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How to watch the Carabao Cup: Live stream the 2021-22 EFL Cup Quarter-Final

Watch the Carabao Cup quarter-final fixtures, including Liverpool vs Leicester City and Spurs vs West Ham, anywhere online

The Carabao Cup 2021-22 Quarter-final takes place on 21 and 22 December 2021. Of these, one game will be played on 21 December, while the other three will take place on 22 December. UK channel Sky Sports will broadcast the marquee fixtures in the UK.

Seven teams from the Premier League have qualified for the Carabao Cup quarter-final. The eighth team is Sunderland, who defeated fellow League One side Queens Park Rangers on penalties to qualify for the knockout round.

The biggest upset in October’s Round of 16 came when West Ham defeated four-time-reigning champions Manchester City in the penalty shootout. In the other games, Liverpool defeated Preston 2-0, Tottenham narrowly got past Burnley 1-0, Leicester City needed a penalty shoutout to relegate Brighton, and Brentford defeated Stoke City 2-1.

In December’s quarter-final fixtures, Arsenal face Sunderland, while Brentford face Chelsea. Liverpool won’t have it easy against a determined Leicester City, while the biggest clash will be the North London derby as Tottenham Hotspur take on West Ham United for a place in the semi-final.

Carabao Cup 2021-22: Quarter-final fixtures (21 and 22 December)

Tuesday, 21 December at 7:45pm

  • Arsenal vs Sunderland

Wednesday, 22 September at 7:45pm

  • Brentford vs Chelsea
  • Liverpool vs Leicester City
  • Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham United

Sky Sports Carabao Cup Fixtures

How to watch the Carabao Cup in the UK: Sky Sports

The best way to watch marquee Carabao Cup games in the UK this season is to subscribe to Sky Sports. If you have Sky TV, it’s easy to upgrade to Sky Sports for £23/mth on an 18-month contract. This gives you access to all 11 Sky Sports channels, including eight in HD. This means that, apart from the Carabao Cup, you can watch live coverage of the Premier League, EFL Championship, Formula 1, NBA, NFL and other worldwide sporting events.

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How to stream the Carabao Cup in the UK: Now Sports Membership

If you want to watch the marquee clashes of the Carabao Cup without Sky TV’s contracts and fees, then your best option is to subscribe to the Now Sports Membership. This is a subscription-based on-demand service giving you access to all Sky Sports content without any of the subsidiary fees or long-term commitments.

You can register your Now account on up to six devices and stream content on any two devices simultaneously. There are two Now Sports Memberships that you can use to stream the Carabao Cup.

  • Now TV Sky Sports Day Pass for £10
  • Now TV Sky Sports Month Pass for £34

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How to watch the Carabao Cup anywhere in the world: use a good VPN service

By default, both the streaming services we’ve mentioned are geo-blocked, meaning you won’t be able to watch Sky Sports or Now TV Sky Sports Pass if you’re outside the UK unless you use a good VPN service on your PC or mobile device. A good VPN service does much more than let you stream content that’s not available in your country. We think that it’s becoming increasingly important for everyone to use one because whenever you switch on a VPN all your online activity is encrypted, meaning no one – not even your ISP – can see what you do when you go online.

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