Konstantinos Mavropanos made his return from injury as he played 58 minutes in Stuttgart’s 3-1 loss to Bayern Munich. It was the centre-back’s first appearance since October 3rd and just his second game for Stuttgart.
Matteo Guendouzi played the full game as Hertha Berlin drew 0-0 with Bayer Leverkusen.
Tyreece John-Jules was also back from injury as he came on for the final 15 minutes in Doncaster Rovers’ 2-1 win v Carlisle in the FA Cup.
Daniel Ballard played the whole game as Blackpool beat Harrogate Town 4-0.
Also in the FA Cup Harry Clarke played at right-back and completed the whole game as Oldham Athletic beat Bradford City 2-1.
Elsewhere in the competition, Trae Coyle was an unused substitute as Gillingham lost 3-2 to Exeter. Zech Medley wasn’t involved.
Deyan Iliev wasn’t involved in Shrewsbury Town’s 1-0 win against Oxford City.
In the Championship, Ben Sheaf played 61 minutes of Coventry City’s 1-1 draw with Norwich City.
In League One, Mark McGuinness came on in the 71st minute as Ipswich Town lost 2-0 to Charlton Athletic.
Matt Smith played the full game as Swindon Town won 2-1 versus Oxford United.
James Olayinka played the whole of Southend United’s 3-0 loss to Bolton Wanderers in League Two.
Jordi Osei-Tutu missed out through injury as Cardiff City won 4-0 against Luton Town.
Lucas Torreira wasn’t involved as Atletico Madrid beat Valencia 1-0.
Tolaji Bola’s Rochdale weren’t in action this weekend. That was also the case for Tom Smith’s Dover Athletic and Zak Swanson’s MVV Maastricht.