It was a mixed week for Liverpool’s loanees, as Harry Wilson again netted, but Divock Origi was dropped and Allan and Daniel Sturridge missed out with injuries.

Allan Rodrigues de Souza, Apollon Limassol

 Apollon Limassol drew 1-1 at Anorthosis in the first leg of the Cypriot Cup quarter final on Wednesday, before beating APOEL 4-2 in the league on Sunday. Allan missed both games through injury.

 Anderson Arroyo, RCD Mallorca

Anderson Arroyo got another 90 minutes on Sunday, helping Mallorca B beat Platges de Calvià 3-0.

Taiwo Awoniyi, Royal Excel Mouscron

 Taiwo Awoniyi and his Royal Excel Mouscron were off this week, with the Belgian First Division A not starting its playoff rounds until after the international break.

 Pedro Chirivella, Willem II

 Willem II earned another point on Saturday, battling to a 1-1 draw at relegation rivals Twente. Pedro Chirivella played 90 minutes.

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 Ovie Ejaria, Sunderland

 Sunderland’s hopes of remaining in the Championship grew even bleaker on Saturday, after a 2-0 home defeat to Preston North End left the Black Cats five points from safety at the bottom of the table. Ovie Ejaria started and played 76 minutes.

Ejaria will get his first opportunity with the England U21s over the international break.

 Andy Firth, Chester

 Andy Firth made his third straight start for Chester on Saturday, and earned his first clean sheet, helping his side to a 0-0 draw with Aldershot. Firth earned Man of the Match honours for his part in the draw.

 Jon Flanagan, Bolton Wanderers

 Bolton Wanderers secured a huge three points in their relegation scrap, beating playoff contenders Aston Villa 1-0 on Saturday to move six points clear of the drop zone. Jon Flanagan made another start, playing 90 minutes.

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 Marko Grujic, Cardiff City

 Cardiff City continued their stellar recent form on Tuesday, winning their seventh straight game, 3-1 at Brentford. Grujic got another 90 minutes in centre midfield.

Cardiff’s Sunday promotion showdown at Derby County was postponed due to snowy weather.

Grujic will spend the international break with Serbia’s senior squad.

 Ryan Kent, Bristol City

 Bristol City secured a 1-0 win against Ipswich Town on Saturday. Ryan Kent was an unused substitute.

 Lazar Markovic, Anderlecht

 Like Taiwo Awoniyi, Lazar Markovic was not in action this week.

 Sheyi Ojo, Fulham

Fulham endured a disappointing weekend, giving up a 2-0 lead against midtable side QPR to draw 2-2. Sheyi Ojo made an appearance as a 79th minute substitute.

Divock Origi, VfL Wolfsburg

Divock Origi was dropped after his first half removal last week, and Wolfsburg’s poor recent form continued, as they suffered a 1-0 home defeat to Schalke 04 on Saturday. Origi was only given a cameo appearance, coming on after 89 minutes.

Origi will spend the international break with Belgium.

 Connor Randall, Hearts

 Hearts beat Partick Thistle 3-0 on Saturday. Connor Randall was an unused substitute.

 Daniel Sturridge, West Bromwich Albion

 West Brom suffered their eighth straight defeat on Saturday, 2-1 at the hands of Bournemouth. Daniel Sturridge remains out injured.

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 Matty Virtue, Notts County

Notts County suffered a heartbreaking end to their weekend action, after a 99th minute penalty equalizer denied the Magpies three points against promotion rivals Mansfield. Matty Virtue spent the duration of the game on the bench.

Corey Whelan, Yeovil Town

 Injury kept Corey Whelan out of Yeovil’s 1-0 win at Colchester on Saturday.

Whelan will join up with the Ireland U21s for the international break.

 Harry Wilson, Hull City

Harry Wilson continued his great form this week, netting his third goal in five league games in Hull’s 3-0 win at Ipswich on Tuesday evening.

Ghosting in at the far post, Wilson smartly guided Ola Aina’s cross past the ‘keeper, giving the Tigers a two-goal lead.

Wilson also played his first 90 minutes for Hull in the victory.

Hull came back down to earth on Saturday, with a 3-0 loss at Birmingham. Wilson again started, playing 76 minutes.

Wilson is set to spend the international break with the Wales senior squad.

 

 

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