An Alex Jakubiak brace proved pivotal as he led Falkirk to a 3-1 win over Cove Rangers and continued his fine form.

The two strikes took Jakubiak’s haul since heading north to four goals in three games and ensured Falkirk reached the sixth round of the Scottish Cup where they face Rangers.

Brandon Mason has experienced a tougher time since moving to Scotland on loan and failed to make it off the bench as Dundee United were beaten 4-2 by Aberdeen.

The 20-year-old has made two appearances since joining United and tasted a 6-1 defeat against Falkirk in his first outing for the club.

Costel Pantilimon once again went down to defeat with Nottingham Forest as they were beaten 2-0 by Hull City.

The keeper made a mistake in his first game for Forest and has now lost back to back games 2-0 since making his deadline day switch.

Obbi Oulare had an afternoon to forget, playing 73 minutes of Royal Antwerp’s 4-0 defeat at the hands of KV Kortrijk, while Mauro Zarate played the entirety of Velez Sarsfield’s 2-0 loss to Ateltico Patronato.

The briefest of outings for Michael Folivi saw the youngster come on as a stoppage-time sub in Boreham Wood’s 2-0 win over Eastleigh.

Malaga boss Jose Manuel Gonzalez Lopez opted to leave Isaac Success of his match day squad as they lost 1-0 to Atletico Madrid.

Finally, Randell Williams was not in the Wycombe Wanderers squad for the Chairboys’ game with Exeter City and Charlie Rowan remained on the bench for Accrington Stanley.