As it happened: Everton 0-2 Manchester United Live: Cavani and Martial fire United into the Semi finals
Everton's Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes (L) vies for the ball against Manchester United's English striker Mason Greenwood (C) during the English League Cup quarter final football match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park in Liverpool on December 23, 2020. (Photo by Nick Potts / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by NICK POTTS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)


23:00a month ago

That's all folks!

Thank you for joining me, James Ridge, for live coverage of Manchester United's 2-0 win away to Everton.

Who do you want in the semi finals? 

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22:58a month ago

Record breakers

United have now won 13 consecutive domestic away games against top-flight clubs, an all-time club record
22:57a month ago

GOODison Park

United have now beaten Everton at home twice in the space of two months.

A happy hunting ground for Solskjaer's reds

22:56a month ago

All smiles in Manchester


22:55a month ago


United leave it late yet again to claim a deserved 0-2 victory.

A stunning opener from Cavani was complimented by a neat Martial finish to book United's place in the semi final

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Game over!

United counter yet again as Martial finds himself one-on-one with Olsen and finds the bottom corner

22:52a month ago

95' Save

United counter again but Rashford's effort is well saved by Olsen
22:52a month ago

95' Off the bar!

United counter as Fernandes finds it on the edge of the box but his effort clips the bar
22:51a month ago

94' Yellow

Shaw booked for time wasting
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Henderson claims under heavy pressure
22:50a month ago

93' Corner

Everton have a corner...
22:49a month ago

92' Blocked

Rashford cuts in from the left before seeing his effort blocked for a corner
22:48a month ago

91' Yellow

Martial booked for a challenge on Coleman
22:47a month ago

90' Over!

Godfrey heads Sigurdsson's delivery over from close range under a lot of pressure
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Martial darts through the middle of the pitch before picking out Cavani on the left.

He cuts inside before rifling an effort into the far bottom corner!

22:44a month ago

87' Wide

Sigurdsson throws himself at Iwobi's cross but can't direct his header goalwards
22:43a month ago

86' Chance

Fernandes slips in Martial but the ball hits his standing foot as he goes to strike it and the ball goes out of play
22:42a month ago


United ending the game the stronger of the two teams
22:41a month ago

84' Sub

Shaw replaces Telles
22:39a month ago


A reminder than this tie goes straight to penalties if it ends even
22:38a month ago

81' Over

Telles clears the crossbar with his effort from the free kick
22:37a month ago


Pogba wins a free kick right on the edge of the box
22:36a month ago


Passing from both teams has been poor recently
22:33a month ago

76' Close

Martial fizzes a low ball across which is just about scrambled clear
22:32a month ago


Crossing opportunity for Rashford but he gets his delivery all wrong
22:27a month ago

70' Chance

Great work by Colman to bomb forward but his pass forward isn't anticipated by Calvert-Lewin
22:24a month ago

67' Subs

United changes as Greenwood and Van de Beek are replaced by Rashford and Martial
22:21a month ago


Looks like Rashford will be coming on
22:19a month ago

62' Over

United work the ball well to Fernandes on the edge of the box but his effort is way over the bar
22:16a month ago


Greenwood clearly taken out on the edge of the box but the referee misses it
22:15a month ago

58' Subs

Substitutions for Everton and Bernard and Davies replace Richarlison and Gomes
22:13a month ago

57' Yellow

Pogba booked for a challenge on Godfrey
22:12a month ago


Richarlison down after a clattering challenge with Bailly
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Mina down after a scuffle with Cavani
22:06a month ago

49' Wide

Cavani bursts through on goal but the angle was always against him and his shot finds the side netting
22:02a month ago

46' Kick off

The game is back underway
22:01a month ago

Kick off coming soon...

The players are back out, ready for the second half
21:47a month ago

Half Time

Half time at Goodison Park as the sides go in goalless.

United undoubtedly the better side with a constant stream of chances, however, Everton have shown on occasion that they can be a threat

21:46a month ago

46' Save

Fernandes strikes one from a long way out which tests Olsen 
21:45a month ago


There will be ONE added minute
21:45a month ago


Brilliant interplay by United in the middle of the park, but the final ball is just lacking quality
21:43a month ago


The game just starting to fizzle out as both sides look for the half time whistle
21:40a month ago

41' Save

A poor effort by Sigurdsson's standards as it's straight at Henderson
21:39a month ago


The ball almost falls for Godfrey in the box but the ball is scrambled clear
21:38a month ago

39' Corner

Another Everton corner
21:37a month ago

37' Save!

Sigurdsson's effort is well saved by Henderson for a corner
21:36a month ago


Everton free kick very much in Sigurdsson range
21:34a month ago

35' Save

Calvert-Lewin meets the header but his effort is easily saved by Henderson
21:34a month ago


Corner to Everton after their first spell of any sort of possession
21:28a month ago


United have had nine shots and 71% possession so far.


21:27a month ago

27' Save!

The corner from Telles goes through everyone to Pogba at the far post, but his header is straight at Olsen
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27' Close!

United close again as Mina inadvertently flicks on Fernandes' cross but it narrowly avoids the on rushing Cavani
21:24a month ago

25' Close!

The closest United have come so far. 

Telles' cross finds the glancing head of Greenwood but his effort goes just centimetres past the far post

21:23a month ago


Slick build up play leads to Pogba spinning a ball in behind for Tuanzebe, but he's crowded out by three Everton defenders
21:21a month ago

21' Block!

Everton produce their first opening as Sigurdsson dances into the box before seeing his shot blocked by Matic
21:18a month ago


The game has just died down in the last few minutes, you feel United need to make the most of this dominant spell
21:16a month ago

15' Chance!

Cavani forces a brilliant double save from Olsen.

Surely only a matter of time before the deadlock is broken

21:14a month ago

14' Chance

Yet another chance for United! Tuanzebe dispossesses Godfrey before feeding Fernandes. His shot is blocked into the path of Cavani but he's just smothered out by Olsen
21:11a month ago

11' Close!

Olsen nearly gifts Cavani an open net, but the forward can't quite get the ball under control. Everton are all over the place so far
21:10a month ago

10' Corner

Yet another corner for United
21:09a month ago

10' Corner

Another United corner, they have been electric so far!
21:08a month ago


Cavani spots Olsen off his line and strikes one from the half way line, but his effort is very wayward
21:07a month ago

7' Block!

Greenwood drives into the box, picks out Pogba whose back heel finds van de Beek, but his effort is miraculously blocked for a corner
21:06a month ago


The corner is delayed as Mina is down after colliding with his own goalkeeper
21:05a month ago


Olsen flaps at the corner as United win another...
21:04a month ago

4' Corner

Make-shift right back Tuanzebe wins United their first corner
21:03a month ago


An uncharacteristically fast start for the visitors
21:03a month ago

3' Chance!

Great pressing from Greenwood who plays in Fernandes but his ball to Cavani is poor and United waste the opportunity
21:02a month ago

3' Offside

Fernandes gets a shot off which tests Olsen, but there was an offside in the build up
21:01a month ago

1' Sloppy from United

Matic sells Maguire short, but the captain does well to clear
21:00a month ago

1' Kick off!

The game is underway
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The boss takes his seat...

VAVEL's Brad Cox is at Goodison tonight

20:56a month ago

The Players are out!

Both sets of players take the field as kick off fast approaches
20:50a month ago

Listen to Solskjaer's thoughts...


20:47a month ago

The hosts up the ante


20:45a month ago

Return of fans

A reminder that 2000 fans are in attendance here today.

Will their presence have an impact on the action?

20:43a month ago

Solskjaer on Everton's threats

"We know about their physicality, their set-plays, Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison, hopefully we have players who can perform well against them."
20:43a month ago

Solskjaer on his team selection

"It’s a team that can go into the game confident, we can cause them problems and hopefully be able to cope with what they give us."
20:42a month ago


For all you need to know before kick off, check out VAVEL's match preview...

20:32a month ago

30 minutes to go!

With just half an hour until kick off, how are you feeling about the game today? 

Let us know on twitter @VAVEL and @ManUnitedVAVEL

20:27a month ago

Around the grounds

In the other quarter final taking place tonight, goals from Harry Kane, Ben Davis and Gareth Bale secured a 1-3 win for Tottenham Hotspur away to a brave Stoke City side
20:17a month ago

A return of the diamond?

With four midfielders starting, and only two recognised forwards, it looks like we'll see a return to the diamond by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
20:13a month ago

United are in the house!


20:07a month ago

Manchester United lineup

Here's how the visitors will set up tonight...

20:02a month ago

Everton Lineup

Here's how the hosts will set up today...

19:57a month ago

Countdown to kick off

Do not miss a detail of the match with live updates and commentary from VAVEL. Follow along with us for everything you need to know about Everton vs Manchester United
19:52a month ago

How to watch Everton vs Manchester United

The game will be broadcast on Sky Sports with coverage starting at 19:30. 

Coverage will also be available here on VAVEL

19:47a month ago

Manchester United team news

United midfielder Jesse Lingard, who has not played since September’s 3-0 win over Brighton in the fourth round of the EFL Cup, is set to return to the squad, while forward Mason Greenwood may start.

Edinson Cavani may also return to the squad following his absence

19:42a month ago

Everton team news

Everton midfielder James Rodriguez remains absent because of a calf injury that has seen him miss the past three matches, although he has returned to individual training.
19:37a month ago

Carabao Cup history.

Everton will be hoping to go one better than last year, having been knocked out at this stage last year.

United, however, will be hoping to replicate last season's form as they reached the semi finals.

19:32a month ago

Manchester United form

Manchester United are unbeaten in seven domestic games since a 0-1 loss to Arsenal almost two months ago. 

This run has propelled them to third in the Premier League

19:27a month ago

Everton Form

Everton come into the game unbeaten in their last four games, including wins over Chelsea, Leicester and Arsenal.
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Everton vs Manchester United will be played at Goodison Park in Everton, England. 

The action will kick off at 20:00 GMT