"The fact we are second going into the two cup games is nice," said Parkinson.
"But we've just been beaten 3-1 at Carlisle and my thoughts are now on what we can do better, and we want to put on a better show in our next game."
Leicester have claimed a stunning Barclays Premier League title win after being 5,000-1 to do so at the start of the season.
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