Aussies Abroad weekend wrap

A penalty to Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak, assists to Massimo Luongo and Tommy Oar, a late brace to super sub Robert Cornthwaite and some other cracking goals in Asia were among the highlights for the Aussies this week. Meanwhile, Chris Ikonomidis just can’t stop scoring for Lazio Youth.

In the English Premier League, Mile Jedinak played a full match for Crystal Palace and scored from the penalty spot, while Jason Davidson was not in the squad for West Bromwich Albion as the sides played out a 2-2 draw. Brad Jones was an unused substitute while Brad Smith was not in the squad as Liverpool was held to a goalless draw at home to Hull City. Mark Schwarzer was not in the squad as Chelsea drew 1-1 away to Manchester United. Curtis Good was missing due to injury as Newcastle United came from behind to win 2-1 away to Tottenham Hotspur. Alex Cisak was not in the squad for Burnley FC as they lost 3-1 at home to Everton FC. In a match played earlier in the week, Davidson was not in the squad for West Brom as they again drew 2-2, this time with Manchester United.

In the English Championship, Adam Federici played a full match and kept a clean sheet while Ryan Edwards was not in the squad as Reading FC beat bottom of the table Blackpool FC 3-0. Scott McDonald played a full match for Millwall FC in their 1-0 home win over Cardiff City. Rhys Williams was missing due to injury as Middlesbrough FC played out a 1-1 draw with Watford. Cameron Burgess was not in the squad while Adam Taggart was missing due to injury as Fulham FC won 3-0 at home to Charlton Athletic.

In matches played earlier in the week, McDonald again played a full match as Millwall drew 0-0 with Wigan Athletic. Federici played a full match while Edwards was again not in the squad for Reading as they lost 3-0 away to AFC Bournemouth. Rhys Williams was again missing due to injury as Middlesbrough lost 2-0 away to Wolverhampton Wanderers. Burgess was not in the squad while Taggart was missing due to injury as Fulham scored a last minute equaliser to draw 3-3 with Rotherham United. Chris Herd was not in the squad for Bolton Wanderers in their 2-1 loss away to Charlton Athletic.

In League One in England, Neil Kilkenny played a full match and set up his side’s opening goal while Bailey Wright was missing due to injury as Preston North End came back from 2-0 down to beat Fleetwood Town 3-2. Massimo Luongo played a full match and set up a goal for Swindon Town in their 2-2 draw with Colchester United. Shane Lowry played a full match for Leyton Orient as they suffered a 3-0 defeat away to Port Vale. Ryan Williams played until the 84th minute as Barnsley FC played out a 2-2 draw with top of the table Bristol City. Bradden Inman played until the 78th minute as Crewe Alexandra lost 1-0 at home to Sheffield United. James Meredith came on in the 39th minute as Bradford City lost 2-1 away to Oldham Athletic.

In earlier matches, Luongo played a full match as Swindon lost 3-2 at home to Rochdale AFC. Meredith also played a full match as Bradford drew 2-2 away to league leaders Bristol City. Kilkenny played a full match while Wright was again missing due to injury as Preston won 1-0 away at Gillingham FC. Lowry played a full match as Leyton Orient won 2-0 away at Doncaster Rovers. Ryan Williams also played a full match as Barnsley lost 3-2 at home to Notts County. Inman played until the 88th minute as Crewe beat Peterborough United 1-0.

In the English League Two, Shane Cansdell-Sherriff played a full match as Burton Albion lost 1-0 away to Stevenage FC. James Wesolowski played until the 76th minute and scored the equaliser as Shrewsbury Town earned a come from behind 2-1 win at home to Portsmouth FC. In earlier matches, Cansdell-Sherriff played a full match as Burton won 4-3 away to Carlisle United. Wesolowski also played a full match in Shrewsbury’s 5-0 drubbing of Bury FC.

In the English Conference South, Shane Huke was an unused substitute for Ebbsfleet United as they lost 2-1 at home to Yeading United.

In the U21 English Premier League Division 1, Callum Elder played a full match as Leicester City U21 lost 1-0 to Sunderland AFC U21, for whom Thomas Beadling was not in the squad. Cameron Burgess was in the starting eleven for Fulham FC U21 as they won 3-2 at home to Liverpool FC U21.

In the U21 Premier League Division 2 in England, Peter Skapetis was not in the squad for either match as Stoke City U21 first drew 2-2 with Bolton Wanderers U21 before losing 3-0 at home to Arsenal FC U21.

In the English U21 PDL League 2 – North Division, Josh Macdonald was not in the squad for Nottingham Forest U21 as they won 2-0 at home to Crystal Palace U21. Meanwhile, in the South Division, Giancarlo Gallifuoco played a full match while James Demetriou was missing due to injury as Swansea City U21 drew 1-1 with Barnsley FC U21.

In the Evo-Stik Division One South in England, Greg Downes played a full match as Romulus FC won 3-1 away to Brigg Town.

In the 4th round of qualifying for the FA Cup in England, Aaron Downes played a full match as Torquay United lost 2-0 away to Aldershot Town. Jeremy Walker also played a full match while Aaron Lennox was not in the squad as Concord Rangers won 1-0 away to St Albans City. Alex Grant was in the starting eleven for Macclesfield Town, while Daniel Collins was not in the squad for Wrexham FC as the sides played out a 1-1 draw. Mitchell Austin came on in the 52nd minute as Southport FC drew 1-1 with Tamworth FC. Joshua Riis was not in the squad for Kidderminster Harriers as they lost 1-0 at home to Eastleigh FC. Alex Baird did not play for Gateshead FC in their convincing 4-0 win against Gainsborough Trinity. No detailed information was available for Lee Burns as his Dartford FC side won 3-1 at home to Burgess Hill Town.

In the German Bundesliga, Robbie Kruse was an unused substitute as Bayer Leverkusen won 1-0 at home to FC Schalke 04. Mitch Langerak was also an unused substitute for Borussia Dortmund as they lost 1-0 at home to Hannover 96.

In the 2. Bundesliga in Germany, Mathew Leckie played until 93rd minute as top of the table FC Ingolstadt won 1-0 at home to FC Heidenheim. Ben Halloran was an unused substitute as Fortuna Dusseldorf drew 1-1 with FC Kaiserslautern. In an earlier match, Halloran was again an unused substitute as Fortuna beat FC St. Pauli 1-0.

In the 3. Liga in Germany, Mustafa Amini played a full match for Borussia Dortmund II in their 1-1 draw with Hansa Rostock.

In the German Hessenliga, Max Haubus was missing due to injury for SV Rot-Weiss Hadamar in their 1-1 draw with SV Wiesbaden.

In the Regionalliga West in Germany, Kwame Yeboah was an unused substitute as Borussia Monchengladbach II won 3-1 away to VfL Bochum II. Both Brandon Chin and Zane Chothia were not in the squad for FC Hennef as they lost 2-1 away to KFC Uerdingen.

In the Mittelrheinliga in Germany, Sam Gibson was not in the squad for TSV Germania Windeck as they lost 3-0 at Viktoria Arnoldsweiler.

In the German Bayernliga Sud, Jonathan Faerber was not in the squad as TSV 1860 Rosenheim lost 3-1 away to SV Pullach.

In the Italian Serie A, Josh Brillante was not in the squad as AC Fiorentina held AC Milan to a 1-1 draw. Panos Armenakas was also not in the squad for Udinese as they won 2-0 at home to Atalanta.

In the Italian Lega Pro, Liam Graham was an unused substitute for Aurora Pro Patria in their 2-2 draw with AC Lumezzane.

In the Campionato Primavera in Italy, Chris Ikonomidis played until the 82nd minute and scored as Lazio Youth won 3-2 at home to Latina Calcio Youth.

In the Russian Premier Liga, Ivan Franjic came on at half-time as Torpedo Moskva played out a 0-0 draw with Kuban Krasnodar. In an earlier match, Franjic was an unused substitute as Torpedo drew 1-1 with FK Ufa.

In the Portuguese Primeira Liga, Caleb Patterson-Sewell was an unused substitute as Gil Vicente lost 2-0 away to Moreirense FC.

In the Eredivisie in the Netherlands, Luke Wilkshire played a full match as Feyenoord won 1-0 away to SC Cambuur. Tommy Oar played until the 82nd minute and set up his sides’ goal, while Michael Zullo was missing due to injury as FC Utrecht suffered a 5-1 home defeat to PSV Eindhoven. Trent Sainsbury came on in the 71st minute as PEC Zwolle drew 2-2 with SC Heerenveen. Eli Babalj was not in the squad as AZ Alkmaar drew 2-2 with FC Groningen.

In the Eerste Divisie, Kenneth Dougall played a full match while Alistair Quinn played until the 65th minute as SC Telstar lost 5-0 at home to FC Eindhoven, for whom Luke Kairies was not in the squad. Harry Ascroft and Travis Cooper were not in the squad for VVV-Venlo as they played out a scoreless draw with RKC Waalwijk. Andrew Marveggio was an unused substitute as Fortuna Sittard lost 1-0 away to FC Den Bosch. In another match, Marveggio played until the 62nd minute as Sittard drew 1-1 with Jong PSV.

In the Dutch Beloften Eredivisie, Harry Ascroft played a full match while Travis Cooper came on in the 76th minute as Jong VVV/Helmond lost 4-2 at home to Jong Dordrecht. Eli Babalj came on in the 46th minute as Jong AZ Alkmaar lost 2-1 away to Jong Utrecht.

In the Eerste Klasse in Belgium, Mat Ryan played a full match as Club Brugge KV drew 2-2 with KAA Gent. James Troisi also played a full match as SV Zulte Waregem lost 2-1 at home to Cercle Brugge.

In the Turkish SuperLig, Aziz Behich played a full match as Bursaspor crushed Balikesirspor 5-0

In the Greek Superleague, Apostolis Giannou played two full matches as Panionios GSS first lost 1-0 at home to PAS Giannina before again losing 1-0, this time at Levadiakos. Theo Markelis was not in the squad for PAE Veria as they lost 4-1 away to PAOK Salonica.

In the Swiss Super League, Dario Vidosic played a full match as FC Sion held FC Basel to a 1-1 draw.

In the final round of matches in the Irish Premier Division, Mark Griffin was an unused substitute but picked up an league champions medal as Dundalk FC won 2-0 at home to Cork City to win the Irish title.

In the Austrian Bundesliga, James Holland played a full match for FK Austria Wien in their 2-0 win over Wiener Neustadt.

In the Prva Liga in Croatia, Tomislav Mrcela played a full match as Lokomotiva Zagreb played out a 2-2 draw with Hajduk Split. Steven Ugarkovic was an unused substitute as NK Osijek lost 5-0 away to Dinamo Zagreb. Frane Vladislavic was not in the squad for NK Istra 1961 as they won 1-0 at home to Slaven Belupo. Roko Strika was also not in the squad as NK Zagreb won 3-0 at home to NK Zadar.

In the Druga HNL in Croatia, Josip Konyit was an unused substitute for NK Inter Zapresic in their 2-1 away loss to Hrvatski Dragovoljac. Mario Simic was not in the squad for NK Lucko as they drew 1-1 with Cibalia Vinkovci.

In the III liga podlasko-warminsko-mazurska in Poland, Carter Glockner did not play as MMKS Concordia Elblag lost 2-1 at home to Sokol Ostroda.

In the Liga I in Romania, Julius Davies was not in the squad as FC Otelul Galati played out a 1-1 draw with Gaz Metan Medias. Anthony Carter was also not in the squad as CFR Cluj drew 1-1 with CS Concordia Chiajna.

In the Scottish Premier League, Jackson Irvine played a full match as Ross County drew 2-2 away to St. Mirren. Tom Rogic was missing due to injury as Celtic FC won 2-0 at home to Kilmarnock FC.

In the final match from the 3. Divisjon Avdeling 2 in Norway, Saka was an unused substitute as Hasle-Loren IL lost 2-1 at home to Ullern.

In the A Lyga in Lithuania, Evan Alexandrow-Ridley played a full match as FK Ekranas suffered a 5-1 defeat away to VMFD Zalgiris.

In the Nationaldivisioun in Luxemburg, David Rowley was an unused substitute as CS Grevenmacher lost 3-0 away to CS Fola Esch.

In the Maltese Premier League, Adrian Zahra was an unused substitute as Valletta FC won 2-0 over Naxxar Lions.

In the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, Brad Jones was an unused substitute as Liverpool FC suffered a 3-0 home loss to defending champions Real Madrid. Robbie Kruse was an unused substitute for Bayer Leverkusen as they won 2-0 at home to Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg. Mitch Langerak was also an unused substitute as Borussia Dortmund won 4-0 away to Turkish side Galatasaray. Mark Schwarzer was not in the squad for Chelsea FC as they hammered NK Maribor of Slovenian 6-0.

In the group stage of the UEFA Europa League, Mat Ryan played a full match as Club Brugge KV played out a 1-1 draw with Danish side FC Copenhagen. Luke Wilkshire played until half-time for Feyenoord in their 3-1 loss away HNK Rijeka of Croatia. Josh Brillante was not in the squad for AC Fiorentina in their 1-0 away win over Greek side PAOK Salonica. Tom Rogic was missing due to injury as Celtic FC beat FC Astra Giurgiu of Romania 2-1.

In the Japanese J.League, Josh Kennedy was not in the squad for either match as Nagoya Grampus first played out a goalless draw with Vegalta Sendai before winning 2-0 away to Tokushima Vortis.

In the Korean K-League, Alex Wilkinson played a full match as top of the table Jeonbuk FC won 1-0 at home to Suwon Bluewings. Aleksandar Jovanovic played a full match for Jeju United in their 1-0 loss away to Gyeongnam FC, for whom Luke DeVere was not in the squad. Robert Cornthwaite came on in the 76th minute and scored two goals to rescue a point for Jeonnam Dragons as they drew 3-3 with Incheon United.

In the semi-finals of the Korean FA Cup, Alex Wilkinson played a full match as Jeonbuk FC lost 5-4 on penalties to Seongnam FC after the match finished goalless after 120 minutes.

In the Chinese Super League, Jonas Salley played a full match for Guizhou Renhe while Ryan McGowan was not in the squad for Shandong Luneng as the sides played out a scoreless draw. Josh Mitchell played a full match for Liaoning Hongyun in their 2-1 away win over Dalian A’erbin. Adam Hughes played a full match as Ha’erbin Yiteng lost 5-1 away to Guangzhou Fuli. Daniel McBreen was not in the squad as Shanghai Dongya won 3-0 at home to Jiangsu Guoxin Shuntian.

In the second leg of the Chinese FA Cup semi-finals, Ryan McGowan was not in the squad as Shandong Luneng drew 0-0 with Qingdao Hainiu. Shandong advanced to the Final with an aggregate score of 3-0.

In the Dhivehi League in the Maldives, Dane Milovanovic was not in the squad as league leaders New Radiant SC won 2-1 at home to Valencia.

In the Thai Premier League, Michael Beauchamp and Matthew Thompson played full matches while Trent McClenahan was not in the squad as PTT Rayong FC lost 1-0 at home to Ratchaburi FC. Brent McGrath was not in the squad (rested) as Sisaket FC drew 0-0 with Muangthong United. In matches played earlier in the week, McGrath played a full match, scored a hat trick and set up another goal as Sisaket won 5-4 at home to Air Force Central. Thompson played a full match, Beauchamp came on at half-time and McClenahan was again not in the squad as Rayong won 2-1 away to Songkhla United.

In the opening round of the League Cup in Hong Kong, Evan Kostopoulos was not in the squad as South China AA won 3-1 away to Yokohama FC HK.

In the semi-finals of the Piala Malaysia, Ndumba Makeche played a full match and scored two goals, including the winner as Felda United beat Darul Takzim 4-3 in the first leg of the semi-final tie. In the second leg, Makeche again played a full match and set up a goal but it wasn’t enough as Felda lost the match 3-1 and the tie 6-5. Adam Griffiths played a full match as Kedah FA suffered at 5-0 loss away to Pahang FA in the second leg of their semi-final tie. Pahang advances to the final with an aggregate score of 6-3.

In the Qatar Stars League, Mark Bresciano played a full match for Al Gharafa as they won 2-1 against Al Jaish. In an earlier match, Bresciano played until the 70th minute as Al Gharafa won 3-0 at home to Shahaniya SC.

In the Uzbekistan Professional Futbol Ligasi, Petar Franjic was an unused substitute as Olmaliq FK lost 2-1 at Buxoro FK.

In the S.League in Singapore, Justin Pasfield played a full match while Joseph Taylor was not in the squad as Tampines Rovers lost 2-1 away to Warriors FC.

In the Prime League in Singapore, Joseph Taylor was in the starting eleven as Tampines Rovers (R) won 4-0 at home to Tanjong Pagar. In another match, no detailed information was available on Taylor as Tampines lost 4-1 at home to Warriors FC (R).

In the Indian Super League, Andrew Barisic came on in the 80th minute as Kerala Blasters drew 1-1 with Atletico Kolkata. Tolgay Ozbey was not in the squad for FC Goa in their 2-0 away loss to FC Pune City. In matches played earlier in the week, Barisic came on in the 71st minute as the Blasters lost 2-1 to Chennaiyin FC. Ozbey came on in the 80th minute for as Goa lost 2-1 at home to Atletico Kolkata.

In the Arabian Gulf League in the United Arab Emirates, Brett Holman played a full match and set up a goal as Al Nasr lost 3-2 away to Al Jazira.

In Major League Soccer in the United States, Andy Rose was not in the squad for either match as Seattle Sounders drew 2-2 away to Los Angeles Galaxy before beating the Galaxy 2-0 to finish the regular season atop the Western Conference, clinching the supporters shield.

In the group stage of the CONCACAF Champions League, Tim Cahill was not in the squad as New York Red Bulls played out a 1-1 draw with Montreal Impact.

In the Campeonato Serie A in Ecuador, Richard Porta was an unused substitute in both games as Independiente del Valle first won 3-1 at home to LDU Quito before beating Deportivo Cuenca 1-0 away.

In the Argentinean Quinta, Gavin de Niese played a full match as CA River Plate won 4-0 at home to Belgrano de Cordoba.

In the Kenyan Premier League, Ian Niva was not in the squad for league leaders Gor Mahia FC as they suffered a 3-2 defeat away to Sofapaka Nairobi.

In transfer news, English Premier League side Liverpool have recalled defender Brad Smith from his loan at Swindon Town. The 20-year-old was wanted back at Anfield despite only joining the Robins on a season-long youth loan in August.