Tottenham Hotspur has a shot at its first major trophy in more than a years as it deals with off with Brentford in the very first of two English Football League Carabao Cup semi-finals on Tuesday, January 5 (1/5/2021).

In the U.S., the match will be broadcast solely on ESPN Plus.

The Spurs are four-time winners of the Carabao Cup, but haven’t won it, or any other major competition’s trophy, considering that 2008. They beat Stoke City 3-1 in the quarter finals to advance.

For supervisor Jose Mourinho, it would make him the third manager ever to reach an EFL Cup last with 3 various clubs.

Brentford is a comparatively low ranked challenger, but the Bees have actually knocked out Premier League opponents Southampton, West Bromwich Albion, Fulham, and, most recently, earned a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United to secure their place in the final 4 of the competition.

The winning side will face either Manchester City or Manchester United in the last. That challenger will be identified in the 2nd semi-final match on Wednesday.

Tottenham hosts second-tier Brentford in the League Cup semifinals, with manager Jose Mourinho saying it is the greatest match considering that he came to the club in November 2018. Mourinho was given Tottenham to end the club’s wait for a trophy, which extends to 2008, and is looking to win the League Cup for a 5th time– after three with Chelsea and one with Manchester United.

” It’s not about me, it’s not about me four or 5 times, or me winning at three clubs, it’s not about me at all,” Mourinho said. “It has to do with my club, it has to do with the players who want prizes, it has to do with fans who want prizes.”

Brentford remains in fourth location in the 24-team Champion and has actually beaten 4 Premier League groups to get to its very first ever cup semifinal.

” I have studied football for several years and Jose is one of the greatest of perpetuity so it’s an opportunity to play versus his group,” Brentford supervisor Thomas Frank stated. “I admire him a lot for having that fantastic profession. However when the whistle blows it’s just another chap standing in the dugout.”

Tottenham lacks right back Matt Doherty, who is suspended, while forward Erik Lamela will play no part after being visualized breaking coronavirus rules with 2 colleagues over the Christmas duration. The winner will fulfill Manchester City or Manchester United in the last.

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Cable and satellite packages like Spectrum, Verizon and DirecTV don’t provide you access to ESPN Plus, so if you desire to enjoy the battle card using legal approaches, you’re going to have to pay $5.99 or discover a bar that has the bout on. (Alternatively, ESPN Plus does not offer you access to ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU).

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