Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live-Manchester United vs Manchester City: A new chapter will be added to the blockbuster Manchester derby as Manchester United will host Manchester City at Old Trafford in the EFL Cup or Carabao Cup Semi-Final on 7 January.
Manchester City will be hoping to take a significant step towards yet another EFL Cup final when they make the short trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United in the first leg of their semi-final on Tuesday night.
Pep Guardiola’s side have lifted the trophy in both of the last two seasons and are favourites to make it a trio of triumphs this year – something not achieved since Liverpool won four in a row between 1981 and 1984.
However, United have already beaten Man City this season and were responsible for their last defeat in this competition more than three years ago.
Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live: Manchester United vs Manchester City Head to head
Manchester United wins: 76
Manchester City wins: 54
Last meeting: Manchester United 0-0 Manchester City (12/12/2020)
Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live: When and where to watch
Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live: When does Manchester United vs Manchester City kick-off?
Thursday, 7th January 2021 – 1.15 AM IST
Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live: Where is Manchester United vs Manchester City being played?
Old Trafford, Manchester
Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live: What TV channel is Manchester United vs Manchester City?
Manchester United vs Manchester City will be telecast LIVE on Wednesday, January 7th 2021 at 1:15am Thursday only on Voot Select and Colors Infinity HD
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Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live: MANCHESTER UNITED VS MANCHESTER CITY TEAM NEWS
Ole will be without Edinson Cavani after he faces a 3 game ban for a message he sent to his friend on Instagram which was found racist by the FA and fined Cavani. He has been asked to take a face-to-face online education course. However, The Uruguayan Language academy has defended Cavani by saying that the term used by Cavani in the message is not racist in their native language.
This means that Anthony Martial will get a start and after a good display of games by United defender Eric Bailly, the Ivorian looks likely to be in the starting XI.
Manchester United Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): David De Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Eric Bailly, Alex Telles, Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba, Mason Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial
City boss Pep Guardiola has to choose a team with limited availability. Manchester City did not reveal the identities of the other three players who tested positive for coronavirus alongside Walker and Jesus, but Ederson Moares seemingly confirmed on social media that he is self-isolating and will not be available for today and the EFL Cup semi-final in place of Ederson Zack Steffen will get his premier league debut.
With Gabriel Jesus out, Sergio Aguero if he can last full 90 minutes may get nod from Pep.
Manchester City Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Zack Steffen, Joao Cancelo, John Stones, Ruben Dias, Benjamin Mendy, Rodri Hernandez, Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling, Sergio Aguero
Carabao Cup 2nd Semi-Final Live: MANCHESTER UNITED VS MANCHESTER CITY PREDICTION
When taking everything into account, Manchester United will need to put in a solid display to be putting a goal past this Manchester City side who should score at least once to put them ahead.
Thus, for the upcoming Manchester derby our scaled are tipped slightly in favour of City who are likely to secure a win on a narrow margin.
PREDICTION: MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 MANCHESTER CITY