It was a largely positive weekend for the Liverpool players currently out on loan – read our latest round-up from at home and abroad…
Divock Origi exhibited a glimpse of his undoubted talent on Saturday with a stunning assist to help Wolfsburg claim an important 2-0 win at Freiburg in the Bundesliga.
Sent on in the 74th minute, the Belgium international beat his marker on the byline with a backheel nutmeg and squared superbly for Daniel Didavi to hit the net.
Lazar Markovic was a goal provider the previous evening, too. The wide-man played the full game for Anderlecht and laid on the opener in a 2-1 win over Sporting Charleroi.
In the same division, Taiwo Awoniyi was on target to begin Royal Excel Mouscron’s comeback from a goal down to beat Kortrijk 2-1.
Harry Wilson continued his fine form for Hull City with a goal, neatly clipped across the ‘keeper from close range, and an assist in a 4-0 success against Queens Park Rangers.
“My confidence is high at the minute, but that comes with playing games, getting minutes and helping the team win football matches,” said the Wales international.
“When you’re winning games, scoring and creating goals and helping the team pick up results, then your confidence is always going to be high. I just want to keep playing, doing well and scoring goals.”
Elsewhere in the Championship, Sheyi Ojo played just over an hour as Fulham beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 and Ovie Ejaria came on for the final seven minutes of Sunderland’s 1-1 draw with Leeds United.
Connor Randall was involved throughout Hearts’ 2-0 home win against Aberdeen, but Pedro Chirivella was unable to prevent Willem II from suffering a 2-1 defeat at Excelsior during his 79 minutes on the pitch.
Two of the club’s Academy loanees were also in action. Matty Virtue helped Notts County to a crucial 2-1 win over Coventry City in the race for promotion from League 2; Andy Firth was in goal for Chester’s 2-0 reversal against Tranmere Rovers.
Daniel Sturridge, who is on loan at West Bromwich Albion, remains sidelined with injury but is ‘making real progress’ according to Baggies first-team coach Darren Moore.