The Carabao Cup may be considered a curse by the managers who make it to the freezing two-legged January semi-finals, but last night’s game at Anfield proved it remains the Jewel of Autumn.

It may have been between two second-string sides but once again Chelsea proved that with the best player in the Premier League and a squad that has rapidly adapted to Mauricio Sarri’s passing style, they will be strong contenders for all the trophies this season.

We discuss the match and also the Instagram explanation for yesterday’s Mourinho-Pogba tensions. Can it simply be written off as a harmless misunderstanding?

Then we talk to Kristof Terreur about Eden Hazard. How is such extreme talent compatible with such a relaxed attitude? And where does Hazard see himself in the long-term?

Finally we check in with Dermot Corrigan in Madrid to hear how Spain’s big two managed to lose in the same round of the league for the first time since 2015, and why Barca are… just another club.

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