Allan Rodrigues de Souza, Hertha Berlin

Allan Souza made a second consecutive start for the first time this season, lining up in centre midfield for Hertha’s 1-0 victory against Wolfsburg. The win marked the Brazilian 20-year-old’s first Hertha win of the season, in his fifth start. The youngster played the full 90 minutes.

Taiwo Awoniyi, NEC Nijmegen

After starting the past three games, Taiwo Awoniyi spent the duration of NEC Nijmegen’s 1-0 defeat to Excelsior on the bench. The defeat was NEC’s seventh straight in the league.

Cameron Brannagan, Fleetwood Town

Fleetwood Town won two big games this week to keep the pressure on the League One automatic promotion spots. Cameron Brannagan started and played the first 87 minutes of Monday’s 1-0 win over Millwall, before spending the duration of Saturday’s dramatic 3-2 win at Gillingham on the bench. If Fleetwood beat Port Vale and Bolton fail to beat Peterborough next weekend, Fleetwood will earn promotion to the Championship. 

Pedro Chirivella, Go Ahead Eagles

Go Ahead Eagles moved to the brink of relegation this week, after a 3-2 home defeat to Groningen left the Eredivisie side five points short of safety with just two games to play. Pedro Chirivella played the full 90 minutes for the 12th straight game.

Jack Dunn, Tranmere Rovers

Jack Dunn made his return from long-term injury this week, emerging as a second-half substitute during Tranmere’s 2-1 win at Guiseley on Monday afternoon. Dunn then played 32 minutes in the 4-1 win over Southport on Saturday.

Jon Flanagan, Burnley

Jon Flanagan spent the duration of Burnley’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday on the bench.

Ryan Fulton, Chesterfield

League One side Chesterfield were officially relegated this week, after losing both their games, 3-1 at Scunthorpe on Easter Monday and 2-1 to Charlton Athletic on Saturday. Ryan Fulton spent both games on the bench.

Lloyd Jones, Swindon Town

Swindon Town were also relegated from League One this week, after losing 1-0 at Walsall and 2-1 to Scunthorpe United. Lloyd Jones was left out of the squad in both games.

Ryan Kent, Barnsley 

On Easter Monday, Ryan Kent started for Barnsley in their 1-1 draw with Sergi Canos’s Brentford, before he again lined up on the wing for the 3-2 defeat at Bristol City. Kent played the full 90 minutes in both games, although he could not impact the score line in either. The winger’s two starts this week bring his total for the season up to 36.

Brooks Lennon, Real Salt Lake

Brooks Lennon made his sixth consecutive start for Real Salt Lake on Saturday night, but the evening would end in disappointment for the winger, as his RSL lost 3-1 at home to Atlanta United. Lennon again played the full 90 minutes. RSL have eight points from the opening eight MLS games, and face Sporting Kansas City next weekend.

Lazar Markovic, Hull City

Serbian winger Lazar Markovic continued his resurgence this week, starting his 10th league game since joining Hull City and scoring his second goal, the opener in Hull’s 2-0 win against Watford. Markovic was subbed off after 82 minutes. The win sees Hull stay out of the Premier League relegation spots, with four games to play. 

Mamadou Sakho, Crystal Palace

Mamadou Sakho was ineligible this week, as Crystal Palace beat Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield.

Danny Ward, Huddersfield Town

Huddersfield dropped out of the Championship third place spot for the first time in months after a disappointing two games this week. On Easter Monday, the Terriers struggled to a 1-1 draw at Derby County, before they suffered a 4-1 home defeat to Fulham on Saturday. Danny Ward played both games in the Huddersfield goal. With three games to play, Huddersfield need one point to seal a spot in the Championship playoffs.

Andre Wisdom, Red Bull Salzburg

Andre Wisdom continued his excellent form this week, once again starting for Red Bull Salzburg as they took on St Pölten. Wisdom conceded a goal for the first time since November, but his side still secured a 2-1 away win. Salzburg face Admira on Wednesday.

Written by Jacob Ware.

www.anfieldhq.com

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