Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be in operation for the four Semi-Finals and Wembley Final in this year’s Carabao Cup.

Fans in the stadium will be kept abreast of in-game developments with the same notification process and protocols put in place for supporters as has been used throughout the 2019/20 Premier League season.

Based remotely at Stockley Park, VAR will assist the referee in ONLY four match changing situations:

·         Goals

·         Penalty/no penalty decisions

·         Direct red cards shown or not shown (second yellow cards are not able to be reviewed)

·         Mistaken identity

Confirmed Carabao Cup Semi-Final fixtures:

Tuesday 7 JanuaryManchester United v Manchester City20.00
Wednesday 8 JanuaryLeicester City v Aston Villa20.00
Tuesday 28 JanuaryAston Villa v Leicester City19.45
Wednesday 29 JanuaryManchester City v Manchester United19.45

All four Semi-Final matches will be broadcast live on Sky Sports.

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