WE have entered the final stages of the Carabao Cup and there is always one question at the front of everyone’s mind.
Is there extra time and penalties if the match ends all square after 90 minutes?
Will the Carabao Cup semi-finals go to extra-time and penalties if needed?
If the score-line is level after 90 minutes, the match WILL go to extra-time and then penalties should the teams still be tied on the night.
In previous rounds, matches go straight to penalties if the sides cannot be separated after 90 minutes.
When did a match last go straight to penalties?
Everton’s thrilling match against Premier League rivals went to penalties on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 where the Cottagers won 7-6.
And on the same night, Chelsea beat Newcastle 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the 90 minutes.
What happened in the final last year?
Manchester United broke Newcastle’s hearts by beating them 2-0 at Wembley.