January 12, (THEWILL) – In the EFL Cup semi-finals, Manchester United have been drawn to face Nottingham Forest, and Newcastle United will go against Southampton for a slot in the final.
Having defeated third-tier Charlton Athletic 3-0 in the round of eight, Erik ten Hag’s team will now head to the City Ground for the first leg of their two-game semifinal tie as United looks to win its first trophy since 2017.
Forest has struggled in the Premier League as they fight to stay up, but they defeated Wolves on penalties on Wednesday following a 1-1 draw to move closer to the Wembley Stadium final.
Newcastle advanced to the competition’s semi-finals for the first time since 1976 with a 2-0 victory over Leicester City. They will now travel to Southampton, the bottom team in the Premier League that shockingly beat Manchester City, for the first leg.