The League Cup is the first major trophy of the year, which makes it the perfect prize for any team looking for an extra boost as they enter the later stages of the season.
Last year’s winners Manchester United beat Southampton 3-2 in an exciting game that saw them secure victory with a late Zlatan Ibrahimovic goal.
A number of big Premier League sides remain in the competition this year, which could lead to some potentially mouthwatering ties in the League Cup semi-finals.
When is the League Cup semi-final draw?
The draw for the semi-finals of the League Cup will take place on Wednesday 20th December following the clash between Bristol City and Manchester United.
Sky Sports presenter Kelly Cates be hosting the draw, which is likely to take place at around 21:30, but it could be later if the match goes into extra time and penalties.
Former Manchester United player Phil Neville and former Bristol City defender Louis Carey will be drawing the numbers.
How can I watch the League Cup draw?
Football fans can watch the semi-final draw on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football.
When will the League Cup semi-final matches take place?
The semi-final will be played over two legs with the first leg taking place on the week beginning January 8th.
Then the second leg will be played on the week commencing January 22nd.
League Cup Quarter-final ties
Tuesday 19th December
Arsenal v West Ham
Leicester City v Manchester City
Wednesday 20th December
Chelsea v Bournemouth
Bristol City v Manchester United
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