A first defeat for Atletico Madrid as Real Madrid go top, Lionel Messi continues to score and Nice remain spectacular in France - where the country’s biggest game ends 0-0. Chelsea’s 4-0 hammering of Manchester United makes headlines, too. Real Madrid
Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday (times GMT): SOCCER English League (EFL) Cup, fourth round (1845) Arsenal v Reading(II) Bristol City(II) v Hull City
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino suggested Liverpool's lack of involvement in Europe will help them push for major domestic honours this season. Spurs travel to Anfield on Tuesday for a fourth-round EFL Cup tie after the Merseyside club beat West Brom 2-1 at the weekend to climb above them in the Premier League table. Pochettino's men turned in a jaded display in the goalless draw at Bournemouth on Saturday on the back of their midweek exertions to secure a similar result at Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League.