Carabao Cup semi-final draw LIVE: Latest updates as Man City, Tottenham, Brentford and Everton vs Man United winner learn opponents


The draw for the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup takes place tonight, as the remaining teams discover which sides stand between them and a place in the final.

In Tuesday’s first quarter-final, Championship club Brentford pulled off an upset against Newcastle, eliminating the Premier League outfit with a 1-0 home victory. As such, the Magpies became the fourth top-flight team to fall to the Bees this season. Later in the evening, holders Manchester City – who have won the last three editions of the competition – cruised to a 4-1 win against Arsenal, confirming their label as favourites to go all the way again this term. Wednesday’s early quarter-final then saw Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham see off another Championship side in Stoke City as Spurs’ bid to capture this trophy – their last honour, all the way back in 2008 – continued.

The remaining quarter-final, contested between the Premier League’s third- and fourth-placed teams Man United and Everton, is taking place as we speak. The semi-final draw is set to get under way following the conclusion of that intriguing tie, with the semi-finals themselves due to be held on the week of 4 January, despite the news this week that the final of the tournament has been delayed from late February until the end of April.

Follow live updates from the Carabao Cup semi-final draw below after Everton vs Man United.

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EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

HT at Goodison Park.

United started really brightly, and really could’ve scored one or two in the opening stages.

However they didn’t make the most of their dominance, and slowly, Everton have grown into the game.

United have now tailed off, and lack the zip of their earlier play.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

40’: The home side are now gaining a little confidence, and are growing into the match, whilst United aren’t playing nearly as well as they did in the opening stages.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

37’: Sigurdsson’s free-kick is tipped over the bar by Henderson.

Everton slowly gaining a foothold in this game.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

33’: Everton have somehow survived the early onslaught, and are creeping into United’s half.

United are lacking their early zip as this half has wore on.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

27’:  United still firmly in control of this game, but yet to make the breakthrough. 

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

22’: Everton get a sniff of goal for the first time in the game, as Sigurdsson goes on a mazy run, but his shot is saved by Dean Henderson.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

17’: Double chance for Cavani, but both times thwarted by Olsen.

Everton under serious pressure.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

14’: Everton are living on the edge, they’ve been all over the place in the opening 15 minutes.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

11’: Robin Olsen is very very fortunate. The keeper tries to control the ball, fails, and this gives Edinson Cavani time to pounce.

Unfortunately for Cavani, Olsen somehow manages to evade him, and moves the ball onwards.

EVERTON 0-0 MANCHESTER UNITED

9’: United in the ascendancy early on, with Van de Beek going close following a lovely back-heel from Pogba inside the box. 

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