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The newest of the English competitions, the EFL Cup provides giant-killings, drama and shocks galore. Containing the 92 clubs in the Football League, the competition mixes experienced players with younger ones, only adding to the tournament’s unpredictable nature. Well, unpredictable for some…
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Our Carabao Cup match previews cover every single game and are posted two to three days before each game kicks off. For midweek matches, predictions will be available from Monday evening. By posting our Carabao Cup tips early, we make sure we get the best value from the bookmakers while also giving you plenty of time to digest our predictions.
Your first port of call should be our free bets page, where you can compare the best offers from all the top bookmakers.
It also pays to be informed before placing a bet – particularly on a big tournament like this where so much information is available. This means it’s important you look at our Carabao Cup betting tips for all the best insight. If you’d also like previews for other competitions, make sure to check out our match predictions page.
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Here are all the key dates for this season’s EFL Cup:
13 August 2019 – Round One
27, 28 August – Round Two
24, 25 September – Third Round
29, 30 October – Fourth Round
17, 18 October – Quarter-finals
7, 8 January 2020 – Semi-finals, 1st leg
28, 29 January – Semi-finals, 2nd leg
1 March – Final
So, who’s in the EFL Cup? The competition contains all 92 clubs in the English Football League. The first round is made up of 24 clubs from League Two, 24 from League One and 22 from the Championship. In the second round, 13 Premier League clubs (those not involved in European competition) enter the fray along with two Championship sides. The 7 remaining Premier League clubs then enter in the third round.
UK viewers can watch the Carabao Cup on Sky Sports. Highlights are available on Channel 5. You can also catch matches on bet365’s live streaming service – a great way to follow the action and bet at the same time. For all this week’s matches, check out our Live Football on TV page.
Since its inception in 1960, Liverpool have won the League Cup most often with eight wins. They are followed by Manchester City on six, while three teams (Manchester United, Aston Villa and Chelsea) have won five times.
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