With no first team game this week all attention was turned to the players out on loan and how they performed in their games.
Harry Wilson – Derby County
Wilson played 72 minutes in the midfield three for Derby before he was replaced by Florian Jozefoon.
Derby beat Accrington Stanley 1-0 away from home to progress through to the next round of the FA Cup.
Ryan Kent – Rangers
Kent scored from close range after a good move by Rangers in their 3-0 victory over Livingston away from home.
The winger played 76 minutes before being replaced by new signing Steven Davis. Ryan Jack and Alfredo Morelos scored the other goals.
Rangers moved up to second place in the Scottish Premiership, three points behind leaders Celtic, who have a game in hand).
Adam Bogdan – Hibernian
Ofir Marciano was preferred in goal as Hibs beat St. Mirren 3-1 away from home – the Hungarian shot-stopper also didn’t feature on the bench.
Simeon Jackson opened the scoring for the home side but goals from Oli Shaw, Darren McGregor and Stevie Mallan ensured Hibs took all three points.
Hibs rose up to seventh in the Scottish Premiership table, five points behind St Johnstone in sixth, who also have a game in hand.
Clean Sheets: 8
Marko Grujic – Hertha Berlin
Grujic scored an impressive goal for Berlin as he ran from midfield to get into the box and finished well from a low cross into the box.
Hertha Berlin drew 2-2 with Schalke at home, Vedad Ibisevic scored another goal for Berlin and Yevhen Konoplyanka and Mark Uth got the goals for Schalke.
Grujic’s side remained in seventh place in the Bundesliga, thanks to the point and are three points behind Allan’s Frankfurt.
Allan de Souza– Eintracht Frankfurt
Allan was again absent from the match-day squad as Frankfurt drew 2-2 away at Werder Bremen.
Ante Rebic and Sebastien Haller got the goals for Frankfurt with Maximilian Eggestien and Martin Harnick scoring for the home side.
Frankfurt remained in a strong fifth place in the Bundesliga table, three points behind RB Leipzig and a Champions League spot.
Loris Karius – Besiktas
Karius played the full game in goal but conceded one for Beskitas in a 1-1 draw with BB Erzurumspor at home.
Dorukhan Tokoz scored an own goal to put the travelling side in front but redeemed himself by scoring the equaliser.
Besiktas are in sixth place after 19 games in the Turkish Super Lig – although are level on points with fifth-place Trabzonspor and only two points behind third-place Yeni Malatyaspor.
Clean Sheets: 3
Sheyi Ojo – Stade Reims
Ojo was an unused substitute for Stade Reims in their 1-0 victory over EA Guingamp were Mathieu Cafaro scored the goal – Reims moved up to ninth place in Ligue 1.
Taiwo Awoniyi – Royal Mouscron
Awoniyi was on the score sheet once again for Royal Mouscron as he played the full game at left wing and got a yellow card in the 15th minute.
Mouscron beat Genk 2-1 away from home with Mbaye Leye getting the other goal and Sebastien Dewaest netted for the home side.
Royal Mouscron moved up to 12th place in the Belgian Division 1A.
Danny Ings (Southampton), Nathaniel Clyne (Bournemouth) and Ovie Ejaria (Reading) didn’t have a game due to their teams already being out of the FA Cup.
Kamil Grabara’s AGF Aarhus over in Denmark did not have a game due to the league still being inactive.