Manchester United, Manchester City to meet in EFL Cup semi-finals

Man Utd looking to avoid matching 90-year-old losing record in derby

Tottenham will host Brentford in the other clash.

Holders Manchester City will face arch-rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup while Tottenham will host Championship side Brentford

City, who are bidding to win the trophy for a 4th year in succession and a 6th time in 8 years, were drawn to play away in what will be a one-legged last-four tie on January 5 or 6.

The Manchester derby is a repeat of in 2015’s two-legged semi-final, in which City dominated on aggregate regardless of losing thesecond match Pep Guardiola’s side went on to beat Aston Rental property in the final.

  • Manchester United v Manchester City
  • Tottenham v Brentford

City scheduled their last-four place with a 4-1 success over Arsenal on Tuesday while United, who are chasing after a 6th victory in the competition, joined them by scoring two times late on to beat Everton 2-0 on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho’s Spurs, who are bidding to win the cup for the first time since 2008, went through with a 3-1 success at Stoke, also on Wednesday.

They will handle the outsiders of the last 4 in Brentford, who have already beaten 4 Premier League sides in Southampton, West Brom, Fulham and Newcastle in their run to the semi-finals.

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