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LIVE, League Cup quarters: Leicester v. Man City headlines

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WATFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 21: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates scoring his sides second goal with Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City during the Premier League match between Watford and Manchester City at Vicarage Road on May 21, 2017 in Watford, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Two League Cup quarterfinals take place on Tuesday, with an all-Premier League tie between Leicester City and Manchester City taking center stage.

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For the second straight season Man City head to Leicester for the quarterfinal, with Pep Guardiola’s men beating the Foxes on penalty kicks last season on their way to a 3-0 win in the final against Arsenal. With Claude Puel under pressure after recent results, Leicester need a big win to reach the final four and inject new life into their 2018-19 campaign.

City have a strong starting lineup as both Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero start after time spent on the sidelines through injury, while Riyad Mahrez returns to play against his former club. Leicester have also named a strong team with Harry Maguire, Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfried Ndidi all starting.

Elsewhere, Middlesbrough is heavily favored against third-tier Burton Albion as Tony Pulis’ side are the hosts and will look to build from their solid start to the Championship season. Boro currently sit sixth in the second-tier table after a run of four games without a win, while Nigel Clough (a two-time League Cup winner as a player at Nottingham Forest) and Burton are 15th in League One.

Both games kick off at 2:45 p.m. ET.

Click the link above to follow the action, while we will have a wrap of everything that went on in the competition here at Pro Soccer Talk.

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