When is the Carabao Cup final this season? Date, kick-off time, tournament schedule, remaining teams and available Europa Conference League spot information

There’s set to be a new name on the Carabao Cup trophy this season following Manchester City’s elimination from the competition.

City claimed their fourth-straight Carabao Cup crown last term with Aymeric Laporte scoring a late winner against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.

Guardiola's Man City have won the Carabao Cup four years in a row

Pep Guardiola and his team had been hoping to make it six-in-a-row but were defeated by West Ham United in the fourth round, meaning that they’re out of the competition until next year.

The final eight teams will compete for a spot in the semi-final on the week commencing December 20 with Arsenal facing Sunderland, Brentford against Chelsea, Liverpool hosting Leicester City and Tottenham welcoming West Ham to North London.

We’ve got plenty of action to come before we can start to think about the final but fans can make a note of the date for the showpiece match.

Carabao Cup final: Date and time

As ever, the Carabao Cup is the first major domestic competition to reach a conclusion in England.

This year’s final will be held at Wembley Stadium and will take place on Sunday, February 27.

The kick-off time has not been confirmed as of yet but will likely be at 4:30pm.

talkSPORT will be home to the best action in the Carabao Cup this season and we’ll be bringing you four fourth round ties live this week.

We will also have full coverage of the Wembley final live in February. More details on our cup final special will come later in the season.

Carabao Cup: Full schedule

  • Quarter-Finals – w/c 20 December 2021
  • Semi-Final first legs – w/c 3 January 2022
  • Semi-Final second legs – w/c 10 January 2022
  • Final – Sunday 27 February 2022

Carabao Cup final: UECL qualification

The winner of the Carabao Cup will secure qualification to the UEFA Europa Conference League next season.

As City won the cup last term and had already secured Champions League football, the spot was handed to the next highest-placed team who had not qualified for a European tournament.

Tottenham claimed the place in the inaugural UECL this term.

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