What the papers say
A look at what is making the back-page headlines in today's national newspapers.
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THE INDEPENDENT: Jose Mourinho continued his dominant record over Arsene Wenger last night, as Chelsea knocked Arsenal out of the Capital One Cup with a 2-0 win here at the Emirates. Also: Alan Pardew has vowed to come through a gruelling three-game run against Manchester City, Chelsea and Spurs to keep his job.
DAILY TELEGRAPH: Jose Mourinho left with Mesut Ozil's shirt, and once again with Arsenal's scalp. Also: Manchester United finally remembered why they spent £15million on Wilfried Zaha and were reminded once more why Adnan Januzaj is the most exciting forward to have emerged from their academy since Paul Scholes as they breezed past Norwich City.
THE GUARDIAN: Those "psychological effects" of which Arsene Wenger had referred when considering the significance of this collision between the Premier League's top two may now be afflicting his Arsenal squad rather than bolstering them. Also: England will be without their Lions lineout specialist Geoff Parling when they meet Australia this Saturday.
THE TIMES: At times last season, it was hard not to feel sorry for Chris Ashton, pity him even. Also: UEFA will decide today whether to punish CSKA Moscow over their supporters' alleged racist abuse of Yaya Toure during the Champions League tie against Manchester City last week.
DAILY MAIL: Juan Mata blew Arsenal away last night to ensure Jose Mourinho maintained his hoodoo over Arsene Wenger. Also: Cristiano Ronaldo and Sepp Blatter have been caught up in an extraordinary spat after the FIFA president claimed to prefer Lionel Messi in a speech to the Oxford Union.
DAILY MIRROR: Juan Mata sent out a glorious message to Jose Mourinho as the Blues boss extended his personal hoodoo over Arsene Wenger. Also: Grovelling Sepp Blatter has apologised to Cristiano Ronaldo after being caught lampooning him.
THE SUN: Juan Mata sealed a dream few days for Chelsea by firing the Blues into the Capital One Cup quarter-finals. Also: Javier Hernandez bagged a double in the competition he just loves.
DAILY STAR: Cesar Azpilicueta took full advantage of another defensive howler as Chelsea strolled into the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup. Also: Real Madrid are plotting a January move for Luis Suarez by offering Liverpool £20m plus Karim Benzema.
DAILY EXPRESS: England's lineout leader Geoff Parling was last night ruled out of Saturday's Twickenham Test against Australia after suffering a concussion in training. Also: Alan Pardew has put his Newcastle squad through a crash course in anger management in a bid to banish their derby blues.