The Capital One Cup Fifth Round fixtures to be shown live on Sky Sports have been announcedTwo matches in Round 5 of the Capital One Cup have been selected by Sky Sports for television coverage during the week commencing 15th December.
The first televised game of the Fifth Round will feature Sky Bet Championship side Derby County, who will welcome Premier League leaders Chelsea to the iPro Stadium on Tuesday 16th December for a 7.45pm kick-off.
The pair haven't met in the League Cup for 42 years and the game will be the first time in this season’s competition that Derby have faced higher-league opposition.
The Rams have knocked out Carlisle United, Charlton Athletic, and Reading before Tuesday's 5-2 thumping of Fulham in Round 4 at Craven Cottage.
Chelsea progressed from the Fourth Round following a hard-fought victory against Shrewsbury Town at Greenhous Meadow.
Didier Drogba’s opener for the Blues was cancelled out by Shrews striker Andy Mangan, but defender Jermaine Grandison deflected a cross into his own net to see Chelsea triumph.
Round 5 televised action will continue the following night as Bournemouth welcome Liverpool to the Goldsands Stadium in front of the Sky Sports cameras.
Bournemouth are in the last eight of the League Cup for the first time in their history and this will be the first ever meeting in the competition between the Cherries and eight-time winners Liverpool.
Eddie Howe's men defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-1 in Round 4, courtesy of strikes from Eunan O'Kane and Callum Wilson, while Liverpool also triumphed 2-1, with late goals from Mario Balotelli and Dejan Lovren.