Aussies Abroad weekend wrap

There were some important goals and some leagues coming back from the break, with Mathew Leckie, Billy Konstantnidis, Luke DeVere, Tolgay Özbey, Srecko Mitrovic and Mirjan Pavlovic scoring important goals for their teams.

In the EPL Mark Schwarzer remained on the bench again when Chelsea thrashed Spurs with 4-0. Mile Jedinak played a full match for Crystal Palace in a narrow 1-0 home loss against Southampton.
 
In the League Championship Adam Federici was an unused substitute for Reading in a 1-1 draw at Brighton. Rhys Williams was sidelined due to his ruptured Achilles when Middlesbrough recorded a 2-0 win against Ipswich. Shane Lowry played a full match while Scott McDonald was absent from the matchday squad in Millwall’s important 1-0 win at Derby. Alex Cisak was an unused substitute for Burnley in their 2-1 win at Blackburn.
 
In League One James Wesolowski played a full match when Oldham lost 3-1 at home against Preston for whom Neil Kilkenny played 81 minutes and Bailey Wright was absent from the matchday squad. Massimo Luongo played a full match for Swindon in a 2-1 home loss against MK Dons. James Meredith was still absent due to his broken foot when Bradford lost 2-0 at Brentford. Dean Bouzanis was also not in the squad when Carlisle lost 2-1 at Port Vale. And Bradden Inman was missing as well in Crewe’s 4-2 loss at Peterborough.
 
In League Two Ryan Williams played a full match when Oxford United lost 2-1 at home against Burton Albion for whom Shane Cansdell-Sherriff also played a full match. Ryan Williams also put his name on the scoresheet when he scored Oxford’s only goal after 52 minutes. Ben McNamara was not in the matchday squad again when Northampton Town recorded another point in a 1-1 at Scunthorpe. Aaron Downes played a full match when Torquay United lost 1-0 against Fleetwood Town.
 
In the Conference Premier Lee Burns played a full match when Darford went down 1-0 against Chester. Mitchell Austin played the last 10 minutes when Cambridge United suffered a rare 3-2 loss at Forest Green. Alex Baird was again not in the squad for Gateshead in their 1-0 win at Barnet. As well Joshua Riis was not in the squad for Kidderminster Harriers in a scoreless draw at Wrexham.
 
In the Conference North Jon Brady’s Brackley Town lost 2-1 at home against Altricham. Adam Parkhouse was not in the squad for Stalybridge Celtic in a 2-0 against Telford United.
 
In the Conference South Ebbsfleet United was still without the services of Shane Huke in a 1-0 win against Hayes & Yeading for whom Jamie Young was not in the squad.
 
In the U21 Premier League Brad Smith played a full match in Liverpool’s 2-0 win at West Ham United.
 
In the German Bundesliga Robbie Kruse was still missing for Bayer Leverkusen in their 1-1 draw at Hannover while Mitch Langerak remained on the bench for Dortmund in their narrow 1-0 win at Freiburg.
 
In the 2. Bundesliga Ben Halloran played the last 25 minutes for Fortuna Düsseldorf in a 1-1 draw at Dresden. Mathew Leckie played a full match and scored the only goal for Frankfurt in a win against FC St. Pauli. Nikita Rukavytsya also played a full match for Frankfurt.
 
In the 3. Liga Mustafa Amini was still missing for Borussia Dortmund II when they lost 0-1 at home against Hansa Rostock.
 
In the Regionalliga West Kwame Yeboah played 26 minute when Borussia Mönchengladbach II won 2-0 at Alemannia Aachen.
 
In the Bayernliga Nord Jonathan Faerber was back on the bench after his injury when FSV Erlangen-Bruck lost 2-1 at Memmelsdorf.
 
In the Rheinlandliga Max Haubus played a full match for TuS Koblenz II when they won 1-0 at Karbach.
 
In the Serie B in Italy Carl Valeri was absent from the matchday squad when Ternana Calcio won 2-0 against Varese.
 
In the Campionato Primavera Chris Ikonomidis was sidelined due to a groin strain when Lazio Youth won 3-2 against Roma in the Derby. Paul Katsetis was an unused substitute for Catania in their 3-0 against Juve Stabia.
 
In the Excellenza Josip Konyit played another full match when Trento Calcio recorded a scoreless draw against San Giorgio.
 
In the Primeira Liga in Portugal Caleb Patterson-Sewell was an unused substitute for Gil Vicente in a 2-0 win at Paços de Ferreira.
 
In the Premier Liga in Russia Luke Wilkshire came on after 27 minutes when Dinamo came back from behind against CSKA in the Moscow Derby after losing 2-0 at half-time to make it 4-2.
 
In the Dutch Eredivisie Jason Davidson played a full match for Heracles Almelo in their 0-4 loss at Alkmaar for whom Eli Babalj was not in the squad. Trent Sainsbury was still sidelined when PEC Zwolle went down 0-3 at Heerenveen. Tommy Oar played the full 90 minutes while Adam Sarota left the pitch after 61 minutes when Utrecht lost 1-0 at Eindhoven.
 
In the Dutch Eerste Divisie Andrew Marveggio remained on the bench when Telstar recorded an important 1-0 win at Den Bosch. Harry Ascroft played a full match for Venlo in their 3-0 at Achilles '29 while Travis Cooper was not in the squad.
 
In the Topklasse Zondag Bryan Bran missed FC Chabab’s 3-1 loss against De Treffers due to a foot injury.
 
In the SüperLig in Turkey Kerem Bulut was again not in the squad for Akhisar Belediyespor when they suffered a heavy 6-1 loss at Galatasaray.
 
In the 2. Lig in Turkey Emre Balcı was on the bench when Inegölspor won 1-0 against Anadolu Selcukluspor.
 
In the 3. Lig Savas Özdemir played a full match for Bafraspor in a scoreless draw against Belediye Vanspor.
 
In the Eerste Klasse in Belgium Mathew Ryan played a full match when Club Brugge played 1-1 at Zulte Waregem.
 
In the Greek Superleague Apostolis Giannou played the first half when Panionios went down 4-0 at Atromitos.
 
In the Greek Football League Giannis Simosis played the last 20 minutes when Anagennisi Karditsa drew 1-1 with Aiginiakos.
 
In the Greek Football League 2 Billy Konstantinidis was back on the scoresheet by scoring the second one and setting up the first one in a 2-1 win against Evros Soufli. As the main rivals Agrotikos only had a 1-1 draw, the margin is now only three points. Niko Tsattalios was missing due to suspension (yellow cards) when Kambaniakos drew 1-1 with Larisa.
 
In the Swiss Super League both Aussies met in an entertaining 3-2 between Sion and Luzern. Dario Vidošić played for Sion until half-time while Oliver Bozanic came on for Luzern after 70 minutes.
 
In the First Division in Cyprus Robert Stambolziev played a full match when Kouklion went down 6-1 in their match against APOEL.
 
In the Bundesliga in Austria James Holland played another full match when Austria Wien recorded a 2-0 win against Grödig.
 
In the Prva Liga in Croatia Tomislav Mrčela was missing when Hrvatski Dragovoljac lost 2-0 against Rijeka. Steven Ugarković played a full match in Osijek’s 0-1 loss at RNK Split.
 
In the Scottish FA Cup Curtis Good missed Dundee United’s impressive 5-0 win at Inverness.
 
In the Premiership in Scotland Jackson Irvine was not in the squad for Kilmarnock when they won 4-2 against Hearts for whom Dylan McGowan played a full match.
 
In the Championship Sebastian Usai was an unused substitute for Cowdenbeath in their 2-2 draw with Alloa.
 
In the Premier Division in Ireland Mark Griffin was an unused substitute when Dundalk lost 4-1 at Drogheda.
 
In the Welsh Premier League Daniel Collins played the last 14 minutes for Bala Town in their 2-1 win at Prestatyn.
 
In the Maltese Premier League Charlie Fuller was an unused substitute when Balzan Youths lost 4-2 at Hibernians Paola.
 
In the Primera División in Uruguay Richard Porta played the last 18 minutes in Nacional’s 3-1 win against El Tanque Sisley.
 
In Japan’s J.League Mitch Nichols was an unused substitute for Cerezo Osaka in their 2-0 win at Tokushima Vortis. Joshua Kennedy played a full match when Nagoya Grampus won 2-1 at Omiya Ardija. Graham Arnold’s Vegalta Sendai was without Danny Vuković (pending registration) in their 0-2 loss at Kashima.
 
In Korea Alex Wilkinson was not in the squad for Jeonbuk because of his travel back from the Socceroos match and missed the team’s 3-0 win against Busan. Robbie Cornthwaite was an unused substitute in Jeonam Dragons’ 1-0 win at FC Seoul. Luke DeVere had a brilliant start to the new season netting the winning goal in the dying minutes when Gyeongnam won 1-0 against Seongnam for whom Brendan Hamill was not in the matchday squad. Also missing were Nathan Burns for Incheon in their 2-2 at Sangju Sangmu and Aleksandar Jovanović in Jeju’s 1-0 loss against Suwon.
 
In the Chinese Super League Ryan McGowan was also on his way back from his Socceroos commitments and therefore missed Shandong Luneng’s 1-0 win against Harbin Yiteng where Adam Hughes played a full match. Another full match was played by Jonas Salley in Guizhou Renhe’s scoreless draw at Jiangsu. Billy Celeski played a full match for Liaoning Whowin in their 1-1 draw against Shanghai Dongya for whom Daniel McBreen played 81 minutes.
 
In the UFL Division 1 in the Philippines Richard Greer played a full match, Tommy Taylor played 82 minutes, Luis Abadía was an unused substitute and Dominic Del Rosario was not in the squad when Kaya, coached by David Perković, recorded a scoreless draw against Stallion.
 
In the First Division League in Hong Kong Andrew Barišić played 74 minutes and scored an early goal when South China drew 2-2 at Yuen Long. Marko Ješić played a full match in Sun Pegasus’ 3-1 loss against Sun Hei and Dylan Macallister also played a full match in Eastern Salon’s 2-2 draw against Citizen.
 
In the Thai Premier League Erik Paartalu played a full match and provided one assist when Muangthong United won 3-0 at TOT SC. Trent McClenahan also played a full match when PTT Rayong had a 2-2 draw with Chiangrai and missed a lot of good chances to get a better result.
 
In the second tier Phil Stubbins’ Ayutthaya stormed to the top with a 3-0 at Pattaya.
 
In the Malaysian Super League Spase Dilevski played 67 minutes when ATM FA lost 4-1 at Pahang.
 
In the Premier League in Malaysia Srećko Mitrović played a full match for Sabah and scored (2-2, 71') in their 3-2 win against Kedah for whom Adam Griffiths also played a full match and Adriano Pellegrino was not in the squad. Kedah is coached by David Mitchell.
 
In the Indian I-League Sean Rooney played 69 minutes in Bengaluru’s 3-0 win against Churchill Brothers where Daniell Zelený was an unused substitute. Simon Colosimo played a full match and Tolgay Özbey played 86 minutes scoring two goals when Dempo thrashed Sporting Goa 4-0 for whom Jerry Karpeh played a full match. Dempo is coached by Arthur Papas. Mirjan Pavlović played a full match and scored a late equaliser when Pune drew 2-2 with Shilong Lajong. Matthew Foschini played a full match when Salgaocar won 2-0 against Mumbai.
 
In the United States the Major League Soccer is back from the winter break. Andy Rose was on the bench when Seattle Sounders had a narrow 1-0 win against Sporting Kansas. Tim Cahill played a full match when New York Red Bulls went down 4-1 at Vancouver.
 
In the Semifinals in New Zealand Richard Cardozo and Waitakere had another nightmare in the second leg losing 4-1 at Auckland City. Richard Cardozo came on after 66 minutes and put his name on the scoresheet only five minutes later scoring the final goal of the match.
 
In Vanuatu’s Premia Divisen Nathan Hall’s Amicale is only one match away from the Championship. Michael Rutherford was not in the squad in the team’s scoreless draw with Tafea.
 

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