Danny Rose played 82 minutes before being substituted due to injury in Sunderland's narrow 0-1 loss to Arsenal.
Simon Dawkins made his debut for Aston Villa as a 63rd minute substitute as the Villains grabbed a crucial 2-1 win against West Ham.
Fellow struggles QPR lost 4-1 at Swansea with Andros Townsend starting and playing 90 minutes. Townsend sent in a cross that was handled by Ashley Williams with the score at 3-1 but the referee waved away the protests to deny QPR the chance to get back into the match.
In the Championship, Adam Smith played the full match in his 21st appearance of the season for Millwall as his side lost 2-1 at out-of-form Blackpool.
Alex Pritchard played for the second time for Peterborough in their 2-1 victory over Leicester as a 75th minute substitute before having to be subbed himself in the 96th minute due to injury.
In League Two, Jordan Archer kept a clean sheet as Wycombe beat York 4-0.
Yago Falque played 79 minutes and set up the third goal as Almeria beat Sabadell 5-1 in Spain's Segunda Division. Almeria are flying high in second place in the table.
Mame Biram Diouf's early goal was the difference as Hannover beat Gomes' Hoffenheim 1-0 in the Bundesliga.
Souley Coulibaly (Grosetto), Ryan Mason (Lorient) and Tomislav Gomelt (Espanyol) did not appear for their teams.