Eberechi Eze played the full 90 minutes for Crystal Palace as they were defeated 3-0 by Frank Lampard’s Everton.
Goals for Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Anthony Gordon and Dwight McNeil leaves Palace in 12th place, behind Everton on goal difference.
In Eze’s last three games, the attacker has scored two very well taken goals in 2-1 wins over Leeds and Wolves with more to come as the World Cup squad announcements loom.
Calvin Bassey started for Ajax as they came away 4-1 winners over RKC Waalwijk to open up a four-point gap to rivals PSV Eindhoven.
The current Eredivisie champions began the game well, going one up before being pegged back by the home side just before half time.
However a convincing second half gave Waalwijk little hope thanks to goals from Steven Berghuis and Brian Brobbey.
Ajax will now be setting their sights on Tuesday night as they host Liverpool in a must win game to keep their Champions League knockout hopes alive.
Josh Maja helped Bordeaux get back to winning ways at the top of Ligue 2 with a 1-0 victory over Annecy FC.
After conceding a late equaliser in their match against SC Bastia on Monday, the league leaders were certainly looking to bounce back, which they succeeded on…only just.
TJ Eyoma played the full 90 minutes at right-wing back as Lincoln City held Sheffield Wednesday to a 1-1 draw in the early kick off.
The Imps conceded early but came back strong in the second half thanks to a goal from Daniel Mandroiu.
Eyoma and his Lincoln side will certainly be satisfied with their performance today, especially when looking at Sheffield Wednesday’s recent form who sit third in League One.
Anis Mehmeti helped Wycombe Wanderers win their third league game on the bounce as they defeated MK Dons 1-0 in a tense local derby.
MK Dons, who sit bottom of League One, kept the away sides chances to a minimum, however, couldn’t prevent Nick Freeman from putting Gareth Ainsworth’s side ahead just before the break.
Mehmeti, who has scored six goals this season, played 84 minutes at Stadium MK, and will be looking forward to returning back to Adams Park to host Cambridge on Tuesday night.
Kwame Poku and Hector Kyprianou both started, making big impacts for Peterborough United as they defeated Oxford United 2-1 at The Kassam Stadium.
Poku slotted home beautifully from the edge of the box to put The Posh two up before half time in his first game since the 8th of October after suffering a hip injury.
Kyprianou made just as big of an impact, helping his side see out a late Oxford onslaught, getting in the way of a number of shots, winning 100% of his tackles and aerial duels in the full 90 minutes.
After the game, Poku said “It was great being out there today, loved it and enjoyed it, plus I was able to get a goal to help the team out.”
“The coaching staff were buzzing”, added Kyprianou who deservedly had a shout for Man of the Match.
Mandela Egbo kept another clean sheet at the back for Charlton Athletic in a 1-0 win away to Shrewsbury.
Charlton, who have now scored eight goals in their last three games, all resulting in wins, are looking strong and are certainly aiming for a play-off finish as they sit 7th in the league.
Junior Tchamadeu and Al Amin Kazeem both started at the back for Colchester who narrowly lost 1-0 away to Newport County.
Will Evans scored the only goal of the game in the 7th minute, and the Colchester boys just couldn’t find enough to get back into the game and take their chances.
Emmanuel Onariase played the full 90 minutes in Dagenham & Redbridge’s 2-0 loss away to Halifax Town.
Unbeaten in their last four games, Onariase’s side couldn’t find a way to break down a resilient Halifax side who made sure to take their chances.
Dagenham & Redbridge will be looking ahead to Tuesday night’s game as they host fourth placed Boreham Wood, who they only sit seven points behind.
National League South:
Five players represented JusBall in the NL South this weekend, with a mixture of loses and wins.
Adebola Oluwo helped his Chelmsford side to a 2-1 win over Hemel Hempstead, they now sit fourth with two games in hand.
Shiloh Remy started for Eastbourne Borough who lost a tight contest 2-1 to Braintree Town.
Muhammadu Faal and Klaidi Lolos played for Havant and Waterlooville and Oxford City retrospectively as the two strikers went head-to-head for 90 minutes, Lolos’ side coming out winners after a 91st winner from Josh Ashby.
Nathan Carlyle had a mixture of a day for Weymouth as they found their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Slough Town, however Carlyle saw red on the 64th minute after picking up a second booking.