Manchester United vs Man City LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Carabao Cup semi-final tonight
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Manchester United host Manchester City in the Carabao Cup semi-final for a second consecutive year.
This fixture last season was played over two legs with City triumphant in the first leg, winning 1-3 at Old Trafford, before United took the second leg 0-1 at the Etihad with City ultimately progressing to the final.
Tonight’s match is a one-time deal meaning we’ll have extra time and penalties if it’s all square after 90 minutes.
CITY RECORD THREE MORE COVID CASES
Man City have revealed three more positive coronavirus tests at the club, following those returned by Kyle Walker, Gabriel Jesus, Ederson, Eric Garcia, Ferran Torres and Tommy Doyle.
Here’s the latest…
Two more Manchester City players test positive for Covid
Carson, Palmer and a member of staff test positive become the latest to test positive at the club
‘RIVALS TRYING TO INFLUENCE REFEREES’
To briefly return to the topic of Man United’s penalties… here’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suggesting that rival managers are complaining about how frequently United are awarded spot-kicks in order to influence referees…
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suggests rival managers are attempting to ‘influence referees’
Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho both highlighted the number of penalties United have been awarded
HAS FERNANDES SURPASSED DE BRUYNE?
Many fans have been debating the answer to the following question this week: Who is better – Bruno Fernandes or Kevin De Bruyne?
Here’s a more neutral, statistically-driven attempt to settle the debate…
Has Bruno Fernandes surpassed Kevin De Bruyne this year?
Pair are considered the Premier League’s two outstanding playmakers
UNITED’S PENALTIES NOT WHAT THEY SEEM
Here’s our Northern Football Correspondent, Mark Critchley, looking at United’s penalties and why they do not represent the advantage that many think they do…
Why Manchester United’s penalties are not the advantage they once were
United are still winning a lot of spot-kicks but that alone does not explain their potential title charge
UNITED WILL LEARN HOW FAR THEY’VE COME
Here’s our Chief Football Writer, Miguel Delaney, on what tonight’s game means for Manchester United.
Renewed Manchester United set to learn just how far they’ve come
United were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by their rivals at this same stage a year ago, but 12 months on a highly promising present and a very bright future appear on the horizon
HOW TO WATCH TONIGHT’S SEMI-FINAL
Here is all the important info on how to watch tonight’s game. If you’re unable to, then stay with us here for live updates all the way up to kick-off and throughout the match! We’ll also have all the post-match reaction.
How to watch Man United vs Man City online and on TV tonight
Everything you need to know ahead of the game
UNITED HOST CITY IN CARABAO CUP SEMI-FINAL
Welcome to The Independent’s live coverage as Manchester United host Manchester City in the Carabao Cup semi-finals.
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