Carabao Cup Odds: Is Tuchel turning the tide on Klopp?

Carabao Cup Odds: Is Tuchel turning the tide on Klopp?

When you are looking for the latest Carabao Cup odds on oddschecker, consider a recent turnaround in the Jurgen Klopp vs Thomas Tuchel rivalry.

Has Tuchel found the key to beating Klopp?

As revealed by data from, Jurgen Klopp and Thomas Tuchel have met 17 times as managers, with Klopp winning nine and Tuchel only three. However, two of those three wins have come in their last four meetings, with Tuchel unbeaten in that time.

Whether or not you think Chelsea’s manager has found the secret to beating his Liverpool counterpart, history suggests it will be an extremely tight game.

Across their 17 meetings, there have only been three instances of victories by a two-goal margin, and never a margin of more than two. That said, we shouldn’t be surprised to see goals, with both teams scoring in 12 of the last 14 meetings of minds between the two Germans.

And a closer look at the two managers’ record in finals shouldn’t put us off the draw after 90 minutes; seven of Klopp’s 16 finals (44%) have gone to extra time and five of 13 for Tuchel (38%).

Jurgen Klopp’s record in finals

Across 16 finals to date, Klopp has recorded four wins inside 90 minutes, seven draws after 90 minutes and five losses inside 90 minutes.

Here is Klopp’s final record in full:

11/12 DFB Pokal Bayern Won 5-2
11/12 DFL Supercup Schalke Lost on Pens
12/13 Champions League Bayern Lost 2-1
12/13 DFL Supercup Bayern Lost 2-1
13/14 DFB Pokal Bayern Lost 2-0 AET
13/14 DFL Supercup Bayern Won 4-2
14/15 DFB Pokal Wolfsburg Lost 3-1
14/15 DFL Supercup Bayern Won 2-0
15/16 Carabao Cup Man City Lost on Pens
15/16 Europa League Sevilla Lost 3-1
17/18 Champions League Real Madrid Lost 3-1
18/19 Champions League Spurs Won 2-0
19/20 Community Shield Man City Lost on Pens
19/20 UEFA Super Cup Chelsea Won on Pens
19/20 Club World Cup Flamengo Won 1-0 AET
20/21 Community Shield Arsenal Lost on Pens



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Thomas Tuchel’s record in finals

Tuchel, meanwhile, has five wins inside 90 minutes from 13 finals as a manager, with five draws and just three losses. Given that small number of losses, combined with his recent four-match unbeaten run against Klopp, there could be value in Chelsea-Draw Double Chance at a best price of 8/13.

Here is Tuchel’s final record in full:

15/16 DFB Pokal Bayern Lost on Pens
16/17 DFL Supercup Bayern Lost 2-0
16/17 DFB Pokal Frankfurt Won 2-1
18/19 Trophée des Champions Monaco Won 4-0
18/19 Coupe de France Rennes Lost on Pens
19/20 Trophée des Champions Rennes Won 2-1
19/20 Coupe de la Ligue Lyon Won on Pens
19/20 Coupe de France Saint-Etienne Won 1-0
19/20 Champions League Bayern Lost 1-0
20/21 FA Cup Leicester Lost 1-0
20/21 Champions League Man City Won 1-0
21/22 UEFA Super Cup Villarreal Won on Pens
21/22 Club World Cup Palmeiras Won 2-1 AET


The most interesting point to highlight from this is that only two of Tuchel’s 13 finals saw a winning margin of more than a single goal, including none of the last nine.

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