Carabao Cup 2020-21: Video games, Groups, Draw Dates, And Every part You Want To Know

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The 2020-21 edition of the Carabao Cup began in August when the Championship, League One and League Two teams competed in the competition.

Manchester City clinched their seventh Carabao Cup and third straight title after beating Aston Villa in last season's final in March.

goal has your complete guide including participating teams, full draw information, fixtures and results.

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Carabao Cup 2020-21 format

All 92 clubs of the Premier League and the English Football League will take part in the Carabao Cup 2020-21, with participation being distributed among the divisions.

The competition is played over seven rounds with one-legged ties. The previous two-legged tie for the semifinals was canceled in favor of one.

In the first round, the draw was divided into northern and southern clubs, with 22 championship teams and all clubs in the first and second leagues participating.

Carabao Cup 2020-21 final

The 2020-21 Carabao Cup final will be played on February 28, 2021 at Wembley Stadium.

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February 28
Semi-Final 1 Winner vs. Semi-Final 2 Winner

Carabao Cup 2020-21 semifinals

The semi-finals of the Carabao Cup 2020-21 will take place from January 4, 2021.

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January 4th (TBC)
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January 4th (TBC)
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Carabao Cup 2020-21 quarter-finals

The quarter-finals will be played in the week from December 21st.

Arsenal face Manchester City in what is arguably the best round, while Manchester United visit Everton.

Tottenham and Newcastle United play against Stoke City and Brentford.

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December 22
Brentford versus Newcastle United
December 22
Arsenal versus Manchester City
23rd of December
Stoke City versus Tottenham
23rd of December
Everton versus Manchester United

Carabao Cup 2020-21 fourth round

The draws in the fourth round took place in the week from September 28th.

Tottenham reached the quarter-finals against Chelsea on penalties, while Liverpool were outdone by Arsenal in the same way.

Man Utd beat Brighton 3-0, while Man City beat Burnley by the same result.

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September 29th
Tottenham 1-1 Chelsea (5-4 pins)
30. September
Newport County 1-1 Newcastle United (4-5 pins)
30. September
Burnley 0-3 Manchester City
30. September
Everton 4-1 West Ham
30. September
Brighton 0-3 Manchester United
October 1
Brentford 3-0 Fulham
October 1
Aston Villa 0-1 Stoke City
October 1
Liverpool 0-0 arsenal (4-5 pins)

Carabao Cup 2020-21 third round

Arsenal, Chelsea, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur were automatically registered for the third round due to their participation in European competitions.

Leyton Orient's game against Tottenham was abandoned because the home team announced positive cases of Covid-19. Spurs said goodbye for the fourth round.

The draw was held on September 6th and played in the week from September 21st.

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September 22
Leyon Orient A-A Tottenham (Spurs goodbye)
September 22
Newport County 3-1 Watford
September 22
West Brom 2-2 Brentford (4-5 pins)
September 22
West Ham 5-1 Hull City
September 22
Luton Town 0-3 Man Utd
September 23rd
Preston North End 0-2 Brighton
September 23rd
Chelsea 6-0 Barnlsey
September 23rd
Fleetwood Town 2-5 Everton
September 23rd
Fulham 2-0 Sheffield Wednesday
September 23rd
Leicester City 0-2 arsenal
September 23rd
Millwall 0-2 Burnley
September 23rd
Morecambe 0-7 Newcastle United
September 23rd
Stoke City 1-0 Gillingham
September 24th
Bristol City 0-3 Aston Villa
September 24th
Lincoln City 2-7 Liverpool
September 24th
Manchester City 2-1 Bournemouth

Carabao Cup 2020-21 second round

The second round of the Carabao Cup involved 50 teams, including Premier League clubs that do not participate in European competitions.

As in previous years, the draw was again divided into "northern" and "southern" sections. The draw for the second round took place on September 6th.

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September 15th
Bournemouth 0-0 Crystal Palace (pins 11-10)
September 15th
Bradford City 0-5 Lincoln City
September 15th
Burton Albion 1-3 Aston Villa
September 15th
Derby County 1-2 Preston North End
September 15th
Fleetwood Town 2-1 Port Vale
September 15th
Gillingham 1-1 Coventry City (5-4 pins)
September 15th
Leyton Orient 3-2 Plymouth Argyle
September 15th
Middlesbrough 0-2 Barnsley
September 15th
Millwall 3-1 Cheltenham Town
September 15th
Morecambe 1-0 Oldham Athletic
September 15th
Newcastle United 1-0 Blackburn Rovers
September 15th
Newport County 1-0 Cambridge United
September 15th
Oxford United 1-1 Watford (0-3 pens.)
September 15th
Read 0-1 Luton city
September 15th
Rochdale 0-2 Sheffield Wednesday
September 15th
West Ham United 3-0 Charlton Athletic
16th September
Bristol City 4-0 Northampton Town
16th September
Everton 3-0 Salford City
16th September
Ipswich Town 0-1 Fulham
16th September
Leeds United 1-1 Hull City (8-9 pens.)
16th September
Southampton 0-2 Brentford
16th September
West Brom 3-0 Harrogate Town
17th of September
Brighton 4-0 Portsmouth
17th of September
Burnley 1-1 Sheffield United (5-4 pins)
17th of September
Wolves 0-1 Stir up

Carabao Cup 2020-21 first round

70 clubs took part in the first round, including 24 teams from the second division (stage four), 24 from the first division (stage three) and 22 from the championship (stage two).

The draw was split between "northern" and "southern" sections. The teams were drawn against a team from the same section.

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29th August
Preston North End 4-0 Mansfield Town
29th August
Blackburn Rovers 3-2 Doncaster Rovers
29th August
Stoke City 0-0 Blackpool (5-4 pins)
29th August
Stevenage 3-3 Portsmouth (1-3 pins)
September 4th
Burton Albion 1-1 Accrington Stanley (4-2 pens)
September 4th
Middlesbrough 4-3 Shrewsbury Town
5th September
Derby County 0-0 barrow (3-2 pins)
5th September
Plymouth Argyle 3-2 Queens Park Rangers
5th September
Crawley Town 1-3 Millwall
5th September
Gillingham 1-0 Southend United
5th September
Bristol City 2-0 Exeter City
5th September
Walsall 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday (2-4 pens.)
5th September
Tranmere Rovers 1-1 Harrogate Town (7-8 pens)
5th September
Crewe Alexandra 1-2 Lincoln City
5th September
Huddersfield Town 0-1 Rochdale
5th September
Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Bradford City
5th September
Fleetwood Town 3-2 Wigan Athletic
5th September
Grimsby Town 1-1 Morecambe (3-4 pens.)
5th September
Scunthorpe United 1-2 Port Vale
5th September
Sunderland 0-0 Hull City (4-5 pins)
5th September
Salford City 1-1 Rotherham United (4-2 pins)
5th September
Barnsley 1-0 Nottingham Forest
5th September
Oldham Athletic 3-0 Carlisle United
5th September
Swindon Town 1-3 Charlton Athletic
5th September
Forest Green Rovers 1-2 Leyton Orient
5th September
Milton Keynes Dons 0-1 Coventry City
5th September
Peterborough United 0-1 Cheltenham Town
5th September
Northampton Town 3-0 Cardiff City
5th September
Luton Town 3-1 Norwich City
5th September
Birmingham City 0-1 Cambridge United
5th September
Newport County 2-0 Swansea City
5th September
Oxford United 1-1 Wimbledon (4-3 pins)
5th September
Reading 3-1 Colchester United
5th September
Ipswich Town 3-0 Bristol Rovers
September 6th
Brentford 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers (4-2 pens)

Carabao Cup 2020-21 on TV

In the UK, the Carabao Cup will be broadcast and broadcast live on Sky Sports.

In the US, the competition will be shown on ESPN channels.

Carabao Cup 2020-21 rules

As in the period 2019-20, Extra time will be canceled for all rounds with the exception of the final. If there is a tie at the end of regular time, there will be a tie.

This was introduced to limit "extra fatigue" issues as Carabao Cup matches are usually held midweek.

The trial of the ABBA penalty system has also been dropped, and the format for penalty shootouts has now been reset to the standard ABAB penalty order order.

The seed was also removed from the first two rounds.

Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) will continue to be used in games on Premier League grounds.

In addition, this is the first instance in which the winner qualifies for the play-offs of the brand new Europa Conference League instead of the second qualifying round of the Europa League.

All ties are played as individual legs.

Will away goals count in the Carabao Cup semi-finals?

If both teams are tied in the return leg of one of the semi-finals after the end of full-time, the game goes straight to a penalty shootout with one No away goal rule implemented – a rule that started in 2018-19.

Previously, the away goals rule was applied in the same way in the semi-finals as in the knockout rounds of the Champions League. For example, if the away team had scored a goal in the first leg that ended in a 1-1 draw while the second leg ended 0-0, that team would have moved on to the final decision thanks to the away goals rule.

Now such a rule is no longer taken into account and the stalemate in the second leg is ultimately decided by a penalty shoot-out.

Why is the League Cup called the Carabao Cup?

Until 2016, after the Football League was rebranded into the English Football League, the tournament was called the English Football League Cup (EFL Cup) instead of the League Cup.

Officially, the EFL Cup is known as the Carabao Cup, as the energy drink are the official sponsors of the tournament.

Before Carabao's sponsorship of the tournament from 2017 onwards, the competition was called the EFL Cup (2016-17), Capital One Cup (2012-13 to 2015-16), and Carling Cup (sponsored by Molson Coors from 2003-04) to 2011-12) Worthington Cup (sponsored by Worthington & # 39; s from 1998-99 to 2002-03) and the Coca-Cola Cup (from 1992-93 to 1997-98).

Carabao & League Cup previous winners

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Liverpool have won the Carabao Cup the most, taking their eighth place in 2012 when they beat Cardiff City on penalties.

Behind them is Man City, who won their seventh Carabao Cup in 2020 when they beat Aston Villa on penalties. Manchester United, Aston Villa and Chelsea have each won the Carabao Cup five times.

Tottenham and Nottingham Forest have each won the competition four times.

Lists only teams that have won the competition the most.