Manchester United, Arsenal, West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion and Derby County all featured.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will have one eye glued to the World Cup qualifiers over the next week.
The former Sunderland man may well get a chance to play more centrally in Brendan Rodgers’ new formation.
Fellow defenders Martin Skrtel and Kolo Toure have been full of praise for Mamadou Sakho during his time at Anfield so far this season.
“He set an NFL record last year, and he had very limited practice time,” Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said.
Arsenal have several stars away on international duty with vital roles to play in the next round of World Cup qualifiers.
The England under-21 star has been linked with a switch away from The Hawthorns, which would be a major blow for Steve Clarke’s men.
Rafa Benitez was never the first choice of the fans at Stamford Bridge - but those at Napoli seem to be far more happy with him.
Joe Hart's place in the Manchester City and England team has come under scrutiny, but is there sufficient competition to push him?
Former Barcelona, Manchester United, Swansea City, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain stars all feature.