Fringe Caltex Socceroos keeper Mark Birighitti stole the show with an incredible double stop for his new club NAC Breda in the Dutch Eredivisie as they pulled off a famous 2-0 win away on Sunday.
The former Newcastle Jets keeper, signed from EPL outfit Swansea City in the August window, saved a penalty against Feyenoord at the De Kuip stadium.
Then, @MarkBirazz pulled off a second superb stop to keep out the goal bound rebound to keep his newly promoted side in the contest.
The Aussie's heroics helped NAC pull off a fabulous 2-0 win for his new club, a result that was the talk of the Dutch league this weekend.
Interestingly, both keepers were Aussies with Feyenoord featuring WA-born Socceroo Brad Jones in goal.
NAC are 11th on the ladder in the 18-team league.
Aussies Abroad: Vukovic’s Genk beaten in battle of Belgium’s top two
Danny Vukovic’s Genk remain well clear on top of the table despite falling to a rare defeat in Belgium against Club Brugge overnight. In a meeting of the competition’s top two at the Jan Breydel Stadion, Genk were beaten the fired-up home side, going down 3-1. There was lit
Aussies Abroad: Ryan’s Brighton through to Quarter-Finals while Milligan, Giannou pick up strong results
There were a handful of Caltex Socceroos in action on Sunday morning (AEDT) while some key figures were rested as their clubs negotiated cup ties. Firstly to Europe where Mark Milligan played a full 90 at the heart of Hibernian’s midfield as they welcomed new manager Danny Hec
Aussies Abroad: Luongo gallant in Watford defeat
Caltex Socceroos midfielder Massimo Luongo can turn his attention to the EFLChampionship after QPR crashed out of the FA Cup on Saturday morning (AEDT). The 26-year-old played the full 90 minutes in QPR’s 1-0 loss to Watford at Loftus Road, in a tight game where each side cou
When to watch your Caltex Socceroos this weekend
There's FA Cup action on the cards for two Australians this weekend as another prepares for a massive top-of-the-table encounter. Multiple players are involved in matches with major title ramifications, while Mark Milligan has a new manager to impress in Scotland. Read on t