Adrien Silva

Loan Foxes Go Head-To-Head In Monaco

Adrien Silva came up against Fousseni Diabaté during Saturday’s 3-0 win for AS Monaco over Amiens in Ligue 1 at Stade Louis II.

- Adrien Silva, Fousseni Diabaté, Rachid Ghezzal, Daniel Iversen, Ryan Loft and Kamal Sowah were all in loan action over the weekend
- Silva and Diabaté faced off against each other as AS Monaco entertained Amiens
- Rachid Ghezzal started for Fiorentina against Torino in Serie A

Midfielder Silva played the full 90 minutes for Leonardo Jardim’s men, while attacker Diabaté came off with 15 minutes to play as the hosts moved up to 11th in the French top tier’s standings.

Three goals in the space of eight second-half minutes handed Silva’s side all three points, with Wissam Ben Yedder, Guillermo Maripan and Keita Balde Diao all on the scoresheet.

In Italy, Algeria international winger Rachid Ghezzal completed just over 50 minutes for Fiorentina in their 2-1 defeat by Torino.

Martin Caceres was on target for the visitors late on, but they couldn’t recover from Simone Zaza and Cristian Ansaldi’s efforts for Torino.

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Rachid Ghezzal
Rachid Ghezzal

The wideman made his ninth appearance for Fiorentina against Torino.

Back in England, Denmark youth goalkeeper Daniel Iversen made his 21st appearance in all competitions for Rotherham United, who slipped to a 1-0 loss to Rochdale.

The Millers, who now occupy eighth position in League 1, were undone by a first-half strike from visiting midfielder Aaron Morley at AESSEAL New York Stadium.

Ryan Loft, meanwhile, notched up 85 minutes of League 2 action for Carlisle United in their 1-1 draw with Morecambe at Globe Arena.

Hallam Hope had originally given Loft’s side the lead, only for John O’Sullivan to level matters just three minutes later.

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Daniel Iversen
Daniel Iversen

The young goalkeeper has had significant involvement for the Millers during his 2019/20 loan spell.

Finally, in Belgium, youngster Kamal Sowah played just over 70 minutes in OH Leuven’s 3-2 Proximus League defeat by Lommel SK.

Leuven’s Derrick Tshimanga was dismissed after just 19 minutes, while Jonathan Hendrickx scored twice from the spot either side of Yannick Augemon’s equaliser.

Abdoulie Sanyang then made it 3-1 to Lommel, and while Mathieu Maertens pulled a goal back for Leuven, they could not claim a point from the encounter.

Finally, Josh Knight (Peterborough United), Layton Ndukwu (Southend United), Andy King (Rangers), Islam Slimani (AS Monaco) and Sam Hughes (Salford City) did not feature this weekend.

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