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Loan Round-Up: Plymouth extend impressive run

12 February 2018

Remi Matthews came out on top in the battle of the Norwich City loanees at Montgomery Waters Meadow as Plymouth Argyle beat Shrewsbury Town 2-1.

Carlton Morris bagged his sixth league goal of the season to give Salop the lead but the visitors fought back with goals from Jamie Ness and Zak Vyner.

Matthews pulled off a superb save in the final ten minutes to help Plymouth hold on for the victory and move them up to tenth in Sky Bet League One.

Plymouth’s number one played the full match on his 24th birthday and on the opposite side, Morris and Ben Godfrey both played 68 minutes.

Kenny McLean scored as Aberdeen beat Dundee United 4-2 in the Scottish Cup to progress to the quarter-finals.

McLean netted Aberdeen’s third on the day, with Adam Rooney and Gary Mackay-Steven (2) adding to the scoring.

In the same competition, Russell Martin played 90 minutes in Rangers’ 6-1 thrashing of Ayr United.

In Sky Bet League Two, Adam Phillips played 61 minutes as Cambridge United drew 0-0 with Lincoln City. After the match, U’s boss Shaun Derry parted company with the Abbey Stadium club.

Paul Jones was an unused substitute in Exeter City’s 1-1 over Wycombe Wanderers in the same division.

In the National League, Ebou Adams featured for 74 minutes as Leyton Orient drew 1-1 with Tranmere Rovers and Michee Efete played the full match as Torquay picked up a valuable 2-1 win at Maidenhead United.

In 2. Bundesliga, Marcel Franke could not help Dynamo Dresden halt their difficult run of form as they were beaten 1-0 at Greuther Furth.

In non-league, Jake Hallett got another 90 minutes under his but he couldn’t prevent Mildenhall Town losing 2-1 at Bury Town.

Steven Naismith (Hearts), Yanic Wildschut (Cardiff City), Diallang Jaiyesimi (Grimsby Town) and Louis Ramsay (Woking) did not featured in the matchday squads at their loan clubs.

Meanwhile, Todd Cantwell is set to make his second appearance for Fortuna Sittard as they prepare to take on Jong AZ Alkmaar in the Eerste Divisie on Monday evening.

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