This will be Liverpool’s 12th League Cup final, a record for the competition. Of the previous 11, they’ve lifted the trophy eight times – between 1981 and 2012 – most recently against Cardiff on penalties.
Manchester City have been in four previous League Cup finals, winning in 1970, 1976 and most recently in 2014 against Sunderland. They were runners-up in 1974, losing to Wolves.
As far as we are aware they have never played each other before in the Final. Current best price on Liverpool is with Bet365 at 11/5. Ladbrokes are best price the draw at 12/5 and Manchester City at 13/8 bet here now.
Assistant Referees: Simon Bennett and Adrian Holmes
Fourth Official: Bobby Madley
Reserve Assistant Referee: Eddie Smart