Liverpool will play Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup on December 17 as initially planned, despite its Club World Cup campaign beginning just 24 hours later in Qatar.
Manchester United has been granted a golden chance to advance to the Carabao Cup's semi-finals after being drawn against fourth-tier Colchester United in the last eight.
Liverpool has avoided being thrown out of the Carabao Cup after fielding an ineligible player.
Harry Kane has acknowledged the close-season transfer window unsettled Tottenham Hotspur but says the team's current on-field issues are baffling.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer called for patience with Manchester United's latest hero Mason Greenwood after he helped the Red Devils get past Rochdale in the Carabao Cup.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has again called on football's governing bodies to put players health first during another impassioned speech about the Reds' fixture schedule.