With the Capital One Cup having a two-legged Semi-Final, it could be argued that there’s more room for an upset than if it were just a one-off contest for a place in the Final.

And we’ve seen plenty of those in the past, particularly in recent years, as the underdogs stun the favourites in an eventful ‘dream come true’ fashion.

So ahead of the Capital One Cup Final, and with Premier League strugglers Sunderland facing the impossible against Manchester City at Wembley, we look back at five of the biggest League Cup Semi-Final upsets in recent memory.

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