night.

Our match has been confirmed to take place on Tuesday, the 27th, which does result in one day less rest from the previous Saturday's cross-town trip to West Ham, but also gives us an extra day of rest with respect to the following weekend's opponents at Stamford Bridge, Liverpool (who play on Wednesday).  So that's probably a decent enough situation as far as rest and recovery are concerned -- though the way things are going, West Ham will prove a much tougher test than Liverpool.

While viewers in the UK will not be treated to Chelsea just like yesterday, there should be plenty of worldwide feeds, including, probably to India and on-demand to the USA via BeIN Sport Connect.  Now if only Comcast/Xfinity would finally work out a deal to allow its customers access to that service...