Liverpool and Chelsea will have a difficult start to their respective EFL Cup campaigns after being drawn against each other in the third round, while Frank Lampard will come up against his former coach Jose Mourinho.
Vincent Kompany insisted Manchester City should not be put on a ‘pedestal’ following their EFL Cup success as he challenged the club to win more trophies.
Goals from Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva saw Manchester City claim an impressive 3-0 victory against Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday evening.
Arsenal head to Wembley on Sunday chasing their remaining prospects of domestic silverware this season in the EFL Cup final against Manchester City.
Arsenal came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 to set up an EFL Cup final clash with Manchester City thanks to Granit Xhaka’s second-half winner at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday.
Manchester City reached their first final under Pep Guardiola after beating Bristol City 3-2 in the second leg of the EFL Cup last-four meeting on Tuesday.
Chelsea and Arsenal played out a draw for the fourth time in as many meetings this season as the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final finished goalless at Stamford Bridge.
Eden Hazard is set to return for Chelsea’s EFL Cup semi-final against Arsenal but new recruit Ross Barkley is not yet ready for first-team action.
Sergio Aguero scored a stoppage-time winner as Manchester City beat Bristol City 2-1 in the first leg of the EFL Cup semi-final on Tuesday.
Alvaro Morata snatched a dramatic 91st minute winner moments after Bournemouth had equalised as Chelsea reached the EFL Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.