Capital One Cup draw: Liverpool and Manchester City favourites to win tournament after semi-final draw

The semi-finals will be played over two legs 

Simon Rice
Thursday 03 December 2015 09:21
The Capital One Cup trophy
The Capital One Cup trophy

Manchester City and Liverpool are the favourites with bookmakers to win the Capital One Cup having been kept apart in the semi-final draw.

Manuel Pellegrini's side will take on Everton, whilst Jurgen Klopp must mastermind a path past Stoke City if he is to take Liverpool to the final at Wembley.

Manchester City are the outright favourites for the competition after reaching the last four by thrashing Championship side Hull 4-1. Should they go all the way they would add to their tournament win in 2014. First off they face Everton, who beat Championship high-flyers Middlesbrough 2-0 in the last round. The first leg will be played at Goodison Park.

Liverpool last won the tournament in 2012, and have not reached a Wembley final since making the FA Cup in that same year. They put themselves in the last four with a stunning victory over Southampton that saw them come from a goal down to win 6-1. They take on Stoke, who reached the last four with a 2-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday. The second leg of that semi-final tie will be played at Anfield.


Everton v Manchester City

Stoke v Liverpool

First legs to be played in the week commencing January 4, 2016. The second legs are in the week commencing January 25.

Register for free to continue reading

Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism

By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists

Already have an account? sign in

By clicking ‘Register’ you confirm that your data has been entered correctly and you have read and agree to our Terms of use, Cookie policy and Privacy notice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy policy and Terms of service apply.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies


Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in