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No points, no goals and eight conceded in two games in the league does not make for great reading for Norwich, but of course it comes with the caveat that their opening fixtures have been against Liverpool and Manchester City.
A 5-0 defeat to the champions on Saturday followed a 3-0 loss at the hands of the Reds, and a match against Leicester City next will complete a very tough first fortnight back in the big time.
Daniel Farke will therefore hope that the EFL Cup provides some respite, but the Canaries have not made it into round three since 2018.
The 1962 and 1985 winners have been knocked out by opposition in a lower division in two of the last three seasons, in the form of Portsmouth and Crawley Town.
Meanwhile, Bournemouth have made it through to at least the third round in each of the last seven seasons, reaching the quarter-finals in 2015, 2018 and 2019.
The Cherries thrashed MK Dons 5-0 in the first round this year, with David Brooks (two), Dominic Solanke, Philip Billing and Christian Saydee all getting on the scoresheet.
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In the Championship, Scott Parker‘s side are still unbeaten after four games with two wins and two draws to their name; both of those victories came away from home.
On Saturday, Bournemouth led Blackpool 2-0 at half time thanks to a brace from Solanke, but conceded twice in four second-half minutes to only take a point