THE first domestic final of the year is HERE as Chelsea take on Liverpool in the Carabao Cup final.
And there will be a new winner of the competition for the first time since 2017, after Manchester City’s four triumphs in a row.
City were knocked out by West Ham on penalties in the fourth round.
The Blues are aiming for their second trophy THIS MONTH, having won the Club World Cup in Dubai.
Thomas Tuchel’s side defeated Tottenham in their semi-final to progress to the Carabao Cup final, while Liverpool dispatched of Arsenal in their semi-final.
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When is the Carabao Cup final?
The match kicks off at 4.30pm GMT.
Wembley Stadium plays host to the crunch clash.
What TV channel and live stream is the Carabao Cup final on?
The Carabao Cup final will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Football.
What is the Carabao Cup final team news?
Reece James is set to return to training this week in a huge boost for Chelsea ahead of the Carabao Cup final.
The 22-year-old has since missed 12 games for Chelsea with a hamstring injury, resulting in the Blues falling off the pace in the title race.
But after seven weeks on the sidelines, he will be training with the first team ahead of the Carabao Cup final.
Speaking ahead of Saturday’s win against Crystal Palace, boss Tuchel said: “He is still in individual training, progressing a lot, doing almost everything you can do in individual training and we are waiting for him.”
The Blues meet Lille in the Champions League first on Tuesday.
Jurgen Klopp will be assessing his Liverpool squad in a tough week in which they face Leeds on Wednesday before the final.
And the Reds could be without star man Diogo Jota – whose double against Arsenal in the semi-final fired Liverpool to Wembley.
Jota is recovering from an ankle ligament injury as he races to be fit for the final.
What are the odds?
Chelsea to win: 2/1
Liverpool to win: 7/5
(Odds via Betfair)
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