GOAL! Brighton 0-1 Liverpool (Jota 60)
Premier League: Diogo Jota fires low into the bottom left-hand corner to score his ninth goal for Liverpool and put his side ahead at the Amex Stadium. You can follow the actino with Rob Smyth …
FA Cup second round
Morecambe are trailing to non-League Solihull Moors at half-time, while Gillingham trail Exeter City 1-3 as they approach the break. In the day’s other early kick-off, it’s scoreless between Newport County and Salford City.
After going behind to a Leon Legge strike in the eighth minute, Leyton Orient now lead at Vale Park courtesy of goals from Danny Johnson and Conor Wilkinson, where they’re in added time in the first half.
Brentford saw off QPR by the odd goal of three last night, while this afternoon pace-setters Norwich entertain Coventry City at Carrow Road.
- Reading 0-0 Bristol City (latest)
- Birmingham City v Millwall
- Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley
- Cardiff City v Luton Town
- Derby County v Wycombe Wanderers
- Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough
- Norwich City v Coventry City
- Rotherham United v Bournemouth
- Sheffield Wednesday v Stoke
- Watford v Preston
- View the Championship table
The FA Cup means there are just two League Two fixtures today. In 11th place, Port Vale take on Leyton Orient, who are two points ahead of them in eighth. further down the table in 13th, Bolton Wanderers entertain bottom side Southend United, who are already six points adrift.
FA Cup second round
The possibility of a plum tie in early January against glamourous top flight opposition is up for grabs for those teams who emerge victorious this weekend and go into the FA tombola for Monday’s third round draw.
A total of 14 non-league clubs made it this far, but Brackley Town went out last night after losing by the only goal of the game to Tranmere Rovers. Three more are in action today, with Solihull Moors visiting Morecambe in the day’s early kick-off. King’s Lynn Town and Chorley are also taking on comparatively lofty opposition this afternoon.
FA Cup second round
- Morecambe 0-1 Solihull Moors (latest)
- Gillingham 0-0 Exeter City (latest)
- Newport County 0-0 Salford City (latest)
- Bradford City v Oldham Athletic (3pm)
- Cheltenham Town v Crewe
- Harrogate v Blackpool
- Plymouth v Lincoln City
- Portsmouth v Kings Lynn
- Peterborough v Chorley (5.30pm)
Premier League: Manchester City v Burnley
The Etihad is the setting for a match in which Manchester City entertain Burnley with both sides in fairly desperate need of points. Eight points off the pace being set by Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool, the hosts began the day in 14th, while Burnley are three places below them in the table.
Sean Dyche’s side are just the right side of the thick black line following their maiden win of the season, against Crystal Palace on Monday, but are four points behind Brighton, who are currently playing Liverpool in today’s early fixture. Kick-off is at 3pm, but stay tuned for team news and build-up from this top flight game and all the rest of the afternoon action.
Welcome to our coverage of today’s action, much of which is already inder way. At the time of writing, it’s scoreles in the Premier League between Liverpool and Brighton in a fascinating game. Aaron Connolly missed a glorious opportunity to put Brighton head early doors, before his strike partner Neal Maupay missed a penalty. Liverpool thought they’d gone ahead through a Mo Salah goal, only to see the Egyptian’s effort ruled out for offside by the curtain-twitchers at Stockley Park.
In the Championship, it’s scoreless between Reading and Bristol City, while Port Vale have taken an early lead against Leyton Orient in one of two League Two matches scheduled for today. Some of today’s FA Cup second round ties are also under way and non-League Solihull Moors are already one up against Morecambe.
We’ll keep you updated on all the action from around the grounds, so stay tuned for team news, build-up, latest scores and post-match reaction.