Feb 24, 2019 at 4.30pm UK at Wembley Stadium (London)
Man City win 4-3 on penalties
Kepa Arrizabalaga: 'I'm not proud of Maurizio Sarri row'Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga admits to feeling a sense of regret following his infamous touchline row with Maurizio Sarri in the EFL Cup final at Wembley.
Sep 6, 18:36
Jose Mourinho convinced Kepa saga was a misunderstandingThe Chelsea goalkeeper was twice treated for an injury as a penalty shoot-out loomed.
Mar 3, 16:03
Kepa Arrizabalaga 'had dressing-room row with Willy Caballero'Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero squared up in the Wembley dressing room following a comment made by the Spanish goalkeeper, according to a report.
Feb 26, 23:59
Chelsea players 'split over Kepa Arrizabalaga incident'Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga's refusal to leave the pitch against Manchester City has reportedly caused a split in the dressing room.
Feb 26, 18:27
He's sorry, says Sarri after Kepa's Carabao Cup cop outBoss says decision whether to start goalkeeper against Tottenham will be based on the best interests of Chelsea squad.
Feb 26, 14:41
Kepa Arrizabalaga fined by Chelsea for cup final anticsThe goalkeeper refused to be substituted before the Blues lost the Carabao Cup final on penalties.
Feb 25, 23:57
Chelsea hand fine to Kepa Arrizabalaga, goalkeeper issues apologyChelsea announce that they have handed a one-week fine to Kepa Arrizabalaga after the goalkeeper refused to be substituted in the EFL Cup final.
Feb 25, 23:54
Kepa incident weakens Sarri's position - NevinMario Melchiot, meanwhile, said Sarri's description of the substitution fiasco as a 'misunderstanding' makes it impossible to punish the goalkeeper.
Feb 25, 17:29
Where does the Kepa incident leave Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri?The Spanish keeper refused to be substituted at Wembley.
Feb 25, 10:43
David Luiz insists Maurizio Sarri retains respect of Chelsea playersThe Carabao Cup final was overshadowed when Kepa declined to go off.
Feb 25, 09:53
Chris Sutton calls for Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to be sackedChris Sutton calls for Kepa Arrizabalaga to leave Chelsea following his refusal to exit the field late on in Sunday's EFL Cup final loss to Manchester City.
Feb 25, 09:38
Kevin De Bruyne plays down Manchester City quadruple prospectsCity won the first of the four trophies they are in contention for this season on Sunday.
Feb 25, 09:13
Kepa keen to emphasise respect for Sarri after refusal to be substitutedIt was the first of a potential four trophies this season for Manchester City.
Feb 25, 04:30
'It was misunderstood': Kepa adamant he did not defy Sarri's instructionsThe Chelsea keeper appeared to refuse to be taken off.
Feb 24, 22:01
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'Fernandinho to miss weeks through injury'Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expects Fernandinho and Aymeric Laporte to miss at least four games after picking up injuries in the EFL Cup final with Chelsea.
Feb 24, 21:34
Guardiola hopes Carabao Cup win inspires Manchester City in quadruple questCity won the League Cup for the third time in four seasons.
Feb 24, 21:29
Four more players who refused to be subbed after Kepa's Wembley defianceThe Chelsea keeper defied the instruction of manager Maurizio Sarri.
Feb 24, 21:28
Pep Guardiola: 'EFL Cup win gives Manchester City momentum'Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes that his side's EFL Cup final win over Chelsea will spur them on in their quest for an unprecedented quadruple this season.
Feb 24, 21:15
Sarri blames Kepa commotion on 'misunderstanding' after Chelsea lose cup finalThe Spanish goalkeeper refused to be substituted during extra time and Manchester City went on to win a penalty shootout.
Feb 24, 21:05
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri plays down Kepa Arrizabalaga argumentChelsea manager Maurizio Sarri insists that his heated argument with goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga during the EFL Cup final was only a "big misunderstanding".
Feb 24, 20:39
'Total disrespect': How former players reacted to Kepa's non-substitutionChelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga appeared to refuse to come off just just before the shoot-out in the Carabao Cup final.
Feb 24, 20:33
Carabao Cup final - Jorginho in focusThe Italian playmaker was on the losing side as Chelsea were beaten by Manchester City in a penalty shootout.
Feb 24, 19:41
5 talking points following the Carabao Cup finalManchester City beat Chelsea on penalties after Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to be substituted.
Feb 24, 19:36
Manchester City successfully defend the EFL Cup by beating Chelsea on penalties after an entertaining goalless draw at Wembley Stadium.
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Manchester City win the 2019 EFL Cup with a penalty shootout win over Chelsea in Sunday's final at Wembley.
Gonzalo Higuain is left out of the Chelsea starting lineup for the EFL Cup final with Manchester City at Wembley.
Sports Mole previews Sunday's EFL Cup final between Chelsea and holders Manchester City, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
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Pep Guardiola: 'Maurizio Sarri deserves huge credit'Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists that under-fire Chelsea counterpart Maurizio Sarri deserves time to impose his football philosophy on his team.
Feb 24, 15:34
Maurizio Sarri: 'EFL Cup final is vital for Chelsea'Under-fire Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri admits that Sunday's EFL Cup final against Manchester City at Wembley is "vital" for his side.
Feb 24, 14:41
Guardiola won't be distracted by Old Trafford showdownThe Manchester City boss has a Carabao Cup final against Chelsea to worry about.
Feb 23, 22:30
Chelsea should not fear repeat of Man City humbling in cup final - BarkleyThe final will take place just two weeks after City inflicted Chelsea's heaviest loss in 28 years.
Feb 23, 22:30
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Manchester CityAhead of Sunday's EFL Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, Sports Mole selects its strongest combined XI from both squads.
Feb 23, 18:25
Maurizio Sarri hoping Chelsea players have free minds ahead of Carabao Cup finalGiven the week Chelsea have had, Sarri will try for a relaxed build-up.
Feb 23, 12:00
Guardiola hungry for more silverware as City bid to retain the Carabao CupThe Manchester City manager wants to win the "important" trophy for a second successive season.
Feb 23, 09:00
Chelsea boss Sarri cannot understand why his position is under scrutinyThe Italian has pointed to the amount of time Pep Guardiola was given to get things right at Manchester City
Feb 22, 22:30
The stats behind the Carabao Cup final between Manchester City and ChelseaPress Association Sport takes a statistical look at the big game.
Feb 22, 17:46
Quadruple hunt means every match a final - City defender LaporteManchester City can win their first piece of silverware on Sunday with a victory over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup.
Feb 22, 17:00
Guardiola questions Chelsea's lack of stabilityThe London club have changed managers 12 times under Roman Abramovich's stewardship and pressure is mounting on Maurizio Sarri.
Feb 22, 16:19
How Chelsea could line up against Manchester CitySports Mole looks at how out-of-form Chelsea could line up for Sunday's EFL Cup final against holders Manchester City at Wembley.
Feb 22, 15:29
How Manchester City could line up against ChelseaSports Mole looks at how holders Manchester City could line up for Sunday's EFL Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley.
Feb 22, 15:29
Chelsea keeper Caballero calls for substance over style in Carabao Cup finalThe 37-year-old Argentinian could deputise for Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Feb 22, 13:47
Manchester City eyeing fourth League Cup success in six seasonsCity beat Wembley opponents Chelsea 6-0 earlier in the month.
Feb 22, 12:00
Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Manchester CitySports Mole looks at the latest injury and suspension news for Chelsea ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final against Manchester City.
Feb 22, 11:20
Talking points ahead of the Carabao Cup final between Chelsea and Man CityWembley will stage the showpiece on Sunday.
Feb 22, 09:27
Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea need to start better against Manchester CityThe Blues progressed to the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday night.
Feb 21, 23:28
Silva calls for repeat silver service from CitySilva believes the recent 6-0 thrashing of Chelsea in the Premier League has no bearing on Sunday's Carabao Cup showdown with the Blues.
Feb 21, 22:30
Manchester City team news: Injury, suspension list vs. ChelseaSports Mole rounds up the latest injury and suspension news for Manchester City ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley.
Feb 21, 17:23
Wembley to provide mental health charity Mind with vital platformChelsea face Manchester City in the final of this year's Carabao Cup on Sunday.
Feb 21, 13:43
Talking points ahead of the Carabao Cup final between Chelsea and Man CityHolders City will be looking to retain the title they won by beating Arsenal 3-0 in the final last year.
Feb 19, 08:12
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