The EFL Cup brings together the best of the best from the English Premier League to slog it out against the other top sides from the three leagues below. Use this guide to see what’s available on live TV in Australia, and don’t miss a minute of these marquee matches when streaming them to a mobile device.
English League Cup 2021 TV Preview
This is the 61st edition of the Carabao Cup, formally known as the English League Cup. Like the Community Shield and FA Cup, this competition offers Premier League clubs a chance to win a prestigious piece of silverware. The format sees 92 teams from the Premier League and EFL divided into seven rounds, with sides competing in European competitions getting an automatic entry into the third round. The most successful club in the history of this tournament has been Liverpool, who have won it eight times, their most recent victory coming in 2012.
Manchester City are the defending champs having defeated Aston Villa 2-1 in the 2020 EFL Cup Final, which was hosted in Wembley Stadium. For Manchester City, it was the third time in a row they claimed the English League Cup and sixth overall. This year sees some of the biggest names in World football into the final stages of the competition, including City, Manchester United and Tottenham. Find out how to watch every minute of the EFL Cup online in Australia right here.
EFL Cup Final 2021 LIVE TV Times (Sydney time)
|Mon, 26th Apr||Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur||LIVE: 1.30am||Kayo / Foxtel|
|Mon, 26th Apr||Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur||Replay: TBC||Kayo / Foxtel|
*Shown as Sydney time, adjust for regional differences. Currently, EFL Cup free to air TV broadcasts are not available in Australia.
Watch or Stream the EFL Cup Final Live
beIN Sports are the official Australian Carabao Cup broadcaster, and will be televising several live matches each week of play. You can access these English Leage Cup on beIN Sports telecasts through either Foxtel, Telstra, Foxtel Now or Kayo Sports. Foxtel, Telstra and Kayo Sports will also carry beIN’s coverage of the FFA Cup and La Liga, in addition to every match of the A League live with no ad-breaks during play.
If you’re a resident of Australia you may wish to look into the Kayo Sports 14 day free trial. With Kayo you will have access to the same beIN broadcasts as Foxtel, and can stream the EFL Cup live to eligible devices and browsers. The Live English League Cup Cup matches on the beIN channels will have a match tile on Kayo, where they will also be available to watch On Demand should you wish to catch up.
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How to Watch the EFL Cup Online in Australia
Australian streaming services Kayo Sports and Foxtel Now work with a wide variety of devices that will enable you to stream the Carabao Cup online, including Telstra TV, Chrome browsers on both PCs and Macs, and iOS or Android mobile devices (which also let you connect Chromecast to your TV if you have the capability) and more:
|EFL Cup Streaming Device List||User Guide|
|PC/Mac||Yes, web browser only (Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge)|
|iOS/Android Phones/Tablets||Yes, via native apps (iOS 11 and Android 6 minimum).|
|Google Chromecast||Yes, the Chromecast Ultra or 3rd Generation required for 1080p HD, otherwise 720p.|
|Telstra TV||Yes, Split View not available; TTV1 limited to 720p.|
|Android TV||Yes, via app for version 7.0 and up.|
|Samsung Smart TVs||App in development – coming soon|
|PS4 and Xbox One||Apps in development – coming soon|
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