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Didier Drogba will look to get on the scoresheet for Chelsea against Bradford City in their FA Cup fourth round tieReuters

Having picked up an acceptable 1-1 draw against Liverpool in the Capital One Cup semifinal first leg in midweek, Chelsea will now look to turn on the style at Stamford Bridge when they host Bradford City in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

With the semis of the League Cup taking place a few days ago, Chelsea have not had a week's rest like most of the other teams, but that should not stop them from showing their ruthlessness in front of goal again at fortress Bridge.

The last time Chelsea played in front of their own fans, they thumped Swansea City 5-0 in the English Premier League, and Bradford City will have to defend out of their skins to ensure a similar scoreline does not go against them come Saturday.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he is thriving on the non-stop games, insisting he plans to go full-on in every single match – be that in the Cup or in the League.

"I prefer congestion, with lots of matches and the risk of losing everything, and I can't choose matches or competitions," said Mourinho when asked if he would be happy to go out of the FA Cup early considering Chelsea are in a battle with Manchester City for the English Premier League title.

"I don't know how to do it. I don't know how to face my players and my fans and say this is not a competition we want to win. We always want to win.

"Long cup runs don't help at all in the title race. To help the title race the best thing is to lose against Bradford, to lose against Liverpool, to lose against Paris Saint-German and only play in the Premier League until the end of the season.

"This is the perfect situation but not for us -- not with our mentality, not with the way we think about our job and not with Chelsea's DNA. We want to win as much as we can.

"The other day a coach of a big team was knocked out in the cup and he said this was very good, we can focus on the other competitions. If I lose today against Bradford I don't say that, I say it's a disgrace."

Chelsea, 3-0 winners over Watford in the third round, have been quite good at scoring the early goals and then just shutting up shop while being more than happy to pick their opponents off on the counter, and if Bradford are to stand any chance of coming away from London with a momentous victory, or even forcing a replay, they will have to ensure they don't concede goals early. Because if Chelsea score first, and in the first half, then the FA Cup 4th round tie will be as good as over.

League One Bradford, who beat Millwall in the previous round, will probably look to the tremendous cup run in the League Cup two years ago, when they beat Premier League clubs left, right and centre, including Arsenal, en route to the final.

"In that cup run we gave all the opposition respect but we were aggressive and believed in ourselves, so we'll do the same this time," said Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson.

Mourinho is likely to rotate his squad for this FA Cup match against Bradford, even if the manager insisted he will put out a pretty strong team.

"If I'm not wrong we played Cech, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Cahill, Filipe Luis, Mikel, Ramires, Schurrle, Oscar, Remy and Drogba against Watford," said the Chelsea manager. "They are good players. I don't say that's a second team.

"I will try to do a little rotation. John [Terry] is on the bench. In other positions I will also try to give a rest here or there but keeping a good, strong, experienced team because I know the game will not be easy."

Where to Watch Live

The FA Cup game is set to begin at 3 pm GMT (8.30 pm IST, 10 am ET) with no live TV coverage in India. However, the Chelsea vs Bradford City match can be watched online via live streaming on Starsports.com. There will be no live coverage on TV internationally either, but vierers around the world can catch all the FA Cup action on Chelsea TV Online.

Audience in the UK can also listen to the match live on BBC Radio.

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