Danel Sinani’s return to form continued with a goal and victory with loaner club Waasland-Beveren, after a memorable moment with Luxembourg for the Norwich City forward.
The 23-year-old started two World Cup qualifiers as a forward as the Minnows picked up a shock 1-0 victory in Ireland and then staged a surprise opener against Portugal, only for a goal from Cristiano Ronaldo to help the visitors recover to 3-1 victory. Luxembourg is 95th in the Fifa ranking, 90 places less than Portugal.
Prior to this international action, Sinani had been on the sidelines for battling Beveren in the Belgian top flight, but he got a first start since January and scored his third goal in 15 total appearances, opening the scoring with a fine finish from the edge of the box in a 2-0 victory at KV Oostende on Saturday.
There was also a goal for the striker Josip drmic On Saturday, a header into the second goal as Rijeka won 4-3 at HNK Gorica in the top Croatia, the Switzerland international’s second goal in nine games.
Back in England, the action of Good Friday saw Tom trybull Return to Blackburn’s starting XI and play 72 minutes of a shock 1-0 loss to Wycombe, the bottom of the league.
Sam mccallum made his 29th league start to the season, but the left-back suffered a disappointing 3-0 loss at QPR.
In Ligue 1, defender Akin Famewo missed Charlton’s 1-0 win at Doncaster, but manager Nigel Adkins expects him to return to training next week after a minor blow.
Timm Klose and Basel are set for a home game against Baduz in the Swiss top flight on Monday, but his fellow defender Rocky bushiri is expected to miss the remainder of Eupen’s season in Belgium due to injury.
Dan Adshead and Telstar are also set for action on Monday, at NEC Nijmegen in the Dutch second tier, but the Icelandic league season doesn’t start until later this month for the midfielder Isak Thorvaldsson at IA Akranes.
Louis thompson and MK Dons set to entertain Crewe in League One on Easter Monday, with the winger Aidan Fitzpatrick hoping to compete as Queen of the South at high profile host Hibs in the Scottish Cup third round.
Young striker Gassan Ahadme, who ultimately made two appearances for Real Oviedo B last month, could be in action at Guijuelo in Spain’s Third Division today.
Substitute not used: Tyrese Omotoye (Swindon)
Not in action: Philip Heise (Karlsruher), William Hondemarck (Harrogate), Archie Mair (King’s Lynn)