Adrien Silva

More Landmarks For City's Loan Contingent

Adrien Silva maintained his unbeaten record for AS Monaco, Andy King made his full Derby County debut and Islam Slimani scored for Fenerbahçe in the latest round of fixtures for Leicester City’s loan stars this week.
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- Seven Leicester City players starred for their loan clubs over the past week
- Portugal international Adrien Silva's AS Monaco were held to a 2-2 draw by Montpellier
- Andy King made his full debut for Derby County in the Sky Bet Championship
- Algerian striker Islam Slimani scored the only goal as Fenerbahçe beat Zenit St Petersburg 

Silva, 29, joined Monaco on loan on Deadline Day, with Youri Tielemans heading to the Foxes, and helped his new adopted club to victory over Toulouse earlier this month.

On Sunday, meanwhile, the Portugal international midfielder was once again a second half substitute in a dramatic 2-2 draw with Montpellier at Stade de la Mosson.

Gelson Martins gave the visitors the lead early on and, while Gaëtan Laborde levelled after the break, Radamel Falcao's 82-minute strike appeared to win it for Monaco.

However, Andy Delort’s 91st-minute leveller denied Monaco a precious victory before Jemerson de Jesus Nascimento was dismissed for the away side in the dying moments.

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Adrien Silva
Adrien Silva

Silva was a second half substitute for Monaco.

As a result, Leonardo Jardim's men are currently 18th in Ligue 1, one place above the relegation berths, ahead of the visit of Nantes on Saturday (7pm GMT kick-off).

Slimani, on the other hand, found the net for Fenerbahçe in a crucial 1-0 home victory over Zenit St Petersburg in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League Round of 16 tie.

The 30-year-old was quickest to pounce for the Turkish outfit on Tuesday night as they took a slender one-goal lead in the 21st minute at Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium.

Following a league clash with Konyaspor on Saturday (4pm GMT kick-off), Fenerbahçe head to Russia for the second leg on Thursday (4:55pm GMT kick-off).

Elsewhere, in the Sky Bet Championship, King started for Derby in a 1-1 draw with relegation battlers Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Wednesday.

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Daniel Iversen
Daniel Iversen

Iversen has been heavily involved for Oldham Athletic this season.

Tom Lawrence handed the Rams a perfect start inside two minutes, but Jon Nolan's equaliser 10 minutes into the second half was enough to deny Frank Lampard's seventh-placed side.

King, 30, played for 73 minutes before being replaced by Mason Bennett. On Saturday, Derby visit Brighton & Hove Albion in the fifth round of the Emirates FA Cup (12:30pm GMT kick-off).

Goalkeeper Daniel Iversen, on the other hand, made his 32nd appearance for Oldham Athletic in Tuesday night’s 4-1 win over Yeovil Town, Paul Scholes’ first as Latics manager.

The Manchester United legend stuck with Iversen, 21, in goal following an impressive first season for the young Danish stopper in Sky Bet League 1.

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George Thomas
George Thomas

Thomas has made 25 League 1 appearances for Scunthorpe this season.

Jose Baxter and Callum Lang struck for Oldham in the first half, before Bevis Mugabi got one back, but Mohammed Maouche and Christopher Missilou made sure later on.

Scholes' side, who are 11th in the third tier, welcome Crewe Alexandra to Boundary Park on Saturday (3pm GMT kick-off).

Also in League 1, midfielder George Thomas played 81 minutes in a 2-0 home success over Accrington Stanley on Saturday, courtesy of goals from Kyle Wootton and Kevin van Veen.

Senior Wales international Thomas, 21, could make his 27th appearance for the Iron in Saturday's clash at Gillingham (3pm GMT kick-off).

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Bartosz Kapustka
Bartosz Kapustka

Bartosz Kapustka drives forward with the ball while in action for Oud-Heverlee Leuven.

Finally, Elliott Moore, 21, and Bartosz Kapustka, 22, both featured in a late 2-1 defeat for Oud-Heverlee Leuven by KV Mechelen in the Belgian Proximus League on Saturday.

While OH Leuven took the lead through Mathieu Maertens in the 24th minute, Igor de Camargo and Joachin van Damme turned the game on its head at Achter de Kazerne.

Under the guidance of Frank Vercauteren and Vincent Euvrard, OHL, who are seventh in the second phase, face Westerlo at King Power at Den Dreef Stadium on Saturday (4pm GMT kick-off).

Filip Benković (Celtic), Fousseni Diabaté (Sivasspor), Callum Elder (Ipswich Town), Josh Knight (Peterborough United) and Darnell Johnson (Hibernian) did not feature.

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