A springboard or a trapdoor? Aston Villa's next match could serve as one or the other. Paul Lambert knows that if his team overturn a 3-1 deficit when they host Bradford City in Tuesday's Capital One Cup semi-final second leg, then his young squad will enjoy a confidence infusion that could help them stay afloat in the Premier League. Suffering elimination at the hands of a struggling League Two team, on the other hand, would submerge Villa in further gloom...
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