This month’s EFL Cup final between Manchester City and Tottenham at Wembley will be attended by 8,000 spectators as part of a government test event.
The clash was pushed back from its original February 28 date to April 25 in the hope that supporters would be allowed to attend in some capacity.
With less than three weeks to go until the showdown between City and Spurs, the game has been confirmed as a pilot event to test the return of big crowds.
A proportion of tickets will be made available to both Premier League clubs, with the rest given to local residents in Brent and NHS staff.
The plan is to ensure the safe return of mass gatherings as coronavirus lockdown restrictions ease in England.
City and Spurs’ head-to-head record is
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