The Carabao Cup is an annual knockout football competition in men’s domestic English football. As usual, all 92 teams from the English Football League participate. This year, the final takes place at Wembley Stadium in London on 1st March, 2020. The semi-finals will take place in January. There are several ways to watch this great event including Sky Go and ESPN as long as you have a subscription. However, if you are outside of those targeted areas, you will need to use a VPN to get around any geo-restrictions.
How to Watch the EFLCarabao Cup from Anywhere
There is more than one network that will cover the tournament. For the of sake these instructions, we will use ESPN+ in the United States.
Since 1960, the EFL Cup (Carabao for licensing) has been played alongside of the Premier League and the FA Cup. As you might be able to guess, Liverpool has won the cup the most number of times and has had the most appearances. This matchup is going to be exciting and it all comes down to the final match. No fan of the EFL should miss out on this one.
There are several ways to watch it, and we are going to use the 2 biggest providers.
- ESPN (USA)
- Sky Go (UK)
Once you have a subscription to one of those, watching coverage is easy. You can either sign up for an external streaming service typically to use ESPN. If you are not in the country, you would need to connect to a VPN first to do that as well. Once you have your account set up, simply connect to a US server and you can watch all of the exciting coverage. The same can be said for and Sky Go. However, you would need to connect to the UK for those.
Here’s a quick look at the schedule for the semi-finals:
- 7 January – Manchester United vs. Manchester City
- 8 January – Leicester City vs. Aston Villa
- 28 January – Aston Villa vs. Leicester City
- 29 January – Manchester City vs. Manchester United
If you do not have access to one of the networks, ESPN is available through several different streaming services like ESPN+, Fubo TV or Sling TV. If you will not be in the US at the time of the games and still want to watch, you will need to use a VPN. Simply connect to a server in the US and you are ready to watch. Make sure you have signed up for streaming service before watching of course.
And there you have the best way to watch the Carabao Cup from anywhere you may be. You will want to use a provider with fast connections to help you get around geo-blocks and stream the events live with a VPN.