There was finally some positive news to report regarding Arsenal’s loanees this weekend as Joel Campbell scored two goals and set up another as Olympiacos beat Veria 6-0. Campbell scored twice in the second-half for the league leaders and set up Giannis Maniatis to increase the scoreline further still.
Johan Djourou started and played the whole game as Hamburg dispatched of Nurnberg with an emphatic 5-0 victory despite being just one goal to the good at half-time. Academy product Martin Angha was an un-used substitute for Nurnberg.
Also in the Bundesliga, Francis Coquelin was again handed a starting berth on the left-wing as Freiburg drew 1-1 with Frankfurt.
Wellington came on as a half-time substitute but couldn’t prevent Murcia from losing 3-2 to Real Jaen.
Chuks Aneke came on for the final 14 minutes of Crewe Alexandra’s 4-0 defeat to Notts County and had a shot saved in the closing stages, but Ignasi Miquel was again an un-used substitute for Leicester City, who lost 1-0 to Doncaster Rovers.
Josh Vickers made several good saves but was eventually beaten as Canvey Island drew 1-1 with Carshalton Athletic.