Leicester City did well to erase two deficits and earn a draw with Everton in a 2-2 final.
Daryl Janmaat has come in to Vicarage Road this week but Walter Mazzarri has indicated that all three of his new signings are unlikely to start this weekend.
Roberto Pereyra has arrived at Watford but his status is uncertain for Week 3 against Arsenal at Vicarage Road.
With Jack Butland being brought back slowly from injury, Shay Given will get his third consecutive start in net for the Potters against Everton at Goodison Park.
Xherdan Shaqiri is up to his old tricks missing matches and being questionable for others with no word on whether he'll participate at Everton on Saturday.
With Glen Johnson still not ready for action, Phil Bardsley will get his third consecutive start to begin the season.
Philippe Coutinho is dealing with a hamstring complaint and will need to have a late fitness test today before Jurgen Klopp can determine if the midfielder will be fit for Liverpool's early kickoff against Tottenham tomorrow.
The 33-year-old goalkeeper, who was part of Portugal’s Euro 2016-winning squad, has signed a one-year contract with Chelsea after spending the past two seasons with Dinamo Zagreb.
Tottenham have opened talks with Crystal Palace about a potential transfer of Wifried Zaha, who has made it known he wants to leave the Eagles.
Along with Emre Can, Divock Origi picked up an injury during Liverpool's midweek cup tie, and is a doubt heading into Week 3 against Tottenham.
Max Gradel and defender Marc Wilson both scored as Bournemouth narrowly overcame Morecambe in the League Cup.
A half-strength Hull overcame Exeter City 3-1 after falling behind early in the League Cup.