How to watch the EFL Cup in Australia

English football is home to plenty of action, with no shortage of competitions, leagues and games to get fans from all over the world yelling at the TV in excitement and distress. But while some will simply think of the English Premier League as the only competition to care about, the rest of us know that there’s plenty more out there, including the EFL Cup. But how can you watch the EFL Cup in Australia, and who has the broadcasting rights? Find out how to watch the EFL Cup in this Canstar Blue guide.

How to watch the EFL Cup

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All matches of the EFL Cup are available to stream via beIN SPORTS, with subsequent streams available on Kayo and Foxtel, who have a distribution deal with beIN SPORTS.

Watch EFL Cup on beIN SPORTS

beIN SPORTS has full coverage of the EFL Cup in Australia, with both live and on-demand replays available throughout the competition. beIN SPORTS additionally also offers highlights, analysis and statistics, allowing you to pass the time between matches.

Watch EFL Cup on Kayo

Kayo has live and on-demand coverage of the EFL Cup, although live coverage is only available from the semi-finals onwards.

Stream Sports with Kayo

Keen for some more football? Check out what competitions and other sports Kayo has on offer. Click ‘go to site’ for more details.

Brand Subscription Type No. of Screens/same time viewing Advertised Cost^^/month
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Kayo One Subscription

  • More than 15,000 hours of sport on-demand
  • Watch on 1 screen at the same time
  • 14 days FREE trial (New Customers Only)

min. cost $25 over 1 month

1No. of Screens /same time viewing $25Advertised Cost/month Go To Site
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Basic Subscription

  • More than 15,000 hours of sport on-demand
  • Watch on 2 screens at the same time
  • 14 days FREE trial (New Customers Only)

min. cost $27.50 over 1 month

2No. of Screens /same time viewing $27.50Advertised Cost/month Go To Site
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Premium Subscription

  • More than 15,000 hours of sport on-demand
  • Watch on 3 screens at the same time
  • 14 days FREE trial (New Customers Only)

min. cost $35 over 1 month

3No. of Screens /same time viewing $35
Advertised Cost/month
Go To Site
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Telstra Exclusive Offer – Basic Subscription

  • Special Offer: Save $10/mth on Kayo for 12 months
  • Available to Telstra customers only. T&Cs Apply
  • Stream over 50 sports, Live & On Demand
  • Watch on 2 screens at the same time – Add up to 5 profiles

min. cost $15/mth first 12 months then $27.50/mth

2No. of Screens /same time viewing $27.50$15
Advertised Cost/month
Get Offeron Telstra’s website

Watch EFL Cup on Foxtel

Foxtel offers coverage of the EFL Cup due to its distribution deal with beIN SPORTS. You can tune into the majority of EFL Cup matches with Foxtel’s Sports Pack.

When does the EFL Cup start?

The 2021-2022 EFL Cup begins on July 31, 2021, and will finish in February 2022. There will be over 90 matches played throughout the competition.

EFL Cup Fixtures

EFL Cup Foden

The Semi-Finals of the EFL Cup is about to kick off, with the EFL Cup fixtures below:

  • Chelsea Vs. Tottenham – 5:45am (AEST) Thursday, January 6
  • Tottenham Vs. Chelsea – 5:45am (AEST) Thursday, January 13
  • Liverpool Vs. Arsenal – 5:45am (AEST) Friday, January 14
  • Arsenal Vs. Liverpool – 5:45am (AEST) Friday, January 21

When is the EFL Cup final?

The 2021-2022 EFL Cup Final will be played on February 27, 2022 at Wembley Stadium in London, with Chelsea taking on Liverpool for the title. No time has been announced as yet, with the match also dependent on COVID restrictions.

What is the EFL Cup?

The EFL Cup – also known as the Carabao Cup, and colloquially known as simply the ‘League Cup’ – is an annual knockout football competition that is open to any team in top flights of English men’s football, including the Premier League, Championship League, League One and League Two. Played over seven rounds, the EFL Cup features primarily single-leg matches in the opening rounds, before switching to two-leg matches in the later stages, with the team with the higher aggregate score moving onto the next round. The EFL Cup is also a qualifier competition for the UEFA Europa League.

Picture credit: EFL.com

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