After an easy ride against Burton in the second round, Liverpool return to EFL Cup action on Tuesday as they visit Championship side, Derby County.
The Reds are eight time winners of the League Cup and Jurgen Klopp will want to do well in any competition that offers silverware this season, without European football on the fixture list for at least one term.
A trip to lower opposition offers a potential banana skin but also presents the opportunity for other players in the side to show their boss what they can offer him in the first team.
The Merseysiders are hitting their stride in the Premier League with a 4-1 against champions Leicester and a 2-1 at Chelsea in that last two weeks, meaning it is a tough side to break into.
Therefore, those bought into the starting XI to face The Rams on Tuesday will want to do the up-most in order to remain in the thoughts of Jurgen Klopp when his mind turns back to Premier League action.
With that in mind, here are THREE players he should hand a start to at the iPro Stadium…