Carabao Cup: Additional time scrapped & VAR for use at Premier League grounds
The Carabao Cup is to scrap additional time for the 2018-19 season, whereas all video games at Premier League grounds will use VAR.
EFL Cup matches will now go straight to penalty kicks if the scores are stage after 90 minutes to cut back “extra fatigue points” following a vote by English Soccer League golf equipment.
Additional time will now solely be performed within the closing at Wembley, whereas the ABBA penalty format can also be to be scrapped.
Seeding might be eliminated for the primary two rounds of the competitors.
However spherical one will stay regionalised into North and South sections.
A “statistical evaluation” demonstrated that just about 85% of matches performed within the Carabao Cup have been determined after 90 minutes, resulting in golf equipment opting to cease the additional 30 minutes earlier than a penalty shootout.
The choice to revert again to a Crew A, Crew B penalty system after a one-season trial with the ABBA format might be utilized to all EFL competitions.
The long run format of the Checkatrade Trophy has additionally been on the EFL’s agenda, with some minor adjustments for subsequent season already agreed.
- EFL golf equipment will now be capable of embrace gamers who’re on mortgage at Nationwide League golf equipment.
- Class One groups who participate will solely be allowed to call two gamers who’re over the age of 21 and have performed greater than 40 first-team video games.
Additional suggestions on the competitors was additionally garnered and a membership assembly is scheduled for September when different attainable adjustments might be mentioned.