EFL cup semi final match first leg will be held early morning 4 am. Lat match ended 2-2 in EPL games. But in EFL cup, what Conte would be done facing arsenal again meet Arsenge Wenger.
So, realistically, their season depends on winning the Europa League to gain Champions League entry next season. But they must also have a back-up and, should they slip significantly out of the Premier League top six a Carabao Cup victory would come in very handy.
Not to mention put a trophy on boss Arsene Wenger’s enviable CV.
Chelsea are still in the Champions League and the FA Cup, and are chasing second spot in the Premier League.
But they, too, would relish a day out at Wembley and a decent trophy in the Stamford Bridge cabinet.
So there will be all to play for in the second leg of this intriguing semi-final.
When does the Carabao Cup second leg take place?
The second leg of this all-London affair takes place at the Emirates on Wednesday, January 24, kick-off 8.00pm.