Caoimhin Kelleher was on substitute duty for Liverpool who maintained their Premier League challenge with a four nil defeat of an insipid Manchester United at Anfield this Tuesday evening. The victory sees Liverpool go top but Manchester City can leapfrog them when they play their match in hand against Brighton & Hove Albion in the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday evening.
Fulham confirmed their promotion from the Championship with a three nil victory over Preston North End at Craven Cottage where Sean Maguire was a 25th minute substitute for the visitors.
There was League One disappointment for Chiedoze Ogbene and Rotherham United who suffered a two nil defeat at Burton Albion where Joshua Kayode was an unused substitute for the ‘Millers’. Will Keane scored both goals for Wigan Athletic who came from behind to secure a two all draw at Ipswich Town. Luke McNally and Mark Sykes both started for Oxford United who defeated fellow promotion hopefuls MK Dons by one goal top nil. Warren O’Hora and loanees Conor Coventry and Troy Parrott were in the visitors starting eleven.
Captain Seamus Coleman was in Premier League action for Everton who scored an added time equaliser to earn a point from a one all draw with Goodison Park visitors Leicester City. Teenager Evan Ferguson was again included on the Brighton & Hove Albion substitute bench for their two nil defeat at Manchester City.
Zack Elbouzedi was in action for AIK Solna who secured a one nil victory over visitors Varbergs BoLS in the Swedish Allsvenskan.
Nathan Collins was in Premier League action with Burnley and scored in their two nil victory over visitors Southampton at Turf Moor. Fellow defender Kevin Long was again on the substitute bench where he was joined for the first time by nineteen year old attacking midfielder Dara Costelloe the former Galway United player who hails from Limerick. Shane Long was an unused substitute for the defeated ‘Saints’.