Sunday will see the first major trophy of the English season awarded, as Manchester City aim to lift the Carabao Cup -- named after a Thai energy drink, in case you wondered! -- for a third straight year when they face Aston Villa at Wembley (Stream LIVE on ESPN+ in the U.S. at 11:25 a.m. ET, following a LIVE social show from Wembley 30 minutes prior to kickoff).
Pep Guardiola's side achieved an unprecedented domestic treble last year by winning the Premier League and FA Cup in addition to the Carabao...
Aymeric Laporte will miss the Carabao Cup final on Sunday and Manchester City's forthcoming games against Manchester United and Real Madrid after being ruled out for a month with a hamstring injury.
The French defender, who was sidelined for almost five months earlier this season with knee ligament damage, sustained his latest injury during the first half of City's Champions League round-of-16 first-leg victory against Real in the Bernabeu on Wednesday.