Carabao Cup fixtures 2022/23: Draw, results, dates, times for every round to final

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August 22, 2022

A total of 92 clubs are looking to get the trophy from Liverpool as winners of the 2022/23 Carabao Cup, also known as the League Cup or EFL Cup, which is the first major domestic cup trophy awarded in England every year.

Liverpool beat Chelsea in the final of the 2021/22 edition after a memorable penalty shootout where Liverpool overcame Norwich City (3rd Round), Preston North End (4th Round), Leicester City (quarter-finals), and Arsenal (semi-finals) en route to the title.

The 92 participating clubs in the tournament hail from the top four tiers of English football: Premier League (20 clubs), Championship (24 clubs), League One (24), and League Two (24). 

The 13 Premier League clubs not involved in European cup competitions join in the 2nd Round, and the remaining seven sides enter in the 3rd Round.

  • 1st Round: Aug. 9-11
  • 2nd Round: Aug. 23-25
  • 3rd Round (Rd of 32): Nov. 8-10
  • 4th Round (Rd of 16): Dec. 20-22
  • Quarter-finals: Jan. 10-12
  • Semi-finals: Jan. 24-26 (Leg 1), Jan. 31-Feb. 2 (Leg 2)
  • Final: Sun, Feb. 26

The final is traditionally held at Wembley Stadium in London.

The World Cup final takes place on December 18 and Premier League action will resume eight days later on Boxing Day, Monday, December 26. The final round of Premier League matches, to be played on May 28, 2023, will kick off simultaneously as is customary.

Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Bolton vs. Aston Villa
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Derby County vs. West Brom/Sheffield Utd.
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Wolves vs. Preston North End
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Leeds United vs. Barnsley
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Fleetwood vs. Everton
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Sheffield Wednesday vs. Rochdale
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Tranmere Rovers vs. Newcastle United
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Rotherham vs. Morecambe
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Barrow vs. Lincoln
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Stockport County vs. Leicester City
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Bradford City vs. Blackburn
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Grimbsy Town vs. Nottingham Forest
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Shrewsbury vs. Burnley
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Stevenage vs. Peterborough
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Norwich City vs. Bournemouth
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Newport vs. Portsmouth
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Oxford vs. Crystal Palace
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Watford vs. MK Dons
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Colchester vs. Brentford
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Wycombe vs. Bristol City
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Walsall vs. Charlton Athletic
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Crawley vs. Fulham
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Cambridge vs. Southampton
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Gillingham vs. Exeter
Tue-Thurs, Aug 23-25Forest Green vs. Brighton

Here are the 49 clubs qualified to the 2nd Round with West Brom or Sheffield United to join them:

 No. of clubsClubs qualified
Prem. League13Aston Villa, Bournemouth, Brentford, Brighton, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Leeds, Leicester, Newcastle, Nott’m Forest, Southampton, Wolves
Championship7Blackburn, Bristol City, Burnley, Norwich City, Preston North End, Rotherham, Watford
League One17Barnsley, Bolton, Cambridge, Charlton, Derby, Exeter, Fleetwood, Forest Green, Lincoln City, MK Dons, Morecambe, Oxford, Peterborough, Portsmouth, Sheffield Wednesday, Shrewsbury, Wycombe
League Two12Barrow, Bradford, Colchester, Crawley, Gillingham, Grimsby, Newport, Rochdale, Stevenage, Stockport, Tranmere, Walsall
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