The dust may still be some way from settling on Manchester United's dramatic and controversial win over Chelsea, but the two clubs must get ready to do battle again.
By chance, the Premier League's top two sides have been drawn against each other in the Capital One Cup fourth round and will meet at Stamford Bridge once again, just three days after last weekend's stormy encounter.
The players involved may be different - with both clubs having fielded a number of fringe players in the previous round - but it remains to be seen whether that prevents any needle from United's 3-2 win spilling over.
Chelsea was left seething when, after recovering from 2-0 down to level, it had
The dismissal of
The match was soured further after a steward required hospital treatment and objects were thrown onto the field.
In terms of the match action to come, United boss Sir
The 2-1 victory over Newcastle United in round three saw the likes of youngster
Ferguson told MUTV: "Obviously we will make changes for the Wednesday game.
"The squad that played against Newcastle will be in place again.
"You don't want to lose down there and we want to continue in the cup.
"Any game down there is going to be tough. There has been good progress there since
The game will come too soon for injured defenders
Neither player has featured this season with Smalling having broken a metatarsal in the northern summer and Jones having been hampered by back and knee problems.
Smalling, 22, is back in training and with
Ferguson said: "We will try to push Chris on quickly. I don't think he will make Wednesday's game but I am sure he will be ready for the following week.
"There was some hope both he and Phil would be back for this busy schedule.
"Phil will be starting football training next Monday. He still has some running to do. The good news is they are not far away."
United's busy programme continues as it faces Arsenal in the Premier League this weekend and then travels to Braga in the UEFA Champions League next week.
League Cup sponsors Capital One have declared themselves "absolutely delighted" with the first season of their four-year deal.