Mumbai: Vh1 India & Colors Infinity to air the knockouts of Carabao Cup on 30th and 31st October exclusively as the English Football League’s annual knockout competition – Carabao Cup heads towards another round of dramatic matches with some of the top clubs facing-off in the round of 16.
The third round witnessed 32 teams battle it out for progression in the competition, with many scares and surprises as Manchester United needed penalties to overcome Rochdale – a League One team, while Tottenham fell victim to League Two side Colchester United. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils have a lot to prove as they now face a tough trip to Stamford bridge where the mighty blues – Chelsea await them. Underrated Premiere League contenders – Arsenal take on current leaders – Liverpool at Anfield, while last year’s champions – Manchester City face Southampton in their pursuit of a third consecutive Carabao Cup at home at the Etihad Stadium.
Adding Carabao Cup football to the channels’ programming, Hashim D’Souza – Head of Programming, English Entertainment, Viacom18, said “Offering comprehensive entertainment for our audience across ages and milieu, we continue to add properties in our programming, from big ticket international awards to some of the most popular shows, as well as coveted events like the Carabao Cup. The fandom of English football in India is larger than any other league, and we’re showcasing some of the biggest knockout clashes of the season to the audience. With a few surprises in the previous round of matches, we expect fireworks in the upcoming games.”
Carabao Cup witnesses Manchester United face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, while Arsenal take a trip to Anfield as they go head-to-head against the mighty Liverpool. On the other hand Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City hope to repeat last year’s feat and retain the trophy as they face Southampton in the round of 16.
|Everton vs Watford||30th October||1:15am||Vh1 SD|
|Manchester City vs Southampton||30th October||1:15am||Vh1 HD and Colors Infinity HD|
|Liverpool vs Arsenal||31st October||1:00am||Vh1 SD and HD|
|Chelsea vs Manchester United||31st October||1:35am||Colors Infinity HD|