Five foxes appear as Dewsbury-Hall strikes again
A neat finish from Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall has headlined Leicester City’s weekend loan action as the talented young midfielder sacked the winner of Luton Town’s 1-0 win over promotion hopes for AFC Bournemouth on Saturday.
– Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall scores his second goal at Luton Town to secure 1-0 success at AFC Bournemouth
– Daniel Iversen made his Preston North End debut in a 2-0 loss to Bristol City
– Kamal Sowah and Josh Eppiah both played for OH Leuven this weekend
After scoring the game-winning goal against Bristol City to open his Hatters account last month, Dewsbury Hall – on loan until the end of 2020/21 – was on target for the second time in three outings when he turned inside the box, worked the ball on his left foot and chose the lower corner at Vitality Stadium.
The victory over Bournemouth at 10, which saw Jefferson Lerma sacked after just 26 minutes, puts the adopted club of Dewsbury-Hall to 12th place in the league table with a trip to Brentford next Wednesday.
After joining Preston North End on loan earlier this month, Denmark’s junior international goalkeeper Daniel Iversen made his debut for the Deepdale side, but couldn’t stop his new side from losing 2-0 at Bristol City on Saturday.
A Famara Diedhiou opener and Zak Vyner’s effort in the second half gave the hosts the points at Ashton Gate, leaving Preston in 13th place in the league table after 24 games played.
Striker George hirst, meanwhile, having made his Premier League debut for Leicester City in 2019/20 against Tottenham Hotspur, was not used on the bench in Rotherham United’s 1-0 victory at Pride Park against County Derby.
An 86th-minute winner from Jamie Lindsay was enough for the Millers to bolster their hopes of survival, with former City Development Squad goalkeeper Viktor Johansson keeping a clean sheet in Derby success.
In Belgium, the dynamic Kamal sowah played from start to finish and young Josh eppiah came off the bench as OH Leuven suffered a 3-1 Jupiler Pro League setback at Stayen against St. Truiden on Sunday night.
Thomas Henry did well to reply in Yuma Suzuki’s opener, but after Pierre-Yves Ngawa was sent off for Leuven, the hosts continued their way as Ilombe Mboyo made it 2-1 before Suzuki scores his second of the game.
Having joined Leuven on loan last week, the defender Filip Benković did not feature in the defeat, while former Fox Andy King, who won the Ligue 1, Championship and Premier League titles at Leicester, was not used on the bench.
In Turkey, the Algerian international winger Rachid Ghezzal played more than an hour for Beşiktaş in a 2-0 victory over Galatasaray to take a three-point lead over Fenerbahçe at the top of the Turkish Süper Lig.
After Mbaye Diagne was sent off for the visiting team at Istanbul’s Vodafone Park, goals from Josef de Souza and former Spurs forward Georges-Kévin Nkoudou sealed three points for Ghezzal’s men.
Ultimately, Matty james, who joined Coventry City on loan until the end of 2020/21 last week, could bow out for the Championship side on Tuesday night, when they travel to Madejski Stadium to face Reading.
Somewhere else, Josh Chevalier and Admiral Muskwe’s The Wycombe Wanderers were not in action.