Villa boss Lambert on Cup ambitions: Bradford defeat still burns

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is demanding victory against Capital One Cup opponents Rotherham United.

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is demanding victory against Capital One Cup opponents Rotherham United.

Villa's boss described the semi-final defeat to Bradford City, then of League Two, as "huge" and said that he will be fielding a "strong" XI ahead of the visit of Rotherham.

He said: "The disappointment after Bradford was huge. Everyone thought it was a foregone conclusion.

"We went to Manchester City, Norwich City and Swindon Town, all difficult places to win, and so it was a blow.

"We were losing matches in the Premier League as well but fair play to the lads, they turned it around."

 
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