Mat Ryan and Brighton had a day to forget in an otherwise solid Premier League campaign with Liverpool smashing five goals past them.
Ryan was rendering helpless as the Reds counter-attacked with lightening speed to seal a comfortable 5-1 win.
Roberto Firmino was Liverpool’s hero with two goals.
Meanwhile, Aaron Mooy too endured a poor day at the office for Huddersfield Town, who slipped to 15th on the table.
Mooy started and completed the 90 minutes but could do little as Sam Allardyce started his reign as Everton boss with a 2-0 win.
In the Championship, Mass Luongo continued on in midfield for QPR, completing 90 minutes in their 1-0 loss against Preston North End.
The Rs were reduced to nine men with another three yellow cards handed out, including to the Socceroo.
Bristol City climbed to third on the Championship table with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at Ashton Gate.
Bailey Wright played 90 minutes as only an own goal breached City’s defence.
Jackson Irvine continued to solidify his place in Hull City’s midfield, finishing another game from the beginning in the Tigers’ frenetic 2-2 draw away to Sheffield Wednesday.
James Meredith started and played the full game for Millwall, who clinched an important home win against fourth-placed Sheffield United, 3-1.
In League One, Ryan Williams‘ impressive form with Rotherham United continued, scoring in a 2-1 loss against Bristol Rovers.
Rhys’ younger brother saw out the full 90 minutes.
Aiden O’Neill saw 17 minutes off the bench for Fleetwood Town in second round FA Cup action, picking up a booking in his time on the pitch.
Fleetwood drew 1-1 with Hereford.
Former Melbourne Victory defender Giancarlo Gallifuoco played 90 minutes in the National League for Dover Athletic, who drew 2-2 with Bromley.
In Scotland, Tom Rogic picked up an assist in his 90 minutes on the pitch for Celtic, who blew away Motherwell 5-1.
On the opposing side, Andy Rose completed 90 minutes.
Ryan Edwards also saw out a full match for Partick Thistle in their 1-0 home loss against Hibernian.
Scott McDonald‘s solid form continued a tier down, bringing up another 90 minutes for Dundee United in a 2-1 win against Dunfermline.
In Switzerland, Tomi Juric was booked twice and dismissed as FC Luzern clinched an important 2-1 win against FC Sion.
On Friday, Mitch Langerak again went unselected fr Levante after making his debut in midweek cup action.
Brad Jones continued as Feyenoord custodian, bringing up another 90 minutes and a clean sheet in a 1-0 win over Vitesse Arnhem.
Ajdin Hrustic was made to warm the bench for FC Groningen, watching on as they defeated Den Haag 3-0 away from home.
Nick Ansell made another start for Tondela, completing 90 minutes, but saw three goals past him as Rio Ave ran out 3-1 winners in Portugal.
Tony Popovic suffered another defeat as Karabukspor coach, keeping them at the bottom of the Turkish Super Lig table alongside Genclerbirligi.
Danny Vukovic was breached three times in Belgium, with his Racing Genk side suffering a 3-2 defeat away at Mechelen.
Two late goals kept Sturm Graz at the top of the Austrian Bundesliga table.
They defeated Rheindorf 2-1; Jimmy Jeggo played the full 90 minutes.
James Holland saw minutes for LASK Linz, introduced just after the half time break in a 1-0 loss against Mattersburg.