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Loan Round-Up: 25 November

Loan Round-Up: 25 November

evertonfc.com , 25th November 2013 - 16:23

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Luke Garbutt was the hero for Colchester United on Saturday as he bagged his second goal in as many games to rescue a point at Preston North End.
 
The England Under-20 international was suspended for his loan side's 2-1 defeat at Swindon last weekend but made amends by adding to his recent FA Cup strike against Sheffield United.
 
North End dominated the first half and took the lead when Joe Garner headed in a Paul Gallagher cross seconds before the interval.
 
But the visitors stepped it up a gear after the restart and the impressive Garbutt drilled a low shot beyond the reach of goalkeeper Declan Rudd to secure a share of the spoils with 14 minutes remaining.
 
The draw kept Colchester three points clear of the relegation zone in 17th, with a home game against 11th-place MK Dons up next on Tuesday.
 
One league up in the Championship, the news wasn't quite so good for Shane Duffy and Yeovil on Friday as the struggling Glovers slipped to a third straight defeat at relegation rivals Doncaster Rovers.
 
Duffy's name was on the scoresheet - but it was Mark Duffy of Rovers who fired in a late free-kick to deny Yeovil what would have been a precious point in their fight to survive their first ever season in the second tier.
 
Things hadn't looked good for Gary Johnson's bottom-placed side when Dean Furman slotted Doncaster in front on 11 minutes.
 
Yet, the South West battlers showed no shortage of fighting spirit and pulled level just before the break when Bryon Webster turned in our Duffy's inviting header across goal.
 
But it was the Everton man's namesake who was to have the last word, leaving Yeovil five points from safety with 16 games played.
 
In Holland, Francisco Junior fought his way into manager Peter Bosz's thinking for Vitesse Arnhem's trip to Go Ahead Eagles, though the midfielder remained an unused substitute as the Eredivisie leaders maintained their title charge with a comprehensive 3-0 win.
 
All the goals came from Chelsea loanees at the De Adelaarshorst Stadium, with Gael Kakuta adding to two Lucas Piazon penalties to keep Arnhem two points clear of Frank De Boer's second-placed Ajax.
 
Next up for Duffy and Yeovil is a trip to Watford on Saturday, while Vitesse put their five-game unbeaten run on the line at home to SC Cambuur Leeuwarden on Sunday.

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