Liverpool were knocked out of the Carabao Cup at the third round stage last night, after a late Chelsea comeback. Daniel Sturridge had given the Reds the lead at Anfield before strikes from Emerson and Eden Hazard won it for the away side.
Tottenham saw off the challenge of Watford at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes – it finished 2-2 after normal time with three goals in the final ten minutes of the game. Spurs then clinched it 4-2 on penalties – Dele Alli with the winning spotkick.
It was a walkover at the London Stadium as Declan Rice and West Ham saw off League Two Macclesfield Town by eight goals to nil.
Two goals from Danny Welbeck helped Arsenal to a two-one win over Brentford at the Emirates, with Republic of Ireland international Alan Judge scoring for the away side.
Nottingham Forest will also be in the fourth round draw on Saturday night – former Republic of Ireland international Daryl Murphy scored one as they saw off fellow Championship side Stoke City by three goals to two.
Elsewhere, there was action too in the last-eight of the Scottish League Cup last night.
Celtic were made to work at St Johnstone before an 83rd-minute Leigh Griffiths strike won it.
Steven Gerrard’s Rangers saw off First Division Ayr United four-nil at Ibrox, and Hearts beat Motherwell 4-2 at Tynecastle.
Meanwhile, There was a big blow for Republic of Ireland international Jon Walters yesterday with the news that he will be sidelined for six months with an Achilles injury.
The 35-year-old has returned to his parent club Burnley from his loan spell at Ipswich Town – he is now not expected to be fit to return to action until the New Year.