Crystal Palace have been named among the seeded teams in tonight’s Capital One Cup 2nd round draw – where they could be pitted against local rivals Charlton Athletic or Millwall.
The Eagles are one of 25 seeded clubs as one of the 13 Premier League sides entering the competition at this stage.
They are joined in the seeded pot by the 12 highest ranked Football League clubs, based on last season’s finishing positions, including last term’s three relegated Premier League teams Cardiff City, Fulham and Norwich City.
The draw for the 2nd round will take place live on Sky Sports News tonight, immediately after the conclusion of Cardiff’s 1st round clash with Coventry City.
All of the unseeded clubs will be subject to a pre-draw to determine whether they face a home or away tie, with each unseeded team facing a seeded side.
Seeded clubs will be drawn out live on Sky Sports News with the draw numbers as listed below:
Seeded Teams and Draw Numbers
1. AFC Bournemouth
2. Aston Villa
3. Bolton Wanderers
4. Brighton & Hove Albion
6. CRYSTAL PALACE
7. Derby County
9. Leeds United
10. Leicester City
11. Manchester United
13. Newcastle United
14. Norwich City
15. Nottingham Forest
16. Queens Park Rangers
19. Stoke City
21. Swansea City
23. West Bromwich Albion
24. West Ham United
25. Cardiff City or Sheffield Wednesday*
*If Cardiff beat Coventry, Sheffield Wednesday will be added to the unseeded list.
Milton Keynes Dons
Preston North End
Sheffield United / Mansfield Town
Sheffield Wednesday or Coventry City**
** If Coventry beat Cardiff, Sheffield Wednesday are added to the seeded list.