Norwich City loan watch: Morris nets in shootout and City duo help King’s Lynn progress to FA Cup second round
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Carlton Morris scored in a penalty shootout for MK Dons to help them progress past non-league Eastleigh in the FA Cup on Saturday, with plenty of Norwich City loan exports in action over the weekend.
Russell Martin was assisted by former Derby County defender Richard Keogh after his backroom staff were forced into self-isolation after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus.
The City legend was left to rue his side’s profligacy in front of goal as they struggled past National League side Eastleigh on Saturday. Morris hit the post but scored the third penalty in a 4-3 shootout victory.
Louis Thompson also featured but was replaced by Scott Fraser in the 68th minute.
Canaries duo Archie Mair and Simon Power both started as King’s Lynn pulled off an FA Cup upset against League Two side Port Vale.
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Young Sonny Carey smashed in after good work from Adam Marriott to put Ian Culverhouse’s side into the hat for the next round. Mair made a series of good saves to help the Linnet’s progress.
Sam McCallum continued his run of games for Coventry City as deputises for the injured Fankaty Dabo at right wing-back.
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The 20-year-old endured a difficult afternoon in the 3-2 defeat to Watford and was beaten by opposite number Ken Sema for the opening goal.
In Belgium, Danel Sinani missed a gilt-edged chance for Waasland-Beveren in the second half of their 1-1 draw with Eupen on Saturday.
The midfielder is preparing for matches with Luxembourg against Austria, Cyprus and Azerbaijan over the current international break. He continues to produce good metrics in the division and has recorded the fourth most key passes on average in the Belgian Pro Ligue - on a par with former City midfielder Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe.
Elsewhere, Philip Heise continues to get minutes for Bundesliga Two side Karlsruher SC. They beat St. Pauli 3-0 at the weekend with Heise playing 81 minutes in the encounter before being substituted.
The left-back has made eight appearances for the German side, registering one assist.
Aidan Fitzpatrick started for Scottish side Queen of the South in their 1-1 draw with Arbroath on Saturday.