Harry Arter turned in another solid display as Fulham registered a 2-1 win over Championship rivals Huddersfield at the John Smith’s Stadium on Friday.
Arter, who was named man of the match on his debut against Blackburn six days previously, played his part as the Cottagers recorded back-to-back league victories.
Aleksandar Mitrovic opened the scoring when he headed home Juninho Bacuna’s miscued clearance six minutes into the second half before Karlan Grant levelled six minutes later.
Ivan Cavaleiro’s stunning goal settled the contest in favour of the visitors 10 minutes from time with Terriers head coach Jan Siewert relieved of his duties after the final whistle.
Sam Surridge replaced two-goal hero Borja as Swansea City’s unbeaten start under new head coach Steve Cooper continued with a 3-2 win over Preston North End in the Championship.
Surridge came on for the Spanish striker with eight minutes remaining at Liberty Stadium as the Swans battled back from going a goal behind.
Joe Rafferty drew first blood for the visitors in the 11th minute before Borja levelled in first-half stoppage time.
George Byers gave the hosts the lead midway through the second half, only for Daniel Johnson to equalise from the penalty spot.
Borja’s second settled an entertaining game in the 69th minute.
Jermain Defoe bagged his sixth goal of the season to pave the way for Rangers’s 3-0 win at East Fife in the last 16 of the Scottish League Cup yesterday.
Defoe collected a pass from Filip Helander with his back to goal and spun away from two defenders before planting a low shot past Fifers goalkeeper Jordan Hart.
Second-half goals from Helander and Joe Aribo helped the Light Blues see off their League One hosts to set up a quarter-final trip to Livingston.
Emerson Hyndman came off the bench in the second half during Atlanta United’s 2-0 win against Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer.
He replaced Ezequiel Barco in the 72nd minute and after goals from Leandro Gonzalez Pirez and Josef Martinez had helped Atlanta maintain pole position in the Eastern Conference.
Frank Vincent sat out Torquay United’s 2-1 victory over National League high-fliers Dover Athletic at the Crabble.
Vincent was ill in the lead up to the game and missed second-half headers from Asa Hall and Jamie Reid seal the points for the Gulls.
Calum Ward and Sam Sherring both started as Weymouth maintained their impressive start to life in National South with a 3-1 win over Dartford at the Bob Lucas Stadium.
Abdulai Baggie opened the scoring for the Terras towards the end of the first half before substitute Brett Williams netted twice after the break.
Defender Sherring was named man of the match as a third victory propelled unbeaten Weymouth to second place in the table
Jake Cope made his debut for Poole Town in their 3-0 win over Southern League South rivals Yate Town at Black Gold Stadium.
He replaced Harry Baker and played his part during the final 20 minutes as the hosts kept their first clean sheet of the season.
Cope came on with the Dolphins leading 3-0 thanks to goals from Josh Leslie-Smith, Baker and Will Spetch.