Jon Toral had an eventful afternoon as Birmingham City beat his former loan club Brentford 2-1.
Toral set up Jacques Maghoma to put Birmingham in the lead, but the Spaniard was perhaps fortunate to only receive a yellow card for a late challenge on Jake Bidwell.
The midfielder was substituted in the 83rd minute after suffering an injury.
Gedion Zelalem was brought on as a substitute in the 72nd minute and proceeded to set up a goal for James Tavernier as Rangers thrashed Dumbarton 6-0. The midfielder’s initial loan agreement with the Scottish side expires today, but his deal is set to be extended until the end of the season.
Wellington was introduced as a substitute in the 67th minute as Bolton Wanderers lost 2-0 to Huddersfield Town.
Carl Jenkinson entered the fray in the 86th minute as West Ham United beat Liverpool 2-0.
Stefan O’Connor started as York City lost 1-0 to Yeovil Town but suffered an injury that caused him to be withdrawn in the 60th minute.
Chuba Akpom didn’t feature in Hull City’s 2-1 victory over Queens Park Rangers because he was suffering with toothache. Isaac Hayden, meanwhile, also wasn’t involved and is set to return to Arsenal.
Ainsley Maitland-Niles was an un-used substitute as Ipswich Town drew 0-0 with Burnley.
Serge Gnabry was left out of the squad again as West Bromwich Albion beat Stoke City 2-1.
Emiliano Martinez missed out through injury as Wolverhampton Wanderers beat Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0.
Wojciech Szczesny and Yaya Sanogo weren’t in action this week as Roma and Ajax are both currently in the midst of a Winter break.