Bradford v Aston Villa live

CAPITAL ONE CUP LIVE: Bradford v Aston Villa – as it happens from the Coral Windows Stadium

By
Dan Ripley

PUBLISHED:

04:00 GMT, 8 January 2013

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UPDATED:

19:07 GMT, 8 January 2013

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Capital One Cup as Bradford host Aston Villa in the first leg of their semi-final at the Coral Windows Stadium. The League Two side will fancy their chances having already knocked out Premier League opposition in Wigan and Arsenal, while Paul Lambert's team have struggled in the top flight this term. Send me your thoughts on the action at [email protected] or contact me on Twitter @Ripinho.

Bradford v Aston Villa (7.45pm)

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Bradford starting XI: Darby, Hanson, Duke, Atkinson, McHugh, Jones, Hines, Wells, McArdle, Doyle, Good.

Aston Villa starting XI: Given, Clark, Bennett, Baker, Lowton, Bannan, Delph, Weimann, N’Zogbia, Agbonlahor, Benteke.

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19.09: From OptaJoe:

3 – Bradford are aiming to become the first fourth tier side in history to knock out three top-flight sides from the same League Cup. Target

19.06: Bradford starting XI:

Darby, Hanson, Duke, Atkinson, McHugh, Jones, Hines, Wells, McArdle, Doyle, Good.

19.03: Aston Villa starting XI:

Given, Clark, Bennett, Baker, Lowton, Bannan, Delph, Weimann, N’Zogbia, Agbonlahor, Benteke.

19.00: So who is backing Bradford to eliminate a Premier League team for the third round in a row

Arsenal and Wigan have already paid the penalty (a nice puntastic way to start the evening) but surely Aston Villa won't fall into the same trap in this League Cup semi-final.

From what I've seen in this season's Capital One Cup though, I'm not ruling out anything. Team news coming right up.

Hotshot: Christian Benteke will try to help Aston Villa avoid an upset at Bradford in the League Cup semi-final

Hotshot: Christian Benteke will try to help Aston Villa avoid an upset at Bradford in the League Cup semi-final