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.”
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).