SKY SPORTS has been criticized for the “terrible” selection of TV games in the Carabao Cup.
The teams found out their fate in the third round after the draw on Wednesday.
And although some blockbuster games have been scrapped, including Brentford v Arsenal and Newcastle v Manchester City, Sky’s TV allocation has left fans furious.
The EFL announced two of the 16 games would be broadcast on Sky.
Manchester United v Crystal Palace game has been selected to air on Tuesday 26th September while Newcastle v Man City will be shown on Wednesday 27th September.
Fans took to social media to express their frustration with the selection after lower-division teams were snubbed.
One user commented: “Of course both Manchester teams would be selected 🙄.”
“Honestly the selection isn’t about football and surprises at lower league teams, it’s just about making sure they get as much advertising money as possible during match coverage 👎.”
A second said: “What a surprise to pick two Prem games for the Carabao Cup.”
“Embarrassing TV selection for the cup,” said a third.
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A fourth simply replied: “Boring.”
Another ranted: “Do you know that lower division teams compete in cup competitions?”
While a sixth added: “A shocking selection of cup games. You can already see United Palace and City Newcastle twice a season.”
“Why don’t you show Lincoln against West Ham the chance of an upset and money for Lincoln? Shame yourself.”
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