This seasons edition of the Carling Cup is already approaching the showdowns of the last 16 remaining clubs.
Tuesday and Wednesday will showcase four games per night as the Carling Cup nights start to get more competitive. The chase for the first piece of Silverware of the new season, aside from the Community Shield, is up for grabs.
There is yet to be a clear cut favorite. Anything can happen in a one off match in football.
Many will argue that Manchester City are certain to become the most likely to take it should they progress once again.
No matter what happens the midweek match offerings are sure to be top drawer. The Carling Cup takes center stage once again in the English footballing world during the last full week of October.