English football: live updates from the 3pm kickoffs
Dundee United held to 1-1 draw by St Mirren
Dundee United put up a fierce fight against St Mirren, with ten minutes of extra time included, but could not find the win they desperately needed, with the game ending in a 1-1 draw at Tannadice. Meanwhile, in a match against Hibernian, Celtic managed to recover from a 1-0 deficit after Elie Youan’s red card in the second half.
Rotherham falls behind 0-1 against Cardiff
At the time of writing this, Rotherham was facing an uphill battle after falling back 0-1 against Cardiff.
Tottenham held to 1-1 draw against Southampton
Despite battling hard for a point, Southampton nearly lost a goal right at the end of their match against Tottenham when Perisic headed just wide in the dying moments of the game. However, this was a big missed opportunity for Spurs.
Leeds out of the bottom three with a win against Wolves
Leeds managed to pull themselves out of the relegation zone, while Wolves’ progress under Julen Lopetegui ground to a halt, in a match that is worth watching back later.
Neither side benefits from a 1-1 tie
The match between two unnamed teams ended in a 1-1 draw that did not benefit either side.
Arsenal wins easily against Burnley
Unai Emery’s Arsenal cruised to an easy win against Burnley.
Fraser Forster unable to save Saints against Arsenal
Forster went the right way but was unable to get a hand on the penalty, which gave Arsenal an easy win.
Soft penalty helps Southampton against Wolverhampton
Saints earned a soft penalty, with Pape Sarr taking a wild swing to clear and Maitland-Niles stealing in on the blindside and hitting the deck, but that was all they needed to take the win.
Austin scores four goals as Rochdale trails Swindon
Charlie Austin scored four goals for Swindon against Rochdale, who were trailing 3-4 at the time of writing.
VAR check takes a while to show Jonny off against Leeds
Jonny went over the ball and into Ayling’s ankle in an egregious foul, but VAR took far too long to show him off.
Southampton scores early in the game against Wolves
Southampton scored early in the game against Wolves, with Walcott side-footing home Sekou Mara’s nodded-back ball from Ward-Prowse’s second attempt.
Romero does enough to bring home a win for Wolves against Rochdale
Cristian Romero did enough to get the ball back to Perisic just inside the box to fire a volley home, bringing Wolves a win against Rochdale.
Cunha scores first goal for Wolves against Leeds
Cunha scored his first goal since joining Wolves on loan from Atletico Madrid against Leeds, whose lead was becoming increasingly shaky.
Both Ipswich and Portsmouth score second goals since halftime
Ipswich and Portsmouth both scored second goals against Shrewsbury and Bristol Rovers, respectively, since the break.
Kane powers the header in for Tottenham’s first goal against Southampton
Kane powered the header in for Tottenham’s first goal against Southampton, making it the captain’s 12th goal in his last 14 games against Saints.
Kristensen scores to finish off the game against Villarreal
Kristensen outmuscled his man and fired past Jose Sar to finish off the game against Villarreal.
Jonny creates a goal to bring Wolves the win against Rochdale
Jonny took advantage of Illan Meslier being way off his line to clear to loop a first-time volley in from over 35 yards out, bringing Wolves the win against Rochdale and making it a big afternoon for Leeds.
Middlesbrough, Reading, Luton, and Wigan move into the lead
Middlesbrough moved 2-0 up against Preston, Reading equalised against Hull, Luton led 1-0 at Sunderland, and Wigan levelled it out to 1-1 against Watford.
No penalty given after Maitland-Niles blocks Peresic’s shot
There was a VAR check for a penalty at St Mary’s, but no penalty was given after Maitland-Niles blocked Peresic’s shot from the edge of the box while his hands were in an awkward body block position but he knew nothing about it.
James Maddison sets Barnes up for Leicester’s first goal against Brentford
James Maddison cleverly set up Barnes for Leicester’s first goal against Brentford with a smart finish past Raya in the opponent’s goal.
Ayling scores with a strangely soft header for Leeds’ third goal
Leeds’ Ayling scored with a strangely soft header for the team’s third goal, further cementing their lead against Wolves.
Walcott and Adams bring Southampton level with Wolves in the second half
In the second half, Walcott played in down the right-hand side and ran into the box, sliding a ball across the six-yard box for Adams to divert it off the far post and bring Southampton level with Wolves.
The 3pm kickoffs resume for the second half
After playing seven minutes of added time to deal with all the injuries, the 3pm kickoffs resume for the second half, except in St Mary’s, which is running slightly behind.