Caltex Socceroos defender Bailey Wright lead in-form Bristol City to a win, striker Tomi Juric was red-carded in Switzerland and Jackson Irvine lost his club manager.
Wright, who captains City, put in a perfect cross which was met by Joe Bryan to open the scoring for Bristol City in the English Championship.
Three minutes later City made it 2-0 via Jamie Patterson and despite a late own goal, held on against Boro.
Lee Johnson's men are third on the ladder.
Elsewhere, attacking midfielder Jackson Irvine continues to start for Hull City. The Caltex Socceroo also played a full game as City drew 2-2 away to Sheffield Wednesday.
Hull are winless in seven are now must look for a new manager after Leonid Slutsky parted ways with the Tigers today.
Massimo Luongo played a full game for QPR in their 1-0 away loss at Preston.
Rangers ended the game with nine players after two red cards.
Caltex Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak remains on the injured list at Aston Villa after injuring his shoulder.
And in Europe, Tomi Juric was red-carded after 81 minutes of Luzern's 2-1 home win over Sion.
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New Caltex Socceroos forward Martin Boyle said he is desperate to repay the faith shown in him by coach Graham Arnold after making his Australia debut. Arnold visited Boyle in Scotland earlier this year to speak with the Hibernian man about pledging his allegiance to Australia
Caltex Socceroos skipper says late goal 'shows the character'
New Caltex Socceroos captain Mark Milligan said his side’s fighting spirit was perfectly displayed by Massimo Luongo’s late equaliser against Korea Republic. Luongo struck in stoppage time, tapping in from close range to secure Australia a 1-1 draw at Suncorp Stadium in Brisba
Luongo confident Caltex Socceroos will get 'even better'
Caltex Socceroos hero Massimo Luongo is convinced his side will get “even better” ahead of the AFC Asian Cup 2019. Luongo stabbed home from close range to score an injury-time equaliser for the Caltex Socceroos in an exciting 1-1 friendly draw with Korea Republic on Satur
Pleasing signs all over the park as Caltex Socceroos impress in draw
It took just a few first-half minutes for the Caltex Socceroos to demonstrate a fluid and free-minded attacking system in Saturday evening's 1-1 friendly draw with Korea Republic. And for a team he admits are still a work in progress, Graham Arnold will undoubtedly be pleased