Welcome to The Independent's as-it-happened coverage of Everton vs Manchester City in the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg.
- Manchester City are looking to win the tournament for the second time in three years
- Everton have not won a major trophy since 1995
- Toffees continued with Joel Robles in goal after playing him in previous rounds
- Sergio Aguero started for City despite recent injury woe, Wilfried Bony out
- Liverpool defeated Stoke City 1-0 at the Britannia last night
Follow all the action with our live blog below.
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