Yaya Sanogo failed to make much of an impact during his 71 minutes on the field as Crystal Palace lost 1-0 to Everton.
Lukas Podolski started but was withdrawn after 56 minutes as Inter Milan suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat to Sassuolo.
Wellington played the majority of the game before being substituted late on as Almeria beat Getafe 1-0.
Jon Toral emerged off the bench for the final 14 minutes of Brentford’s 1-0 defeat to Middlesbrough.
Matt Macey endured a difficult afternoon in goal as his Accrington Stanley side were thrashed 5-1 by Northampton.
Joel Campbell wasn’t in the Villarreal squad for their game against Barcelona. The winger featured for his temporary team in the Copa Del Rey in midweek, but, according to media reports, returned to England following the birth of his daughter.
Carl Jenkinson missed West Ham United’s defeat to Liverpool with a calf muscle strain.
Ryo was again left out of the FC Twente squad, with the Japanese winger playing no part in the 2-1 victory over Cambuur.
Austin Lipman wasn’t involved as Boreham Wood were trounced 5-0 by Basingstoke Town.
There was no fixture for Josh Vickers to participate in after Concord Rangers’ game with Maidenhead United was postponed.