The League Cup offers an opportunity for some of the Premier League's fringe players to impress.
Danny Ward, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Marko Grujic will all start in Liverpool's trip to Leicester City in the League Cup, Jurgen Klopp has said.
Which of the continent's stars in the lower leagues could spring a surprise this week?
A late Adam Hammill winner gave Barnsley a 3-2 win against Derby to set up a third round Carabao Cup tie against Tottenham.
Sean Dyche has criticised the time it took for stewards to tackle a Blackburn fan who confronted Burnley players in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.