The first round of the 2023-24 season of the Carabao Cup or EFL Cup is all set to commence on the 8th of August. 72 clubs from EFL Championship, EFL League One, and EFL League Two will compete in the first round. Premier League clubs will join the winning teams in round 2 and round 3. Meanwhile, Indian fans are also excited to watch their favorite English clubs in the domestic Football Cup and they are asking where to watch EFL Cup live streaming in India. In this space, you can find out telecast and streaming details of the Carabao Cup 2023-24.
This will be the 64th season of the English Football League Cup. The knock-out tournament will feature 92 clubs from the top 4 leagues in the English football league system. Manchester United are the defending champion while Liverpool boasts the most successful history in the tournament, having won 9 titles
EFL Cup 2023-24 Format
The first round features 72 clubs. In Round 2, 12 Premier League clubs that are not participating in any European championships will be joined by the 36 winners from Round 1. Moving on to Round 3, the remaining 8 Premier League clubs will then join the 24 winners of the 2nd round. The fourth round will consist of a total of 16 teams, and the following stage will be the quarterfinals.
Whereas, the Carabao Cup semi-finals are contested over two legs To clinch the title, an EFL club must secure victory in 7 consecutive rounds, whereas Premier League clubs require 5 or 6 successive round wins depending on the round they enter.
EFL Cup Live Streaming in India
Dream Sports-owned Fancode which is emerging as a top sports streaming platform in India has acquired broadcasting rights from the English Football League. So, you can watch Carabao Cup live stream in India exclusively on the Fancode OTT app. Selected 30 games of the tournament including all quarter-finals, semi-finals, and the final will broadcasted on the app.
A subscription is required to watch EFL Cup Live Streaming on the Fancode app. And the OTT service is offering a Tour Pass for 69 rupees purchasing which users will be able to watch these 30 games. A Match Pass worth 15 rupees is also available but it will give you access to watch a single specific game of choice.
Carabao Cup Live Telecast in India
Fancode doesn’t own a TV channel. So, unfortunately, the live telecast of the Carabao Cup won’t be available on any broadcast Channel in India. However, the Fancode app is available on Android TVs, Amazon fire stick, etc. So, the option to watch EFL Cup on TV in India is available.
EFL Cup Streaming in the UK, USA, and Australia
- UK: Sky Sports, EFL iFollow, Carabao Cup official website (for some matches)
- USA: ESPN+ app
- Australia: beIN Sports