Updated: 27/09/2012 07:57 | By pa.press.net

Big guns meet in cup draw



Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Di Matteo will go head-to-head in the Capital One Cup fourth round

Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Di Matteo will go head-to-head in the Capital One Cup fourth round

Chelsea will host Manchester United in the standout tie of the Capital One Cup fourth round draw.

United will travel to Stamford Bridge after seeing off Newcastle 2-1 at Old Trafford while the Blues hammered Wolves 6-0 in the last round on Tuesday night.

Holders Liverpool will welcome Swansea to Anfield in a match which will see Reds boss Brendan Rodgers go up against his former club.

Manchester City's conquerors Aston Villa were rewarded for knocking out the Barclays Premier League champions with a trip to Swindon.

Arsenal, 6-1 winners over Coventry, will travel to Reading, while north London rivals Tottenham also progressed and are now set for a meeting with Norwich at Carrow Road.

Leeds, who ended Everton's hopes, will be at home to Southampton.

There will be a north-east derby at the Stadium of Light as Sunderland take on Middlesbrough - the teams met in the FA Cup last season.

Wigan will host the lowest-ranked side left in the competition, npower League Two outfit Bradford.

The ties will be played in the week commencing October 29.

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well liverpool ended up with swansea should be a good game wonder what sort of reception brendan rodgers will get?
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Should be a great round with this draw.
27/09/2012 08:40
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BIG GUNS MEET IN CUP DRAW? I CAN ONLY SEE 1 BIG GUN. THE CHAMPIONS OF EUROPE V THE TEAM THAT WON NOTHING.:)
27/09/2012 09:30
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Rio the ( choc ice) bandit will get booed for sure
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"the standout tie of the Capital One Cup fourth round draw"

.Mr nasty versus Mr nice and both teams inconsistent. Should be  good.
27/09/2012 08:57
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WONDER WHAT SORT OF RECEPTION RIO THE RACIST WILL GET?
26/09/2012 23:50
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Lip Smacking, Finger Licking Good....   Can't wait... !! 
27/09/2012 09:46
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OF COURSE ITS A FIX UP. TWO BOB COMPETITION, SO THIS WILL LIVEN IT U AND KEEP THE INTEREST GOING. DOUBT WHETHER EITHER MANAGERS TOO BOTHERED IF THE TRUTH WERE KNOWN. ONLY HAVE TO LOOK WHO THEY SELECT TO PLAY.
27/09/2012 11:08
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put hazard, ramirez and oscar and romeo for man united defenders to work their socks off and a defence made of cahil, cole,terry and ivanovic whilst cech on his best days welcome to stamford bridge alex

27/09/2012 11:08
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I hope history repeats itself,as we tend to beat chelsea in cup ties,and cup finals as a formality most seasons,should be a good indication of where we are both at in our battle for supremacy this season.
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ramirez and oscar and romeo for man united defenders to work their socks off and a defence made of cahil, cole,terry and ivanovic whilst cech on his best days welcome to stamford bridge alex

27/09/2012 14:24
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I predict united will win this one and silence will be Golden at stamford bridge...European champions my ****...it may say that but everyone knows the disgraceful manner you won it in,,,,its not something i would boast to the grand children about! athletico madrid have already owned you, juventus weren't scared of you either and neither is United....so you better hurry up and by falcao because this weekend United go top. arsenal are going to own you...and spurs.....well there record against united speaks for itself, its shocking
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