League Cup – Paired with Neighbours …

Chelsea start their search for a fifth League Cup victory starts with a home game against neighbours Fulham.

The Blues last victory came in 2007, when against beat Arsenal 2-1 after a Didier Drogba brace.

It is thought that André Villas-Boas will follow his old mentor’s philosophy and take this competition seriously.

The rest of the draw is as follows;

Aldershot or Carlisle v Rochdale
Aston Villa v Bolton
Arsenal v Shrewsbury
Blackburn v Leyton Orient or Bristol Rovers
Brighton v Liverpool
Burnley v MK Dons
Cardiff v Leicester
Crystal Palace or Wigan v Middlesbrough
Everton v West Brom
Leeds v Manchester United
Manchester City v Birmingham
Nottingham Forest v Newcastle
Stoke v Tottenham
Swindon or Southampton v Charlton or Preston
Wolves v Millwall

By Scott Balaam
Twitter @theshed11

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