Teenager Curtis Jones sealed a 1-0 win for Liverpool against Everton while Chelsea thrashed Nottingham Forest 2-0 in the FA Cup.
Tottenham Hotspur suffered an embarrassing League Cup third-round defeat on penalties at fourth-tier Colchester.
Manchester City were denied a win when Gabriel Jesus saw a stoppage-time winner disallowed on review for a handball by Aymeric Laporte.
Lucas Moura was left on the bench for the final in spite of scoring a dramatic hat-trick in Tottenham Hotspur's stunning semi-final comeback at Ajax.
Tottenham only had to match Inter Milan's result at home to PSV Eindhoven, which they did, as the Italians only managed a 1-1 draw themselves.