EFL CUP: Manchester City To Go Through To The Final When They Face Manchester United On Wednesday 6th Of January.

United made it to the Semi-finals without conceding a single goal in their previous three games in this competition. They defeated the Championship side Luton Town 3-0, and also thrashed Brighton with the same scoreline. They beat Everton 2-0 in the Quarter-finals.

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last 10 Premier League outings, with 8 wins and 2 draws coming during that period. They beat Aston Villa 2-1 last time out, meaning they now sit second in the Premier League table with 4-points ahead of Manchester City.

Manchester City head into this Semi-final on an 11 game unbeaten streak in all competitions, including 7 matches in the Premier League. They defeated Bournemouth 2-1 and also thrashed Burnley 3-0 and they went ahead to beat Arsenal 4-1 in the Quarter-final.

Manchester City have scored over 2.5 goals in 3 of their previous 4 victories. They moved up to 5th on Sunday following a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, first-half goals from Ikay Gundogan, Phil Foden and Kevin De Bruyne sealed the deal early on, before Callum HUdson-Odoi netted a late consolation.

These rivals faced each other in the Premier League last month, with the match ending in a goalless draw at Old Trafford. That means Manchester United are unbeaten in their previous 3 matches against Manchester City, with 2 victories coming for Manchester United last season.

Manchester United will be without the suspended Edinson Cavani, while Victor Lindelof, Phil Jonesand Marcos Rojo are all injured. The rest of the squad should be available.

Manchester City players that missed the victory against Chelsea, in the like of Eric Garcia, Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker and Ederson due to COVID are still unclear whether they will return for this fixture or not.