MANCHESTER UNITED face cross-town rivals Manchester City TONIGHT for a place in the EFL Cup final against Tottenham.
The Red Devils overcame Everton in the quarter-finals while City thrashed Arsenal 4-1 at the Emirates.
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United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking for his first major trophy as a manager, while Guardiola is aiming to capture a third successive Carabao Cup.
What time does Man Utd vs Man City kick-off?
- The derby clash is set for TONIGHT, with kick-off at 7.45pm GMT.
- The game will be played at Old Trafford.
What channel is it on and can it be live streamed?
- City's visit to Old Trafford will be shown live on Sky Sports Football and Sky Sports Main Event.
- The game will be available for live streaming from the Sky Go and NOW TV apps, both of which can be downloaded onto a mobile or tablet device.
- You can also catch the action on a Smart TV, so long as it carries NOW TV.
City remained ravaged by a Covid-19 outbreak and look set to be without Ederson, Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker, Ferran Torres and Eric Garcia.
Aymeric Laporte and Nathan Ake missed the trip to Chelsea and are both likely to be out.
And between the sticks, City have a huge problem with Edison and Scott Carson out due to Covid.
That leaves American stopper Zack Steffen as their only fit goalkeeper.
For United, they have a fresh squad to choose from with only Victor Lindelof a major doubt due to a back injury.
Dean Henderson is expected to start over David De Gea, while Donny van de Beek could also feature.
- Man Utd – 5/2
- Draw – 5/2
- Man City – 1/1
*Odds courtesy of Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.
- Joshua Mbu
And welcome to the live blog for the EFL Cup semi-final tie between Manchester United and Manchester City!
The winner of tonight’s Manchester derby will go on to face Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham in the final.
The Red Devils managed to get past league high-flyers Everton in the previous round thanks to goals from Edinson Cavani and Anthony Martial.
Man City managed got past Arsenal in style, beating the Gunners 4-1 in their own back yard.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to win his first piece of silverware as a manager, and there’s no better club to do it with than Man United!
United and Solskjaer will fancy their chances tonight.
Solskjaer has beaten Pep Guardiola three out of their six managerial meetings, the Spaniards worst loss percentage against any manager.
Guardiola, on the other hand, is looking to retain the League Cup for the fourth season in a row.
City has been hit hard by covid with Ederson, Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker, Ferran Torres and Eric Garcia all self-isolating.
Zack Steffen will start in between the sticks again as he is their only fit goalkeeper.
For United, Dean Henderson is likely to come into the starting line-up tonight giving David de Gea a much-needed rest.
The teamsheets are due to be released in half an hour, so don’t go anywhere!
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