Chelsea to face Manchester City in Carabao Cup final
January 25, 2019 11:00 am
Chelsea won a penalty shootout at Stamford Bridge, overcoming Tottenham 4-2 to secure a Carabao Cup final meeting with Manchester City.
After an enthralling 90 minutes which saw the tie end 2-2 on aggregate, the tie was settled when David Luiz scored the winning kick after Kepa Arrizabalaga’s fine save from Lucas Moura.
Chelsea, who have now reached 15 finals in 16 years in all competitions, will face Pep Guardiola’s City at Wembley on 24 February.
Blues boss Maurizio Sarri, who said after losing to Arsenal at the weekend that his players are “extremely difficult to motivate”, celebrated with his team at the end.
Meanwhile, Manchester City beat Burton 1-0 in the other 2nd leg semifinal.
In the 1st leg semifinal, City defeated Burton 9-0 while Tottenham defeated Chelsea 1-0.