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Carabao Cup draw update

More timings confirmed for upcoming season

15 August 2020

More details have been confirmed the 2020/21 Carabao Cup. The dates for the rounds were announced earlier this week and more news on the First Round has now been received. The Carabao Cup Round One Draw will take place on Tuesday, 18 August, at 10am, live on Sky Sports News.

The 2020/21 Carabao Cup has seen a number of significant scheduling changes with two legged semi-finals being replaced by a single tie and the first four rounds scheduled to take place on consecutive weeks, kicking off in early September. Round One fixtures are scheduled to take place on Saturday 5 September, but due to the international window may be played on alternative dates. Rounds Two, Three and Four will be played on consecutive midweeks dates starting 15/16 September. Premier League sides will enter the competition in Round Two or Round Three if they are competing in European competition in season 2020/21.

Brentford will be in the draw for Round One on Tuesday. As per the previous two seasons, the Round One draw will be divided into a northern and southern section but will remain unseeded. 

The dates for the 2020/21 Carabao Cup are as follows:

  • Round One
  •  5 September 2020 (alternative dates may apply)
  • Round Two
  • 15/16 September 2020
  • Round Three
  • 22/23 September 2020
  • Round Four
  • 29/30 September 2020
  • Round Five
  • 22/23 December 2020
  • Semi-Finals
  • 5/6 January 2021 (tie to be played at the venue of Club drawn out first)
  • Final
  • 28 February 2021

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