League Cup semifinal draw: Manchester Derby, Leicester-Villa

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England doubled its Manchester Derby count on Wednesday when Manchester City was drawn against Manchester United in the League Cup semifinals.

That means Leicester City with tangle with Aston Villa over two legs for the other spot in a Wembley Stadium final on March 1.

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The first legs will be played the week of January 6, with the second legs on tap for the week of Jan. 27.

Man City is bidding to become the first three-peat winner of the League Cup since Liverpool between 1981-84.

City’s six wins are two behind Liverpool for the most all-time, while Villa and United have five and are tied for third-most.

Leicester has won thrice, the last one in 2000.