Aussies Abroad weekend wrap

This week saw Chris Ikonomidis pick up silverware in Italy and Ndumba Makeche score a hat-trick in Malaysia. Elsewhere Robbie Kruse, Massimo Luongo, Neil Kilkenny and Dario Vidosic all chimed in with assists, while Tim Cahill saw red after just three minutes on the park.

In the English Premier League, Mile Jedinak played a full match for Crystal Palace in their 2-0 loss away to Hull City. Brad Jones was an unused substitute as Liverpool won 2-1 at home to West Bromwich Albion, for whom Jason Davidson was not in the squad. Alex Cisak was not in the squad for Burnley in their 2-2 draw with fellow promoted side Leicester City. Curtis Good was missing due to injury for both matches as Newcastle United drew 2-2 with Swansea City after losing 1-0 away to Stoke City earlier in the week. Mark Schwarzer was not in the squad as top-of-the-table Chelsea FC won 2-0 at home to Arsenal FC.

In the English Championship, Adam Federici played a full match while Ryan Edwards played until half-time as Reading FC lost 3-1 away to Brentford FC. Scott McDonald played a full match as Millwall played out a goalless draw with Derby County. Chris Herd also played a full match as Bolton Wanderers lost 2-1 at home to AFC Bournemouth. Rhys Williams was missing for Middlesbrough due to injury as Middlesbrough FC won 2-0 at home to Fulham, for whom Cameron Burgess was not in the squad and Adam Taggart was missing due to injury.

Earlier in the week, Federici played a full match and kept a clean sheet while Edwards was not in the squad as Reading played out a goalless draw with Leeds United. McDonald played a full match as Millwall lost 3-1 at home to Birmingham City. Burgess and Ryan Williams were not in the squad, while Taggart was missing due to injury as Fulham ran out convincing 4-0 winners against Bolton, for whom Herd again played a full match. Rhys Williams was missing due to injury as Middlesbrough drew 1-1 with bottom club Blackpool FC.

In League One in England, Massimo Luongo played a full match and set up the opening goal, while Brad Smith was an unused substitute as Swindon Town won 2-1 away at Leyton Orient, for whom Shane Lowry played a full match. Bailey Wright played a full match while Neil Kilkenny also played a full match and set up his side’s opening goal as Preston North End won 4-2 at home to Colchester United. James Meredith was an unused substitute as Bradford City won 2-0 against Crewe Alexandra, for whom Bradden Inman was not in the squad. In an earlier match, Inman was an unused substitute as Crewe lost 3-0 at home to Notts County. Ryan Williams was an unused substitute as Barnsley FC won 1-0 away to Rochdale AFC. 

In League Two in England, Shane Cansdell-Sherriff played a full match as Burton Albion lost 3-1 at home to Cambridge United. James Wesolowski also played a full match as Shrewsbury Town lost 1-0 away to Plymouth Argyle.

In the English Conference Premier, Aaron Downes was missing for due to suspension as Torquay United won 2-1 at home to Wrexham, for whom Daniel Collins was not in the squad. Lee Burns played until the 21st minute as Dartford FC played out a 1-1 draw with Grimsby Town. Alex Baird was not in the squad for Gateshead FC in their 3-1 won over Braintree Town. Joshua Riis was also not in the squad for Kidderminster Harriers in their 1-1 draw with AFC Telford United. Alex Grant was another not in the squad as Macclesfield Town drew 2-2 with Forest Green.

In matches played earlier in the week, Burns played a full match as Dartford drew 2-2 with Welling United. Collins was not in the squad as Wrexham won 1-0 against Kidderminster, for whom Riis was also not in the squad. Downes was again missing due to suspension as Torquay lost 2-1 to Forest Green. Baird was not in the squad for Gateshead in their 1-1 draw with Lincoln City. Grant was also not in the squad for Macclesfield as they lost 1-0 away to Altrincham FC.

In the English Conference North, Mitchell Austin was not in the squad for Brackley Town in their 1-0 win over Stalybridge Celtic.

In the English Conference South, Shane Huke was an unused substitute as Ebbsfleet United won 3-0 away to Farnborough.

In the U21 Premier League Division 1 in England, Thomas Beadling was not in the squad as Sunderland AFC U21 lost 2-0 away to West Ham United U21.

In the U21 Premier League Division 2 in England, Hyuga Tanner played a full match for Blackburn Rovers U21 in their 1-0 home loss to Reading FC U21. Thomas Strain came on in the 63rd minute and scored the final goal of the game, while Jordan Lyden was not in the squad as Aston Villa U21 won 3-0 over Bolton Wanderers U21. 

In the English U21 PDL League 2 – North/South Division, Giancarlo Gallifuoco played until the 80th minute while James Demetriou was missing due to injury as Swansea City U21 ran out 5-2 winners away to Nottingham Forrest, for whom Josh Macdonald came on in the 65th minute.

In the U21 PDL League 2 – South Division in England, Aaron Lennox was an unused substitute for Queens Park Rangers U21 in their 2-1 away win against Leeds United U21.

In the FA Women’s Super League 1 in England, Danielle Brogan played a full match while Caitlin Friend was an unused substitute as Notts County LFC won 2-0 away at Bristol Academy.

In the UEFA Champions League, Brad Jones was an unused substitute as Liverpool lost 1-0 away to Swiss side FC Basel. Robbie Kruse was an unused substitute in Bayer Leverkusen’s 3-1 home win against Portuguese side SL Benfica. Mitch Langerak and Mustafa Amini were both unused substitutes as Borussia Dortmund won 3-0 away to RSC Anderlecht. Mark Schwarzer was not in the squad as Chelsea FC won 1-0 away to Sporting Clube de Portugal.

In the UEFA Europa League, Matt Ryan played a full match and kept a clean sheet as Club Brugge KV won 3-0 away to HJK Helsinki. Luke Wilkshire played a full match for Feyenoord in their 2-1 win at home to Standard Liege. Josh Brillante was not in the squad for AC Fiorentina as they won 3-0 at Dinamo Minsk. Tom Rogic was missing due to injury as Celtic FC won 1-0 against GNK Dinamo Zagreb.

In the German Bundesliga, Robbie Kruse came on in the 82nd minute for Bayer Leverkusen and set up a 90th minute equalizer to rescue a 2-2 draw with SC Paderborn. Mitch Langerak was an unused substitute as Borussia Dortmund lost 1-0 at home to Hamburger SV. Nikita Rukavytsya was not in the squad as FSV Mainz 05 played out a 1-1 draw with Borussia Monchengladbach.

In the 2. Bundesliga in Germany, Mathew Leckie played until 92nd minute as FC Ingolstadt 04 won 1-0 at home to Eintracht Braunschweig. Ben Halloran was an unused substitute for Fortuna Dusseldorf in their 4-1 away win over SV Darmstadt.

In the 3. Liga in Germany, Mustafa Amini played a full match as Borussia Dortmund II lost 2-0 away to SpVgg. Unterhaching.

In the Regionalliga West in Germany, Kwame Yeboah was an unused substitute as Borussia Monchengladbach II won 1-0 at SC Wiedenbruck 2000. Brandon Chin and Zane Chothia were both not in the squad for FC Hennef 05 in their 2-1 home loss to Sportfreunde Siegen.

In the German Hessenliga, Max Haubus was missing due to injury for SV Rot-Weiss Hadamar in their 4-0 win against FC Schwalmstadt.

In the Bayernliga Sud in Germany, Jonathan Faerber was not in the squad as TSV 1860 Rosenheim won 2-1 away to FC Sonthofen.

In the Mittelrheinliga in Germany, Sam Gibson was not in the squad as TSV Germania Windeck were hammered 7-1 at home by TSC Euskirchen.

In the Italian Serie A, Joshua Brillante came on in the 86th minute as AC Fiorentina won 3-0 at home against Inter Milan. Panos Armenakas was not in the squad for either match as Udinese first beat Parma FC 4-2 before playing out a 1-1 draw with AC Cesena.

In the Supercoppa Primavera Final in Italy, Chris Ikonomidis played a full match and scored the winning goal as Lazio Youth beat Chievo Verona Youth 1-0 to lift the cup.

In the Italian Lega Pro – Girone A, Liam Graham played a full match as Aurora Pro Patria drew 2-2 with Mantova FC.

In the Scottish Premier League, Jackson Irvine played a full match for Ross County in their 1-1 draw with Inverness CT. Tom Rogic was not in the squad as Celtic FC lost 1-0 at home to Hamilton Academical.

In the Primeira Liga in Portugal, Caleb Patterson-Sewell was an unused substitute as Gil Vicente drew 1-1 with GD Estoril.

In the Austrian Bundesliga, James Holland played a full match as FK Austria Wien lost 2-0 at home to Wolfsberger AC.

In the Russian Premier Liga, Ivan Franjic was an unused substitute for Torpedo Moskva in their 2-1 loss away to Rubin Kazan.

In the Eredivisie in the Netherlands, Tommy Oar played a full match while Michael Zullo was missing due to injury as FC Utrecht lost 3-2 at home to Go Ahead Eagles. Luke Wilkshire played a full match as Feyenoord recorded a 4-0 win at home to FC Groningen. Trent Sainsbury came on in the 46th minute as PEC Zwolle played out a goalless draw away to giants AFC Ajax. Eli Babalj was an unused substitute for AZ Alkmaar in their 2-2 draw with FC Twente.

In the Eerste Divisie in the Netherlands, Kenneth Dougall came on in the 84th minute, while Alistair Quinn was an unused substitute for SC Telstar in their 4-3 win over Sparta Rotterdam. Andrew Marveggio was an unused substitute as Fortuna Sittard lost 1-0 at home to FC Volendam. In an earlier match, Marveggio was again an unused substitute as Sittard lost 3-0 away to Jong Twente. Luke Kairies was not in the squad as FC Eindhoven won 2-0 at home to RKC Waalwijk. Both Harry Ascroft and Travis Cooper were not in the squad as VVV-Venlo won 2-1 against Helmond Sport.

In the Beloften Eredivisie in the Netherlands, Eli Babalj played a full match as Jong AZ Alkmaar beat Jong Go Ahead Eagles 2-0. Cooper played a full match while Ascroft played until the 76th minute as Jong VVV/Helmond suffered a heavy 4-0 defeat at home to Jong Feyenoord/Excel.

In the Eerste Klasse in Belgium, Matt Ryan played a full match and kept a clean sheet as Club Brugge KV won 3-0 against Standard Liege. James Troisi was an unused substitute for SV Zulte Waregem in their 3-1 loss away to Lierse SK.

In the Swiss Super League, Dario Vidosic played until the 71st minute and set up one goal as FC Sion won 3-1 at home to FC Luzern, for whom Oliver Bozanic came on in the 78th minute.

In the Premier League of Malta, Adrian Zahra played until the 57th minute as Valletta FC lost 2-1 at home to Pieta Hotspurs.

In the A Lyga in Lithuania, Evan Alexandrow-Ridley was an unused substitute for FK Ekranas in their 4-2 win away to Granitas Klaipedas.

In round 4 of the Lietuvos Taure in Lithuania, Evan Alexandrow-Ridley was not in the squad as FK Ekranas lost 3-0 away to VMFD Zalgiris. 

In the Liga I in Romania, Anthony Carter was not in the squad as CFR Cluj won 1-0 at home to FC Universitatea Cluj. Julius Davies was not in the squad as FC Otelul Galati lost 3-0 at home to FC Steaua Bucuresti. In an earlier match, Davies was again not in the squad as Galati lost 4-0 at CS Pandurii Targu Jiu.

In the Turkish SuperLig, Aziz Behich played until the 89th minute as Bursaspor lost 2-1 away to Mersin Idmanyurdu.

In the 2. Lig – Kırmızı Grup in Turkey, Emre Balcı played until half-time as Diyarbakır BBSK won 2-1 against Kocaeli Birlik SK.

In the Prva Liga in Croatia, Tomislav Mrcela played a full match for NK Lokomotiva Zagreb in their 3-0 loss away to Dinamo Zagreb. Roko Strika was not in the squad for NK Zagreb in their 1-1 draw with Slaven Belupo. Frane Vladislavic was also not in the squad for NK Istra 1961 in their 2-0 home win over RNK Split. Steven Ugarkovic was another not in the squad for NK Osijek as they beat NK Zadar 4-1.

In the Druga HNL in Croatia, Josip Konyit was not in the squad for NK Inter Zapresic in their 3-0 win away to Cibalia Vinkovci. Mario Simic was also not in the squad for NK Lucko in their 2-1 win over NK Dugopolje.

In the Nationaldivisioun in Luxembourg, David Rowley played until the 65th minute of CS Grevenmacher’s heavy 6-0 loss away to Progres Niedercorn.

In the Toppserien in Norway, Eliza Campbell was not in the squad for Medkila IL as they lost 2-1 at home to Kolbotn IL.

In the Japanese J.League, Joshua Kennedy was not in the squad for Nagoya Grampus in their 3-1 win away to Vissel Kobe.

In the Korean K-League, Alex Wilkinson played a full match for Jeonbuk FC in their 1-0 win over Seongnam FC. Jeonbuk currently top the table by five points ahead of Suwon Bluewings with three matches to play. Aleksandar Jovanovic played a full match as Jeju United won 1-0 at home to Ulsan Hyundai. Robert Cornthwaite played a full match for Jeonnam Dragons, while Luke DeVere was not in the squad for Gyeongnam FC as the sides played out a goalless draw.

In matches played earlier in the week, Wilkinson again played a full match as Jeonbuk won 2-0 at home to Jeju United, for whom Jovanovic was not in the squad. Cornthwaite was an unused substitute as Jeonnam lost 1-0 away to Seongnam FC. DeVere was again not in the squad for Gyeongnam in their 2-1 home win over Pohang Steelers.

In the Chinese Super League, Jonas Salley played a full match as Guizhou Renhe lost 1-0 away to Guangzhou Fuli. Josh Mitchell also played a full match as Liaoning Hongyun lost 1-0 to Henan Jianye. Adam Hughes was another to play a full match as Ha’erbin Yiteng lost 2-1 away to Shanghai Ludi Shenhua. Daniel McBreen played for Shanghai Dongya until the 73rd minute, while Ryan McGowan played a full match for Shandong Luneng as the sides played out a goalless draw.

In leg 1 from the semi-finals of the Chinese FA Cup, Ryan McGowan was not in the squad for Shandong Luneng as they won 3-0 against Qingdao Hainiu.

In the Professional Futbol Ligasi in Uzbekistan, Petar Franjic played until half-time as Olmaliq FK lost 2-1 away to Dinamo Samarkand.

In the S.League in Singapore, Justin Pasfield played a full match and kept a clean sheet while Joseph Taylor was not in the squad as Tampines Rovers won 1-0 away to Home United.

In the Hong Kong Premier League, Dylan Macallister played a full match for Eastern Salon in their 2-1 away win against Wong Tai Sin. Joey Gibbs played until the 85th minute, while Aaron Evans was an unused substitute as Tai Po FC lost 2-1 away to Yuen Long. Evan Kostopoulos was not in the squad for South China AA in their 4-1 away win over HK Rangers. Jerrad Tyson was not in the squad for Sun Pegasus as they won 2-0 away to Yokohama FC HK.

In the Qatar Stars League, Mark Bresciano came on in the 46th minute as Al Gharafa were thumped 5-1 at home by Qatar SC.

In the Arabian Gulf League in the United Arab Emirates, Brett Holman played until the 87th minute as Al Nasr won 3-0 away to Ajman Club. In an earlier match, Holman played a full match as Al Nasr played out a scoreless draw with Al Wasl.

In the first leg of quarterfinals in the Piala Malaysia, Ndumba Makeche played a full match and scored a hat trick as Felda United won 4-0 away to Selangor FA, for whom Steven Pantelidis played a full match. Adam Griffiths played a full match for Kedah FA in their 3-1 loss away to Kelantan FA. Mario Karlovic also played a full match as Terengganu FA played out a 0-0 draw with Darul Takzim.

In the Argentinean Quinta, Gavin de Niese came on in the 60th minute and scored the final goal as CA River Plate won 3-1 against Independiente.

In the Campeonato Serie A in Ecuador, Richard Porta was an unused substitute for Independiente del Valle as they won 2-0 over Deportivo Quito.

In Major League Soccer in the United States, Andy Rose came on in the 76th minute as Seattle Sounders won 4-1 away to Colorado Rapids. Tim Cahill came on in the 85th minute and was sent off in the 88th minute as New York Red Bulls won 1-0 at home to Houston Dynamo. Earlier in the week, Cahill played a full match as the Red Bulls were soundly beaten 4-0 away to Los Angeles Galaxy.

In the Kenyan Premier League, Ian Niva was not in the squad for Gor Mahia FC in their 4-1 away win over Nairobi City.

In transfer news this week, Australian under-20 international Ryan Williams has joined English League 1 side Barnsley on a one-month loan deal from Championship side Fulham FC.