Arsenal have been handed the sweetest League Cup quarter-final draw with a home tie against League One Sunderland.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Cedric Soares after scoring their side's second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 26: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Cedric Soares after scoring their side’s second goal during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on October 26, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s reward for beating Leeds United at the Emirates in the Carabao Cup this week has been a quarter-final draw against Sunderland, at the Emirates once again.

The tie will take place in the week beginning 20 December.

Carabao Cup Quarter Final draw in full

  • Arsenal vs Sunderland
  • Brentford vs Chelsea
  • Liverpool vs Leicester
  • Tottenham vs West Ham

Arsenal vs Sunderland head-to-head

Arsenal and Sunderland have played each other 153 times.

  • Arsenal wins: 62
  • Draws: 41
  • Sunderland wins: 50

The sides have not played each other since 16 May 2017 when Arsenal won 2-0 at the Emirates.

Arsenal and Sunderland have played each other three times previously in the League Cup:

  • 4 September 1968 – Arsenal 1 Sunderland 0
  • 6 November 2002 – Arsenal 2 Sunderland 3
  • 25 October 2005 – Sunderland 0 Arsenal 3
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