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Bristol City manager Sean O'Driscoll is hoping tonight's Capital One Cup tie at Premier League Southampton will provide a welcome distraction from his team's league form.
"They will be fluid because that is what the Premier League is all about," he told the club's website. "They went to Anfield and restricted a free flowing Liverpool side from getting into their rhythm
"I watched their game against West Ham, we've watched a video of them against Barnsley and had someone watching them at Anfield, so I don't think there is any more we could do in terms of preparation."
In the last round City beat another Premier League team with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants "to win every trophy" and hopes the trip to Swindon is the start of a journey to Wembley as he bids to win the League Cup for a third time.
Tonight's match at the County Ground is a sell out as Mark Cooper's men look to cause a huge upset in the Capital One Cup.
Europa League champions Chelsea will visit the County Ground this evening to take on Swindon Town in the Third Round of the Capital One Cup.
Blues boss Jose Mourinho will be hoping for better luck in this cup competition, following an embarrassing home defeat to Basle in the Champions League last week.
Fellow South West side Bristol City also up against Premiership opposition tonight, up against Southampton.
Both matches kick off at 7:45pm.