Carling Cup draw: Manchester City to take on Liverpool in semi-finals
Manchester City will face Liverpool, while Crystal Palace will take on Cardiff in the semi-finals of the Carling Cup
Manchester City will take on Liverpool for a place in the Carling Cup final after Wednesday’s semi-final draw paired the two Premier League sides together.
Kenny Dalglish’s men booked their place in the last four with a 2-0 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, while City sealed their spot thanks to their 1-0 win at Arsenal.
The draw ensures there will be a Championship team in the final of this year’s competition as Crystal Palace, who stunned Manchester United to claim a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford on Wednesday night, will take on Cardiff, who dumped Steve Kean’s Blackburn Rovers out the night before.
The semi-finals take place in January over two legs, with City and Palace at home for the first legs.
Carling Cup semi-final draw in full
Manchester City v Liverpool
Crystal Palace v Cardiff
(First legs to be played in week commencing 9 January 2012, second legs to be played in week commencing 23 January 2012)