Capital One Cup 2013: Bradford City v Aston Villa live on Sky Sports TV

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Bradford City will take on Aston Villa in the first semi-final of the Capital One Cup this evening.

This first-leg match at Valley Parade, sees the League Two Bantams plays host to the Premier League Villans.

Having knocked out Arsenal in the previous round on home soil, Phil Parkinson’s men will go into this tie believing they are able to compete against higher league opposition once again, and will look to gain an advantage ahead of the second leg at Villa Park in two weeks time to boost their chances of reaching the final.

But, the Bantams are up against strong competition as this is Villa’s 14th participation in the semi-finals. The club has progressed to the final on eight occasions.

Tonight’s coverage, presented by Ben Shephard, begins at 7.30pm on Sky Sports 1, kick-off 7.45pm.

Sky Sports will also broadcast tomorrow’s semi-final match between Chelsea and Swansea, as well as the return legs in two weeks time.

Last updated: Tuesday 8 January 2013