Michael Essien lasted the entire duration in Chelsea’s emphatic 6-1 victory over Queen Park Rangers at Stamford Bridge.
In the Npower Championship, Albert Adomah played the last two minutes for Bristol City who drew 1-1 at Burnley.
Young striker Akwasi Asante did not play for Birmingham City as they silenced champions Reading 2-0.
Neither John Pantsil nor Jeffrey Schulpp played for Leicester City in their 2-1 win at Leeds United.
Box-to-box midfielder Prince Buaben was in full time action who beat Middlesbrough 2-1.
In the League One, QPR striker Patrick Agyemang played 78 minutes of Stevenage who drew 2-2 at Sheffield United.
Former AZ Alkmaar youngster Edwin Gyasi was left out of the De Graafschap team who drew 1-1 at Groningen on Friday.
Kwame Quansah played the entire match for Heracles Almelo who were hammered 4-2 by Heerenveen at home.
Anthony Annan was absent when Vitesse Arnhem recovered from a first half scare to claim a 3-2 win over Excelsor at the GelreDome in Arnhem.
Compatriot Stanley Aborah Junior was also left out by Vitesse.
Ghana hopeful Jeffery Sarpong came of the bench to seal the victory for NAC Breda as they run away with a 3-1 win over FC Utrecht.
Versatile left-full back Nana Akwasi Asare lasted the entire match for Utrecht.
In the second-tier league, Helmond Sport returned to winning waves with a 2-1 win over Dordrecht at the Lavans Stadion.
Former Ghana U17 and Reading striker Kelvin Bossman was excluded from the Helmond first team squad for the game.
Leaders Zwolle handed ten-man Veendam a 2-0 defeat to maintain their lead at the top.
Defender Mitch Apau and Jonathan Opoku started the game for Veendam but Opoku was replaced after the half hour mark.
Dennis Odoi played the full 90 minutes and helped Anderlecht thrash Genk 4-0 in the champions play-offs.
Rosenborg BK surrendered their lead after drawing 2-2 at Aalesund on Friday.
Midfielder Awal Issah Mohammed watched the entire game from the bench.
Stromsgodset captured top spot after running away with a 1-0 narrow win over Lillestrom.
Abdul Razak Nuhu’s 25th minute corner kick was connected home by Diomandé for the only goal of the game.
Ghana first choice goalkeeper Adam Larsen Kwarasey manned the post for Stroms while Mohammed Abu also lasted the entire duration of the game and was booked in the 8th minute.
Odd Grenland moved to 11th place after beating Stabaek 2-0 at their own backyard.
Former Ghana U17 captain Paul Addo was excluded from the Odd Grenland first team squad for the trip.
King Osei-Gyan watched the entire game from the bench as his Viking side were beaten 2-0 by Haugesund at their own backyard.
In the Division One, Ernest Asante played the full 90 minutes for IK Start who held leaders Ranheim to a 1-1 draw on home turf.
Former Rosenborg BK youngster Kwaku Osei Oviasu sat on the Ranheim bench.
Yaw Amankwah did full time action for Sandefjord and was booked in the 90th minute as they held Strommen to a one-all draw.
Aziz Idris played in a holding midfield role for Mjøndalen who were held to a 1-1 draw by Bryne.
Nordsjaelland moved three points within leaders FC Copenhagen after condemning AGF to a 5-3.
Former OG Nice player Enock Adu-Kofi played in central midfield for Nordsjaelland.
Razak Pimpong scored the opening goal for Viborg who drew 2-2 against Randers FC.
Danish-born Ghanaian brother Kevin and Jeff Mensah played the full match for Viborg.
Davidson Drobo-Ampem played the last twenty minutes for Esbjerg who beat Skive 2-1 to stretch their lead at the top to 13 points.
Olympique Marseille slipped to yet another defeat after losing 2-1 at Lorient. Jordan Ayew was booked on the 45th minute mark and was replaced after 74 minutes.
Andre Ayew is nursing a shoulder injury.
Jerry Vandam was a pillar in defence for Caen who managed a 1-1 draw at Nancy. He was booked in the 45th minute mark.
Stade Rennes crept to a Euro spot after beating Ajaccio 3-1 at the Stade de la Route de Lorient.
Ghana pair John Boye and Kamal Issah Mohammed warmed the bench for Rennes.
St Etienne piped Dijon 1-0 to move to sixth place. Ghana midfielder Bernard Yao Kumordzi was suspended for the game.
In the Ligue 2, Kwame Nsor set up the equaliser for Metz and played the full 90 minutes as they drew 1-1 against Angers.
Haminu Dramani lost his place in the Arles Avignon first team as they snatched a point at Istres after a 0-0 draw.
Moussa Narry was axed from the Le Mans first team as they lost 3-1 to Laval on home grounds.
Dennis Appiah reclaimed his place in defence as his Monaco side lost 1-0 at Clermont.
Bayer Leverkusen made it two wins out of two beating Hannover 96 1-0.
Ghana-pursuit Karim Bellarabi watched the entire match from the bench.
Isaac Vorsah did not feature for TSG Hoffenheim who lost 3-2 to Nurnberg.
In the Bundesliga II, Charles Takyi was conspicuously missing from the St Pauli first team squad when they suffered a 1-0 loss at Dynamo Dresden.
Mohammed Lartey did not play for Hansa Rostock who suffered a 5-4 loss at Union Berlin.
Jurgen Duah lasted the entire match for Preußen Münster who 4-1 at Heidenheim.
Denis Danso Weidlich helped Rot-Weiß Erfurt to beat Chemnitzer 2-0 at their own backyard.
Both Marcel Appiah and Eric Agyemang played for Arminia Bielefeld who lost 1-0 at Babelsberg.
Afriyie Acquah played the last two minutes for Palermo who were held to a 1-1 by Catania.
Udinese brightened their Champions League chances by beating Lazio 2-0 at the Stadio Friuli with Kwadwo Asamoah playing a crucial to the win.
Atalanta defeated Fiorentina 2-0 to move to tenth place. Maxwell Boadu Acosty came off the bench to win a penalty for Fiorentina but team-mate Jovetic wasted the kick.
Midfielder Amidu Salifu was also introduced in the 46th minute.
AC Milan condemned Siena to a 4-1 defeat to keep their title hunt on spot.
Ghana pair Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari started the game but were both replaced deep into the second half.
In the Serie B, on-loan Genoa pair Isaac Cofie and Richmond Boakye-Yiadom helped Sassuolo to beat Brescia 2-1.
Black Stars midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu announced his return to full fitness by scoring the consolation for Udinese’s reserves in a 2-1 defeat to a Japanese Division One side.
In the Primavera, Godfred Adolf scored the winning goal for Parma who beat Carpi FC in a friendly game.
Wakaso Mubarak came off the bench to play the last twenty minutes for Villarreal who drew 1-1 against Osasuna.
Paul Quaye failed to make the first team of Espanyol who lost 3-0 to Sporting Gijon.
Yusif Alhassan Chibsah was replaced on the 90th minute mark as his Djurgarden side drew 1-1 with Kalmar.
Abdul Majeed Waris lasted 80 minutes for Hacken who beat Syrianka 2-1.
Joseph Baffo was a pillar in defence for Helsingborg who shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Mjallby.
AIK Stockholm beat Gefle 1-0 on Thursday to move to second spot.
Zakaria Abdullai watched from the Gefle bench while Joachim Adukor failed again to make the first team.
In the second-tier Kwame Amponsah Karikari lasted the entire duration of the game for Degerfors who lost their fourth game in a row. F
ormer Ghana U20 defender Kassenu Ghandy came off the bench to play 20 minutes for Degerfors as they won 1-0 at Brommapojkarna.
Ishmael Yartey scored in the third week running after he sensationally struck the winner for FC Servette in their 2-1 win over Young Boys in the Swiss Super League.
Ghanaian youngster Christian Atsu Twasam scored the opener for Rio Ave who held Benfica to a 2-2 draw in the Portuguese Super Liga on Sunday night.
Albert Bruce could not make the first team of Legia Warsaw as they split points with Jagiellonia Bialystok in a 1-1 draw.
Nathaniel Asamoah sat on the bench for Red Star Belgrade in their 1-0 win over Jagodina.
Stephen Appiah did not play in Vojvodina’s 2-0 reverse at Smederevo.
Quincy Osei was not involved in action for Hajduk Kula who lost 2-1 at Novi Pazar.
Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan helped Al-Ain to clinch the Pro-League after inspiring them to a 2-0 win over Al Jazira on Friday.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Patrick Nyarko and Dominic Oduro did full time action for Chicago Fire but could not help them avoid a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Seattle Sounders.
Gershon Koffie was cautioned in the 68th minute mark as his Vancouver Whitecaps side beat Columbus Crew 1-0.
Khalif Alhassan was left out of the Portland Timbers squad that recorded a 2-0 loss at Montreal Impact.