EFL Increases The Number Of Substitutes In The Carabao Cup Semi-Finals

In the statement,EFL says;

“Following consultation with the four Clubs remaining in the Carabao Cup (Manchester United, Brentford, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur), nine Substitutes can now be named the match day Squad, with 5 permitted to take to the field during the 90 minutes and extra time if applicable.”

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The EFL has also added that, “each team is allowed to amaximum of three opportunities (excluding half time, Full-time and half time of extra-time) to make substitutions during normal time.However, if a tie goes to extra time, an additional opportunity to use a substitute (s) will also be permitted but only from the 5 Substitutes allowed.”

The EFL has also revealed that ‘due to the out break of Covid-19 and congested fixture schedule,the Carabao Cup Semi-Finals will be single-legged and go to extra time and penalties if required.’

The semi finals and Final will also involve the use of Video Assistant Referees (VAR).

Carabao Cup Semi-Finals Results:

Yesterday,5th January 2021

Tottenham Hotspur 2-0  Brentford

Tottenham Hotspur goals were scored by Mousa Ssisoko and Hueng Min Son to reach the Final.

Today’s Carabao cup Semi Final fixture:

Manchester United vs  Manchester City at Old Trafford (10:45 pm).


Frank Fremer is a seasoned journalist, blogger and political analyst for over a decade in Uganda

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