Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says tonight’s League Cup quarter-final with Leeds is no different to any other game.
His side go into the match just a point off the top of the Premier League and unbeaten in all competitions since the 20th of August.
The absence of Philippe Coutinho, Adam Lallana and Daniel Strurridge through injury means Klopp doesn’t have the luxury of squad rotation
Leeds are visiting Anfield for the first time in 13 years.
Garry Monk’s side have won four of their last five Championship games to move into the play-off spots.
Monk says it’s great to give Leeds supporters a taste of the old days
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez is confident they’ll shrug off their most recent result in time for tonight’s League Cup quarter-final at Hull.
United suffered a first defeat since the 13th of August by losing 1-nil to Blackburn in the Championship on Saturday.
Benitez says everything about the match was uncharacteristic of his team
Mike Phelan’s Hull are in the Premier League relegation places.
He says the game’s a good chance for him to test the depth of his squad
Matches kick-off at 7.45.
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardrew has been dealt another major blow with the news that striker Conor Wickham looks set to miss the rest of the reason.
Wickham was forced off in the dramatic 5-4 defeat to Swansea on Saturday, and it’s now emerged the 23 year old suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury.
Bohs midfielder Keith Buckley has announced he is to leave the club.
Buckley first joined the side during the 2010 season, but has announced on Twitter that it is “time for a new challenge”.
Shamrock Rovers have confirmed that David Webster has signed a new deal with the club.
Head Coach Stephen Bradley says he’s aware Webster had other offers to consider which does not surprise him as he is a very good footballer and an excellent defender.
Drogheda United have also got squad news today.
Mark Griffin has re-signed for the Drogs while the club have also announced the capture of former Ireland under 17 international defender Conor Kane from St Pats.
Gus Poyet is the latest manager to take up a job in the Chinese Super League.
The former Sunderland manager has signed a contract with Shanghai Shenhua, just a few weeks after he was sacked as manager of Spanish side Real Betis.