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SPECIAL LOAN MENTION: Man City youngster Evans helps Walsall go top in League One

George Evans has been in fine form for Walsall in the third division of English football.

The 21-year-old midfielder put in an assured display in a central midfield role in Saturday's 1-0 win at Millwall while ably assisting his defence as the Lions searched for an equaliser following Miolan Lalkovic's first-half strike.

The win allowed the Saddlers to leapfrog Burton Albion into top spot on the League One table.

Following on from the performance, the Manchester City loanee was key as Walsall defeated Peterborough United 2-0 at The Banks's Stadium on Monday night.

Jason Demetriou's deflected strike gave Walsall the lead in the 80th minute before Evans guaranteed maximum points with a glancing finish to fortuitously tuck home Kieron Morris' cross in the dying stages.

The goal was the former Crewe Alexandra and Scunthorpe United loanee's third goal in 10 league outings for the West Midlands outfit, and kept them at the summit of the table for the turn of the year.

Check out the highlights below with the Evans goal coming from 1:50 -

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