West Bromwich Albion of England defender, Semi Ajayi was in action for all 90 minutes with his club, but his efforts were not good enough to save The Baggies from falling to Millwall in the Carabao League Cup, megasportsarena.com reports.
Ajayi, who had been converted to play as a defensive midfielder at his former club, Rottherham United, put up a yeoman’s job in Tuesday’s game, but his efforts fell shot, as WBA crumbled at home in a shock loss to to the less fancied Milwall at The Hawthorns.
While Ajayi bowed out in a painful manner, Nigerian-born England youth international, Ovie Ejaria was on the winning side with Reading, as his side won on penaties against Wycombe Wanderers, who featured Fred Onyedinma in their squad.
Ejaria was in Reading’s starting eleven, but was taken off in the second half, while Onyedinma was a second-half substitute in the game that ended 1-1 after regulation time.
Reading eventually went on to win the fixture 4-2 on penalties, after Onyedinma failed to convert his spot kick.
Same evening in the Carabao Cup, Ebere Eze was not in the Queens Park Rangers’ squad that defeated Bristol City 5-4 on penalties after a 3-3 end to regulation time, while Bright Osayi-Samuel and Aramide Oteh were unused substitutes.
On the other hand, former Arsenal youth team player, Chuks Aneke failed to help his side progress to the next round of the competition as Charlton Athletic lost 5-3 to Forest Green Rovers on penalties, despite starting for the home team and was replaced in the 62nd minute.