Arsenal set for a tricky trip to Sheffield Wednesday in the next round of the Capital One Cup

Arsenal earned a hard-fought victory against arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday evening to progress to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup. 

Mathieu Flamini scored both of Arsenal's goals as they held on for a 2-1 success, a result that guaranteed them a spot in the draw for the next stage of the competition.
The Gunners were solid throughout the clash despite Arsene Wenger opting to select a weakened side for the most recent edition of the north London derby. While the Capital One Cup may not be at the top of Arsenal's priorities this season, they will be keen to perform well in both of the domestic cup competitions this season.

In the fourth round of the tournament, Arsenal will face a potentially difficult trip to Sheffield Wednesday after the Owls earned a 1-0 victory away at Newcastle United. Lewis McGugan was the hero as the Championship side secured a Premier League scalp, although the Magpies have been struggling to adapt under new manager Steve McClaren.
Hillsborough is always a difficult place to go and the Gunners will need to be at their very best if they are to guarantee progression past Wednesday in the next round. Arsenal, who have won the FA Cup in each of the past two seasons, are at the time this article was produced 11/2 to win the 2015/16 Capital One Cup - something that they have not managed to do since 1993.

The Gunners will be looking forward to their upcoming fixture, which will take place during the week commencing October 26th, and will believe that they can go on to progress throughout the competition. Wenger's era is slowly coming to an end and the Frenchman will be looking to sign off with a trophy. While this may not be the number one priority, Arsenal fans certainly wouldn't say no to a good cup run.

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