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Carabao Cup 2022-23: Draw, fixtures, results & guide to each round plus final

3:50 AM IST 02/02/23
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The Carabao Cup has returned for its 63rd season in 2022-23 as 92 teams from the English football pyramid battle it out for silverware.

Two storied sides in Manchester United and Newcastle carved their way through the tournament to set up an exciting final at Wembley.

GOAL has all the details about the 2022-23 edition, including draw information, fixtures, dates, results and more.

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Carabao Cup final 2023

The Carabao Cup final will be played on Sunday February 26, 2023 at Wembley.

Manchester United will play Newcastle United.

Game:Carabao Cup final
Date:February 26, 2023
Kick-off:4:30pm GMT (11:30am ET)
TV channel & stream:Sky Sports (UK), ESPN+ (U.S.)

Carabao Cup semi-final draw, fixtures & results

The 2022-23 Carabao Cup semi-final draw was held on Wednesday, January 11 after the game between Southampton and Manchester City. Ties will be contested over two legs with Southampton hosting Newcastle first and Nottingham Forest coming up against Manchester United.

The Magpies booked their place in the final on Tuesday, January 31 - and they will face Manchester United at Wembley with the Red Devils completing their end of the bargain with a 5-0 aggregate throttling of Nottingham Forest on Wednesday, February 1.

In the UK, games can be watched live on TV on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football or streamed live on Sky Go. In the U.S. the games will be streamed live on ESPN Plus (ESPN+).

Semi-final first leg

DateFixtureTV channel
Jan 24Southampton 1-3 NewcastleSky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Football / ESPN+
Jan 25Nottingham Forest 0-3 Manchester UnitedSky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Football / ESPN+

Semi-final second leg

DateFixtureTV channel
Jan 31Newcastle 2-1 SouthamptonSky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Football / ESPN+
Feb 1Manchester United 2-0 Nottingham ForestSky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Football / ESPN+

Carabao Cup quarter-final draw, fixtures & results

The draw for the quarter-final of the 2022-23 Carabao Cup took place on December 22, 2022.

Manchester United were paired with League One side Charlton Athletic, while Manchester City face Southampton. The games chosen for TV coverage are Newcastle United versus Leicester and City against Southampton.

Read all about the draw here.

DateFixtureTV channel
Jan 10Manchester United 3-0 CharltonESPN+
Jan 10Newcastle United 2-0 Leicester CitySky Sports Football / ESPN+
Jan 11Nottingham Forest 1-1 Wolves (Pens: 4-3)ESPN+
Jan 11Southampton 2-0 Manchester CitySky Sports Football / ESPN+

Carabao Cup fourth round draw, fixtures & results

The draw for the Carabao Cup fourth round was held on Thursday, November 10. It followed Sky Sports' coverage of the final game of the third round between Manchester United and Aston Villa, where United won 4-2.

The tie between Manchester United and Burnley along with the tie between Liverpool and Manchester City were chosen for live television coverage. Highlights of the other games were available online.

Round four took place in the midweek immediately following club football's return from the World Cup break.

DateFixtureTV channel
Dec 20MK Dons 0-3 LeicesterHighlights only
Dec 20Wolves 2-0 GillinghamHighlights only
Dec 20Newcastle 1-0 BournemouthHighlights only
Dec 20Southampton 2-1 Lincoln CityHighlights only
Dec 21Blackburn 1-4 Nottingham ForestHighlights only
Dec 21Charlton 0-0 Brighton (4-3P)Highlights only
Dec 21Manchester United 2-0 BurnleySky Sports Main Event
Dec 22Manchester City 3-2 LiverpoolSky Sports Main Event

Carabao Cup third round draw, fixtures & results

The draw for the 2022-23 Carabao Cup third round took place on Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

Premier League clubs - Manchester City, Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea, Leeds, Brighton, Newcastle and West Ham joined the 25 winners from the second round.

There are 16 ties and no north-south split. Games will be played on November 8, 9 and 10.

Manchester City versus Chelsea on November 9 and Manchester United versus Aston Villa on November 10 were chosen as the televised games.

Date

Fixture

TV channel

Nov 8

Leicester 3-0 Newport

N/A

Nov 8

Bournemouth 4-1 Everton

N/A

Nov 8

Burnley 3-1 Crawley Town

N/A

Nov 8

Bristol City 1-3 Lincoln

N/A

Nov 8

Stevenage 1-1 Charlton (Pen 4-5)

N/A

Nov 8

MK Dons 2-0 Morecambe

N/A

Nov 8

Brentford 1-1 Gillingham (Pen 5-6)

N/A

Nov 9

West Ham 2-2 Blackburn Rovers (Pen 9-10)

N/A

Nov 9

Nottingham Forest 2-0 Tottenham

N/A

Nov 9

Newcastle United 0-0 Crystal Palace (Pen 3-2)

N/A

Nov 9

Southampton 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday (Pen 6-5)

N/A

Nov 9

Arsenal 1-3 Brighton

N/A

Nov 9

Wolves 1-0 Leeds United

N/A

Nov 9

Liverpool 0-0 Derby (Pen 3-2)

N/A

Nov 9

Man City 2-0 Chelsea

Sky Sports Football

Nov 10

Man Utd 4-2 Aston Villa

Sky Sports Football

Carabao Cup second round draw, fixtures & results

The draw for the 2022-23 Carabao Cup second round took place on Wednesday August 10, 2022. It was held following the televised tie between Sheffield Wednesday and Sunderland. Thirteen Premier League clubs enter the competition, along with two Championship teams, at this stage and they join the 35 winners from the first round.

North section

Date

Fixture

Aug 23

Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Rochdale

Aug 23

Shrewsbury Town 3-0 Burnley

Aug 23

Barrow 2-2 Lincoln City (Pens: 1-3)

Aug 23

Bolton 1-4 Aston Villa

Aug 23

Bradford City 1-2 Blackburn Rovers

Aug 23

Derby 1-0 West Brom

Aug 23

Fleetwood Town 0-1 Everton

Aug 23

Grimsby 0-3 Nottingham Forest

Aug 23

Rotherham United 0-1 Morecambe

Aug 23

Wolves 2-1 Preston

Aug 23

Stockport County 0-1 Leicester

Aug 24

Leeds United 3-1 Barnsley

Aug 24

Tranmere 1-2 Newcastle United

South section

Date

Fixture

Aug 23

Cambridge Utd 0-3 Southampton

Aug 23

Colchester 0-2 Brentford

Aug 23

Crawley Town 2-0 Fulham

Aug 23

Gillingham 0-0 Exeter City (Pens: 6-5)

Aug 23

Newport County 3-2 Portsmouth

Aug 23

Norwich 2-2 Bournemouth (Pens: 5-4)

Aug 23

Oxford United 0-2 Crystal Palace

Aug 23

Stevenage 1-0 Peterborough

Aug 23

Walsall 0-1 Charlton

Aug 23

Watford 0-2 MK Dons

Aug 24

Forest Green 0-3 Brighton

Aug 24

Wycombe 1-3 Bristol City

Carabao Cup first round draw, fixtures and results

The first round of the Carabao Cup is divided into two sections: north and south.

Twenty-two teams from Championship are joined by 24 teams from League One and 24 teams from League Two. Games were played on the week commencing August 8.

Fixtures chosen for live TV broadcast were: Bradford City and Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday and Sunderland. Those games are being shown live on Sky Sports.

The draw was conducted by Clinton Morrison and Michael Dawson.

North section

Date

Fixture

August 9

Accrington Stanley 2-2 Tranmere (Pens: 11-12)

August 9

Blackpool 0-0 Barrow (Pens: 3-4)

August 9

Bolton 5-1 Salford City

August 9

Bradford City 2-1 Hull City

August 9

Doncaster Rovers 0-3 Lincoln City

August 9

Fleetwood 1-0 Wigan Athletic

August 9

Grimsby Town 4-0 Crewe

August 9

Harrogate 0-1 Stockport County

August 9

Huddersfield 1-4 Preston

August 9

Mansfield 1-2 Derby

August 9

Morecambe 0-0 Stoke City (Pens: 5-3)

August 9

Rochdale 2-0 Burton Albion

August 9

Shrewsbury 3-2 Carlisle United

August 10

Blackburn Rovers 4-0 Hartlepool

August 10

Middlesbrough 0-1 Barnsley

August 10

Port Vale 1-2 Rotherham

August 10

Sheffield Wed 2-0 Sunderland

August 11

West Brom 1-0 Sheffield United

South section

Date

Fixture

August 2

Cambridge United 1-0 Millwall

August 9

Wimbledon 0-2 Gillingham

August 9

Cardiff 0-3 Portsmouth

August 9

Charlton 1-1 QPR (Pens: 5-3)

August 9

Cheltenham 0-7 Exeter

August 9

Crawley 1-0 Bristol Rovers

August 9

Forest Green 2-0 Leyton Orient

August 9

Ipswich 0-1 Colchester

August 9

Luton 2-3 Newport

August 9

Reading 1-2 Stevenage

August 9

MK Dons 1-0 Sutton United

August 9

Oxford United 2-2 Swansea City (Pens: 5-3)

August 9

Northampton Town 1-2 Wycombe

August 9

Norwich 2-2 Birmingham City (Pens: 4-2)

August 9

Walsall 2-0 Swindon

August 10

Plymouth 0-2 Peterborough

August 10

Coventry 1-4 Bristol City

Carabao Cup TV channel & live stream

Sky Sports has the rights to broadcast Carabao Cup games in the UK. Matches are usually shown on Sky Sports Football and available to stream live online using the Sky Go facility.

In the U.S., Carabao Cup games are broadcast on the ESPN network.

When is the Carabao Cup 2022-23 final?

The 2022-23 Carabao Cup final is scheduled for Sunday February 26, 2023.

It will be held at Wembley Stadium, London, which is the traditional venue for national cup finals in England.

Carabao Cup 2022-23 dates

The 2022-23 Carabao Cup kicks off on the week commencing August 8, 2022 and will conclude on February 26, 2023.

You can see the complete round dates and number of games in the table below.

Round

Games

Date(s)

First round

35

August 2, 8, 9, 10, 11

Second round

25

w/c August 22

Third round

16

w/c November 7

Fourth round

8

w/c December 19

Quarter-finals

4

w/c January 9

Semi-finals

4 (2 legs)

w/c January 23 / 30

Final

1

February 26, 2023

Who won the Carabao Cup last season?

Liverpool won the Carabao Cup in 2021-22. The Reds defeated Chelsea 11-10 on penalties after the game finished 0-0 in regulation and extra time.

Jurgen Klopp's side clinched silverware after Caoimhin Kelleher scored their 11th spot kick and Kepa Arrizabalaga missed Chelsea's 11th penalty.

The victory sealed Liverpool's ninth League Cup trophy, making them the single most successful team in the history of the competition.