Preview: Carabao Cup Final

KEY PLAYERS

Regardless of their apparent attacking risk, Manchester City’s defence has caught the attention in latest months, with John Stones forming a powerful partnership with Ruben Dias in central defence. Midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is having fun with a season to recollect, whereas last season’s Alan Hardaker Trophy winner Phil Foden has change into an integral a part of the City attack.

 

Harry Kane is just one in all a number of high-profile attacking players at Tottenham Hotspur’s disposal, and has fashioned a fantastic relationship with Heung-min Son this season. The duo have typically confirmed too sizzling to deal with in 2020/21, whereas Gareth Bale isn’t any stranger to the big event and can at all times present a spark. Midfield duo Tanguy Ndombele and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg have additionally had standout particular person campaigns.

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Paul Tierney
Assistant Referees: Lee Betts and Constantine Haztidakis
Fourth Official: Peter Bankes
VAR: Andre Marriner
AVAR: Adrian Holmes

 

Full particulars will be discovered right here.

 

PRE-MATCH THOUGHTS

 

Joao Cancelo: “The Carabao Cup is vital for us, and to win would imply quite a bit to us. I need to win as a lot as attainable and do it for many who help me.”

 

Fernandinho: “Winning this Final is vital to the team. To win can be particular, after all, however we’re ready, we’re ready and the goal in easy; we try our best to win the sport.”

 

Ben Davies: “It is a recreation we’ve got been ready for, it’s a big chance for us to try to get some silverware and we’ve put ourselves within the best attainable place to do that.”

 

Harry Kane: “To have that feeling, to raise a primary trophy with Spurs… it will be a really unbelievable moment and one I’d always remember.”

 

 

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