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Feb 24, 2019 at 4.30pm UK at Wembley Stadium (London)
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Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
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
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Jose Mourinho convinced Kepa saga was a misunderstanding
The Chelsea goalkeeper was twice treated for an injury as a penalty shoot-out loomed.
Mar 3, 16:03
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
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
Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace on November 4, 2018
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
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri tries to bring on Willy Caballero during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
He's sorry, says Sarri after Kepa's Carabao Cup cop out
Boss says decision whether to start goalkeeper against Tottenham will be based on the best interests of Chelsea squad.
Feb 26, 14:41
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Kepa Arrizabalaga fined by Chelsea for cup final antics
The goalkeeper refused to be substituted before the Blues lost the Carabao Cup final on penalties.
Feb 25, 23:57
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Chelsea hand fine to Kepa Arrizabalaga, goalkeeper issues apology
Chelsea 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
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri tries to bring on Willy Caballero during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Kepa incident weakens Sarri's position - Nevin
Mario Melchiot, meanwhile, said Sarri's description of the substitution fiasco as a 'misunderstanding' makes it impossible to punish the goalkeeper.
Feb 25, 17:29
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Where does the Kepa incident leave Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri?
The Spanish keeper refused to be substituted at Wembley.
Feb 25, 10:43
Chelsea defender David Luiz during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
David Luiz insists Maurizio Sarri retains respect of Chelsea players
The Carabao Cup final was overshadowed when Kepa declined to go off.
Feb 25, 09:53
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Chris Sutton calls for Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to be sacked
Chris 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 in action for Manchester City on January 26, 2019
Kevin De Bruyne plays down Manchester City quadruple prospects
City won the first of the four trophies they are in contention for this season on Sunday.
Feb 25, 09:13
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Kepa keen to emphasise respect for Sarri after refusal to be substituted
It was the first of a potential four trophies this season for Manchester City.
Feb 25, 04:30
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
'It was misunderstood': Kepa adamant he did not defy Sarri's instructions
The Chelsea keeper appeared to refuse to be taken off.
Feb 24, 22:01
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho in action during the EFL Cup final against Chelsea on February 24, 2019
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
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola watches on during the EFL Cup final against Chelsea on February 24, 2019
Guardiola hopes Carabao Cup win inspires Manchester City in quadruple quest
City won the League Cup for the third time in four seasons.
Feb 24, 21:29
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Four more players who refused to be subbed after Kepa's Wembley defiance
The Chelsea keeper defied the instruction of manager Maurizio Sarri.
Feb 24, 21:28
Manchester City players celebrate winning the EFL Cup final against Chelsea on February 24, 2019
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
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri tries to bring on Willy Caballero during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Sarri blames Kepa commotion on 'misunderstanding' after Chelsea lose cup final
The 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 tries to bring on Willy Caballero during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri plays down Kepa Arrizabalaga argument
Chelsea 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
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
'Total disrespect': How former players reacted to Kepa's non-substitution
Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga appeared to refuse to come off just just before the shoot-out in the Carabao Cup final.
Feb 24, 20:33
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle on August 28, 2018
Carabao Cup final - Jorginho in focus
The Italian playmaker was on the losing side as Chelsea were beaten by Manchester City in a penalty shootout.
Feb 24, 19:41
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in action during the EFL Cup final against Manchester City on February 24, 2019
5 talking points following the Carabao Cup final
Manchester City beat Chelsea on penalties after Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to be substituted.
Feb 24, 19:36
The Match
Match Report
Manchester City successfully defend the EFL Cup by beating Chelsea on penalties after an entertaining goalless draw at Wembley Stadium.
Live Commentary
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.
Team News
Gonzalo Higuain is left out of the Chelsea starting lineup for the EFL Cup final with Manchester City at Wembley.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Sunday's EFL Cup final between Chelsea and holders Manchester City, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Build-up
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 14, 2019
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
Unimpressed Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri on January 30, 2019
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
Pep Guardiola gets frustrated on the touchline as Manchester City face Schalke 04 in the Champions League on February 20, 2019.
Guardiola won't be distracted by Old Trafford showdown
The Manchester City boss has a Carabao Cup final against Chelsea to worry about.
Feb 23, 22:30
Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley celebrates scoring during his side's Europa League clash with Malmo on February 21, 2019
Chelsea should not fear repeat of Man City humbling in cup final - Barkley
The final will take place just two weeks after City inflicted Chelsea's heaviest loss in 28 years.
Feb 23, 22:30
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero celebrates his first goal against Chelsea on February 10, 2019
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Ahead 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
Under-fire Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri checks his watch on February 21, 2019
Maurizio Sarri hoping Chelsea players have free minds ahead of Carabao Cup final
Given the week Chelsea have had, Sarri will try for a relaxed build-up.
Feb 23, 12:00
Pep Guardiola gets frustrated on the touchline as Manchester City face Schalke 04 in the Champions League on February 20, 2019.
Guardiola hungry for more silverware as City bid to retain the Carabao Cup
The Manchester City manager wants to win the "important" trophy for a second successive season.
Feb 23, 09:00
Under-fire Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri checks his watch on February 21, 2019
Chelsea boss Sarri cannot understand why his position is under scrutiny
The Italian has pointed to the amount of time Pep Guardiola was given to get things right at Manchester City
Feb 22, 22:30
Under-fire Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri checks his watch on February 21, 2019
The stats behind the Carabao Cup final between Manchester City and Chelsea
Press Association Sport takes a statistical look at the big game.
Feb 22, 17:46
Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte celebrates scoring against Everton on February 6, 2019
Quadruple hunt means every match a final - City defender Laporte
Manchester City can win their first piece of silverware on Sunday with a victory over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup.
Feb 22, 17:00
Pep Guardiola gets frustrated on the touchline as Manchester City face Schalke 04 in the Champions League on February 20, 2019.
Guardiola questions Chelsea's lack of stability
The London club have changed managers 12 times under Roman Abramovich's stewardship and pressure is mounting on Maurizio Sarri.
Feb 22, 16:19
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle on August 28, 2018
How Chelsea could line up against Manchester City
Sports 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
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero celebrates his first goal against Chelsea on February 10, 2019
How Manchester City could line up against Chelsea
Sports Mole looks at how holders Manchester City could line up for Sunday's EFL Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley.
Feb 22, 15:29
Willy Caballero in action for Chelsea in the FA Cup on March 18, 2018
Chelsea keeper Caballero calls for substance over style in Carabao Cup final
The 37-year-old Argentinian could deputise for Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Feb 22, 13:47
Under-fire Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri checks his watch on February 21, 2019
Manchester City eyeing fourth League Cup success in six seasons
City beat Wembley opponents Chelsea 6-0 earlier in the month.
Feb 22, 12:00
Pedro in action for Chelsea on December 30, 2017
Chelsea team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Manchester City
Sports 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
Under-fire Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri checks his watch on February 21, 2019
Talking points ahead of the Carabao Cup final between Chelsea and Man City
Wembley will stage the showpiece on Sunday.
Feb 22, 09:27
Under-fire Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri checks his watch on February 21, 2019
Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea need to start better against Manchester City
The Blues progressed to the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday night.
Feb 21, 23:28
Bernardo Silva in action for Manchester City on January 3, 2019
Silva calls for repeat silver service from City
Silva 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
John Stones in action for Manchester City during the Community Shield on Auugust 7, 2018
Manchester City team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Chelsea
Sports 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
General view outside Wembley on September 8, 2018
Wembley to provide mental health charity Mind with vital platform
Chelsea face Manchester City in the final of this year's Carabao Cup on Sunday.
Feb 21, 13:43
Raheem Sterling celebrates his second goal and Manchester City's sixth in the Premier League meeting with Chelsea on February 10, 2019
Talking points ahead of the Carabao Cup final between Chelsea and Man City
Holders 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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