Jurgen Klopp rested several starters in the EFL Cup third-round match at Derby, but Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino earned Liverpool the win.
Pep Guardiola insists there is no pressure on the players who are involved in the EFL Cup against Swansea City to perform.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte praised two-goal Cesc Fabregas but insisted reputations mean nothing after their comeback victory at Leicester.
Eddie Howe was left bemoaning the performance of his Bournemouth side after his decision to field fringe players backfired in a shock EFL Cup defeat.
Alex Neil was not surprised to see Steven Naismith given such a great reception by Everton fans despite playing a major role in Norwich's EFL Cup win.
After being frozen out of Antonio Conte's Premier League lineup, Cesc Fabregas returned in the EFL Cup, and the Spaniard stole the show.