‘Total fix and embarrassment’: West Ham fans furious with Carabao Cup draw


West Ham secured their spot in the quarter-finals of the in dramatic style, with the coming back from 2-0 down at Wembley Stadium to defeat Hotspur 3-2.

A brace from Andre Ayew, coming after half-time, drew Slaven Bilic’s side level before headed home a memorable winner, easing the pressure on the Croatian manager in the process.

Today, West Ham learned their opponents for the next round of the and, after severe delays, the ‘live’ draw was finally held behind the scenes and paired the with the other side in North London, Arsenal.

Supporters on social media were swiftly expressing their anger, with the draw taking place over an hour and a half later than originally planned, with some suggesting a fix as the ‘big four’ teams left in the avoided each other.

Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea all avoided each other in the draw, leading some fans to smell a rat.

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