SPORTS UPDATE: TOTTENHAM & CHELSEA FC GETS TOUGH OPPONENTS IN Caraboa Cup Semi-Final

 

English football club - Tottenham Hotspur will tackle their neighbours Chelsea FC in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup

- Defending champions Manchester City will clash with Championship side Burton Albion

- First leg matches will hold in the week commencing January 7, while the reverse games will commence on the 21st of January 2019,Tottenham claimed a 2-0 win over Arsenal at Emirates on Wednesday evening to set up a derby semi-finals clash against Chelsea that needed a late Eden Hazard goal to beat Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge.

Pep Guardiola’s Man City went through penalty shoot-out to beat Leicester City in the quarter-finals, while Burton Albion toppled Championship club Middlesbrough to reach the semi-finals.

Speaking with Sky Sports moments after the draw Tottenham Hotspur boss - Mauricio Pochettino told Sky Sports that facing Chelsea I the semis will be a huge game

“A very difficult draw, another London derby. We have already played Watford, West Ham and Arsenal.

“We shall see, Chelsea are a great team but we are excited. To be in the semi-final is fantatsic for us.


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