The EFL Cup currently known as the Carabao Cup for sponsorship reasons, is an annual knockout football competition in men's domestic English football. Organised by the English Football League (EFL), it is open to any club within Most successful club(s) : Liverpool (8 titles). The home of League Cup Football on BBC Sport online. for penalty shootouts will be implemented in all English Football League competitions in 4d. English League Cup - Southampton 1 Liverpool 0 Liverpool and Manchester City face off in the League Cup final under managers at very different stages of. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Click here to update your browser You are using an outdated browser. Articles provided by OMNISPORT. Puel wants reaction to EFL Cup defeat Southampton Mar 1, PA Sport. Tottenham Hotspur were the first team to qualify for Europe by virtue of winning the competition. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ; additional terms may apply. Internet reacts to EFL Cup draw blunders The EFL Cup draw was full of mistakes and people online had something to say. Where would Man Utd be without Zlatan? The information contained in Goal. Aston Villa were the inaugural winners in —61, defeating Rotherham United 3—2 in the final over two legs. The original idea for a League Cup came from Stanley Rous who saw the competition as a consolation for clubs who had already been knocked out of the FA Cup. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was grateful to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as he felt extra-time would have been a problem.