Three of Manchester United’s loanees were in action in the Championship last night.
Tahith Chong, James Garner and Ethan Laird all started for their teams in the evening kick-offs. Here is a look at how all three of them fared…
(Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images) Tahith Chong Chong’s move to Birmingham City has been pretty good so far. Last night was not one of his better games.
Birmingham were beaten at home by league leaders Fulham and went 1-0 down inside the first 10 minutes. They went on to lose 4-1.
Chong played on the right wing and was substituted on 74 minutes, taken off with the score at 3-0, having picked up an earlier booking.
The Dutchman had two shots at goal and created one chance, but was unable to get his side back into the game.
(Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) James Garner James Garner’s miserable return to Nottingham Forest continued as Chris Hughton’s side suffered yet another defeat.
Forest are rock bottom of the Championship with one draw and six defeats from seven games.
Garner started as Forest hosted Middlesbrough last night, who had not won any of their previous four matches.
Middlesbrough won the game 2-0 with Garner substituted on 66 minutes when the score was 1-0.
Garner had two shots which both missed the target and completed just 61 per cent of his passes.
A managerial change is becoming increasingly certain at Forest after this result.
Ethan Laird Ethan Laird started for Swansea City against Millwall and had the best night of all three United loan players.
Laird helped keep a second successive clean sheet as Swansea drew the game 0-0.
The 20-year-old played in his usual right wing-back role and got forward as often as possible to offer an attacking outlet.
Laird attempted one shot, created one chance, completed three dribbles and won four fouls.
This was his sixth appearance of his loan spell and he looks very comfortable playing Championship football. United will be very encouraged by his progress.
(Photo by Athena Pictures/Getty Images) Players loaned out by Manchester United for 2021/22
Nathan Bishop Mansfield Town (Season long loan)
Reece Devine St Johnstone (Season long loan)
Tahith Chong Birmingham City (Season long loan)
Will Fish Stockport County (Season long loan)
Di’Shon Bernard Hull City (Season long loan)
Facundo Pellistri Alaves (Season long loan)
Axel Tuanzebe Aston Villa (Season long loan)
Ethan Galbraith Doncaster Rovers (Season long loan)
Ethan Laird Swansea City (Season long loan)
Dylan Levitt Dundee United (Season long loan)
Andreas Pereira Flamengo (Season long loan)
James Garner Nottingham Forest (Season long loan)
Brandon Williams Norwich City (Season long loan)
D’Mani Mellor Salford City (loan)
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