By Scott Taylor (@ScottTaylorUK)
Returning for the first time this year, Loan Watch is back! Liverpool have been busy in the loan market this season both with incomings and outgoings, but here on NextGenKopites we focus on the outgoings, and the Reds currently have 10 players out on loan for this season. Their individual performances are reviewed to give you the readers an idea of how they are doing, starting of with Oussama Assaidi.
The winger joined Stoke for a second consecutive season and came on as an 81st minute substitute in the 1-0 defeat to newly promoted Leicester City. The 26 year old had a chance in the 91st minute but his effort was deflected off Ritchie De Laet for a corner. 13th placed Stoke next face 16th placed QPR at Loftus Road on Saturday.
Elsewhere in the Premier League, Sunderland new boy Sebastian Coates wasn’t in the squad for Gus Poyet’s side and could make his debut when Sunderland travel to Turf Moor to play newly promoted Burnley. Andre Wisdom played the full game for loan side West Bromwich Albion as they lost 2-0 at home to Everton. England Under 21 captain Wisdom picked up a yellow card in the game but did defend well. West From next face Spurs away on Sunday where Alan Irvine’s side will be looking to pick up their first win of the season.
In the Championship, 18 year old Jordon Ibe came on as a 75th minute substitute in Derby’s 1-1 draw with rivals Nottingham Forest. He only created one chance in his brief appearance and will be hoping for more game time when 10th placed Derby travel to 15th placed Cardiff City.
Joao Teixeira started on the wing for Brighton in their 3-2 defeat away at Brentford and played 75 minutes before being replaced by Craig Mackail-Smith. The Portuguese international set up Danny Holla for Brighton’s second goal in the 61st minute and Sami Hyypia’s side next host Blackpool at the Amex.
In League 1, Australian left back Brad Smith played 90 minutes in Swindon’s 2-1 victory away at Bradford City before being substituted in injury time. He will more than likely start in Swindon’s next game with Sheffield United on Saturday.
From League 1 to Ligue 1, and Tiago Ilori played the full 90 minutes for Bordeaux as the early pace setters suffered their first defeat of the season away at Guingamp. Divock Origi scored Lille’s opener against Nantes before setting up Marcos Lopes for their second to send his former club top of Ligue 1. They next play 6th placed Montpellier on Sunday 21st September in a key game in France.
In La Liga, Luis Alberto was involved in a frantic 55 minutes for Malaga in their 0-0 draw with Levante. The attacking midfielder had 3 shots and set up another chance being replaced by Nordin Amrobat. His side travel to Espanyol on Saturday evening.
Iago Aspas came on as an 83rd minute substitute for Sevilla in their 2-0 win over Getafe. He did set up a chance for Ever Banega but the midfielder couldn’t convert.
In Serie B, youngster Rafa Paez played the full 90 minutes as Bologna beat Pescara 3-2 on Friday night.
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