United, City clash, while the Spurs fight Brentford

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Written by Temisan Amoye

Local rivals Manchester United and Manchester City will once again fight in the Carabao Cup semi-finals.

City came out as the winner when rivals clashed in last season’s Cup semi-final, where the Cityzens achieved an overall 3-1 victory over their neighbors. City will seek to secure a win in the single tie, to increase their chances of securing their fourth consecutive Carabao Cup trophy.

United and City are just the second pair of teams to meet in the League Cup semi-finals in consecutive seasons after Arsenal and Tottenham clashed in the final four in 2006-07 and 2007-08.

The second semi-final is an affair entirely for London, and the Mourinho Spurs on their way to the semi-finals face Brentford from the championship, which eliminated four first-league teams. The latest is Newcastle, which suffered a shocking 1-0 defeat in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

Midfielder Josh Dasilva scored the only goal when Brentford recorded an unforgettable victory over the Magpies, following victories over Premier League side Southampton, West Brom and Fulham.

Man United on Wednesday saw off Everton’s PL with two late goals from strikers Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial

Carabao Cup. the semifinals are scheduled for the week beginning January 4th.

With the final move to April 25, unlike traditional February, in the hope of being able to welcome fans at Wembley, following a ban on fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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