TAfter the rumors of the last weeks it has been officially confirmed that the Carabao Cup final will be played with an audience. Manchester City and Tottenham meet on April 25 at Wembley, with 8,000 spectators in the stands.
As announced by the EFL in a press release: “Having worked extensively with relevant stakeholders, the EFL can confirm that a portion of the tickets will be available to finalist clubs, which means that fans on each side will be able to cheer on. their teams, marking a welcome return for English football fans. “
The party will serve as a test bed against the coronavirus. As part of the Event Investigation Program, the Carabao Cup final will be one of the sporting events to be used to collect evidence and collect best practices to manage and mitigate transmission risk.
“The overall goal of the EFL has always been to seek to get fans back to the stadiums as soon as it is safe to do so and we welcome the opportunity to play our role by working in collaboration with Wembley Stadium, the local authorities and the specialists who oversee the research program. These collective efforts will be crucial as we seek the return of EFL club fans for the Play-Offs and the start of the 2021/22 season, so our members can plan with confidence, “said Rick. Parry, president of the EFL.