Carabao Cup Semi-Final Draw: Pulisic and Balogun Avoid Direct Clash

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Having advanced to the final four of the Carabao Cup, Christian Pulisic and Chelsea have been drawn against Tottenham, while Folarin Balogun’s Arsenal take on Liverpool.

The 2022 Carabao Cup Final is the next target for American’s Christian Pulisic and Folarin Balogun as their teams reached the semi-finals with wins over Brentford and Sunderland, respectively. 

Pulisic earned his side a penalty to give his team the insurance goal in their nervy 2-0 win over Brentford while Balogun started and went 56 minutes for Arsenal in their 5-1 thumping of Lynden Gooch’s Sunderland.

Arsenal will have it all to do against Liverpool who came back against Leicester in dramatic fashion to secure a penalty kick shootout win. It took Chelsea until the 80th minute to find the winner over Premier League new boys Brentford, but the clean sheet will please Thomas Tuchel.

Watch all four of the quarter final games highlights below and tell us who you think will feature in the Carbao Cup Finals. Will it be Pulisic vs Balogun?

Brentford 0 – 2 Chelsea

Tottenham 2 – 1 West Ham

Arsenal 5 – 1 Sunderland

Liverpool 3* – 3 Leicester

*Liverpool win 5-4 on Penalty Kicks

The semifinal of the Carabao Cup will be played over two legs in the beginning of the new year, with the first leg on January 5 and the return one week later.

Carabao Cup Semifinal Draw

Chelsea (Christian Pulisic) – Tottenham
Arsenal (Folarin Balogun) – Liverpool


Andrew Vorce

I do it all! Youth club coach for 15+ years, very retired semi-pro indoor player, journalist for Yanks Abroad, and VP of Operations for the Warrior Soccer Tour. Soccer, soccer, soccer. Avid soccer enthusiast and travel to Europe every summer to take kids to go compete against European youth teams.

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