Does Carabao Cup have extra time or do quarter-final matches go straight to penalties after 90 minutes?

Pep Guardiola's men won the competition last year by crushing an Arsenal side who now face a mouthwatering game against Tottenham.

Do Carabao Cup matches go to penalties after 90 minutes?

Yes. Clubs voted in June to remove extra time from League Cup matches from the 2018/19 season.

This means that if a game finishes in a draw it will go straight to penalties.

The EFL said that the change would help reduce fatigue in players after the midweek games.

In last night's quarter-final, Man City triumphed over Leicester in a poor quality penalty shootout.

Will the Carabao Cup use ABBA penalties?

Penalty shootouts have reverted back to the traditional format, rather than the ABBA penalty format which was used last season.

ABBA penalties basically means the order of penalties taken in a shootout will be similar to the serve in a tennis tie-break, with the first team taking one penalty, then both alternating in taking two.

Is VAR used in the Carabao Cup?

VAR is not being used in the Premier League this season after clubs voted against the decision to introduce it.

However, some games in the Carabao Cup and FA Cup will use the technology.

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