Brad Jones started for Liverpool in their 2-1 FA Cup fifth round defeat away to Arsenal. The goalkeeper was not at fault for either of the hosts' goals, and made several good saves to keep the Reds in it as they sought in vain to force an equaliser.
In the Championship, Scott McDonald was a second-half substitute in Millwall's 1-1 draw at home to Bolton Wanderers.
A tier below in League One, Bailey Wright and Neil Kilkenny both started an emotional match for Preston North End. The 1-1 draw at home to Leyton Orient was PNE's first fixture since club great Sir Tom Finney passed away late last week.
In the same division, Massimo Luongo played the full game as his Swindon Town drew 0-0 at home to Colchester. James Wesolowski's Oldham lost 2-1 at Milton Keynes Dons.
There was an all-Australian clash in the Scottish Premiership, with Curtis Good (on loan from Newcastle United) scoring in Dundee United's 3-2 win over the Kilmarnock side of Jackson Irvine, who is on loan from Celtic. Both Aussies completed the full 90 minutes at Tannadice.
Staying in Scotland's top flight, Dylan McGowan started and finished Hearts' 0-0 draw away to Inverness Caledonian Thistle.
Aerial dual| Wright grapples with veteran Kevin LisbieEurope
In Belgium a late own-goal denied Mat Ryan a clean sheet in Club Brugge's 3-1 win at home to Kortrijk.
Matthew Leckie played the full game and Nikita Rukavytsya started but was withdrawn after just 11 minutes following the sending off of team-mate Joan Oumari, but the 10 men of FSV Frankfurt managed to come back from a goal down to beat Dynamo Dresden 3-2 in the 2. Bundesliga.
Ben Halloran started and was subbed off in the 74th minute of Fortuna Dusseldorf's 1-1 draw at home to Union Berlin.
In the Eredivisie, Adam Sarota and Tommy Oar both played the full game as their Utrecht team drew 1-1 away to AZ Alkmaar. Jason Davidson also saw out the 90 minutes as his Heracles lost 2-1 at home to PSV.
James Holland started put picked up a yellow card and was withdrawn just past the hour mark in Austria Wien's 1-1 draw at home to Wiener Neustadt.
In Italy's Serie B, Carl Valeri played a full game in Ternana's 1-1 draw away to Brescia.
Oliver Bozanic completed 90 minutes as Luzern defeated Aarau 3-2 at home in the Swiss Super League, while Dario Vidosic was introduced off the bench in Sion's 1-0 loss at league leaders Basel.
Jonas Salley played the full game as his Guizhou Renhe defeated Guangzhou Evergrande 1-0 in China's season-opening Super Cup.
On the bench
Mark Schwarzer (Chelsea), Adam Federici (Reading), Alex Cisak (Burnley), Mitch Langerak (Borussia Dortmund), Caleb Patterson-Sewell (Gil Vicente).