The Government of the United Kingdom announced this Sunday that the final of the English League Cup, which will be played on April 25 by Pep Guardiola's Manchester City and José Mourinho's Tottenham, will be played with an audience at Wembley, specifically 8,000 spectators , as part of the pilot program to assess the return of large numbers of fans to stadiums, in which matches are played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Initially, the final between City and Tottenham was scheduled to be played on February 28, but it was postponed to try that at a later date, and if the pandemic figures improved, it could be played with the public at Wembley.
Manchester City itself confirmed that the British Government has given the green light for the final to be played in public. Fans of ‘citizens’ and Spurs, public residing in the vicinity of Wembley and workers of the National Health Service (Health service) will be able to buy tickets.
The FA Cup semi-final between Leicester and Southampton, on April 18, will be able to host 4,000 spectators, also at Wembley. The final, on May 15 on the same stage, will be able to host 21,000.