The Carabao Cup will celebrate its 60th year as a major cup competition when Manchester City clash with Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium. City, the defending champions, will be battling to retain the title for a third consecutive year and subsequently become only the second team to do so after Liverpool did so during their dominant years in the 1980s.
Back then, the Reds won the League Cup in four consecutive seasons from 1981-1984. Now, Pep Guardiola can win City's seventh trophy in this competition and secure the club's fifth in the last seven seasons, as well.
On the other hand, Villa go into the final seeking their sixth trophy, which will bring them level with the Sky Blues on all-time Carabao Cup titles. It will also be the Villians' last major trophy since their most recent League Cup win in 1996, besides their Championship Playoff win. in 2018-19.