Benteke will miss the Capital One Cup tie with Carlisle and is now battling to make the reunion with ex-club Aston Villa this weekend as he awaits the results of assessments into the knock suffered against Norwich last Sunday.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers would likely be the first premier league manager to be fired this season, he has failed to live up to the expectation of delivering trophies or qualifying the club to the champions league.
The north London derby is the standout fixture to come out of Tuesday night’s third round draw. The biggest clash in this round will be Tottenham Hotspur playing arch-rivals Arsenal. Arsenal won after extra time in the third round in 2010.