Carabao Cup Final 2023: How To Watch Manchester United vs Newcastle

Manchester United and manager Erik ten Hag have the opportunity to complete a perfect week by winning the Carabao Cup final against Newcastle United and lifting the first trophy of the season.

United followed up winning 3-0 against Leicester City at Old Trafford, which extended the gap between themselves and this weekend’s opponents in the Premier League table to eight points, by coming from behind in their midweek Europa League play-off tie against Barcelona to progress through to the last 16 of UEFA’s second-tier competition.

Victory in the capital would see Ten Hag come through a pivotal week with flying colours. Newcastle will have something to say about that, though, as they hope to make history in their first cup final since 1999.

What time is kick-off?

Kick-off is set for 4:30pm (11.30am EST) on Sunday.

How can I watch in the UK?

As with every round of the Carabao Cup, Sky Sports are broadcasting the final live. Their coverage starts an hour-and-a-half before kick-off (3:00pm, 10.00am EST) at Wembley on their ‘Football’ channel, with ‘Main Event’ also showing the programme from 3:30pm (10:30am EST) until its scheduled conclusion at 7:30pm.

How can I watch in the US?

The match is being streamed live on ESPN+, with coverage on the service starting at 10:30am ET and 7:30am PT, or 10 minutes earlier on @ESPN where a pre-game show is being aired. Spanish language commentary is also available five minutes before kick-off on ESPN+.

Ten Hag confirmed on Friday afternoon that he was unsure whether Marcus Rashford would be fit for Wembley. The forward picked up a knock in Thursday’s win over Barcelona but travelled with the squad to Wembley. Anthony Martial is still out with a hip injury.

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