Yeah, played Carlisle last year. Our geographical position leaves us open to be in either section depending on who's in the draw, and who gets seeded. Burton are in the Northern section despite being further south than Derby, as they were unseeded.
Trip to Fratton Park could be interesting, bit of a track for the 1st round of the league cup though.
Paul Cook could change his Portsmouth side after they began their season with a win over Dagenham & Redbridge.
Young striker Conor Chaplin and forward Adam McGurk may start, with Kyle Bennett and Matt Tubbs dropping out.
Derby will be without midfielder Will Hughes, who injured a knee against Bolton on Saturday and has been ruled out for six months.
Goalkeeper Lee Grant, midfielder Jeff Hendrick and striker Darren Bent may start Wednesday's game.
Pompey have lost only one of their past five meetings at home against Derby in all competitions (won two, drawn two).
Derby County have won three and lost none of their past four meetings with Portsmouth.
Portsmouth have scored just one goal in their past five League Cup matches.
Derby County have lost four of their past six League Cup first-round ties, with all four losses against lower-league opposition.