Aussies Abroad: In-form Socceroos eye more goals, Ryan's Arsenal selection wait

Martin Boyle, Tom Rogic and Awer Mabil will be eyeing more goals as a number of Socceroos prepare for some standout fixtures across the globe this weekend.

In the Scottish Premiership, Boyle and Jackson Irvine’s Hibernian have a meeting with Ross County on Saturday.

Boyle has been Hibs’ go-to man with four goals and an assist in his last three matches for the club as they look on course to cement third position.

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Boyle’s recent form has also been recognised by the Scottish Football League who named the Socceroos striker as the 'star man' in their team of the week.

Rogic will also be lining up for Celtic on Sunday when they visit St Johnstone.

The Socceroos midfielder opened his account for the season with a wonder strike in their midweek 4-0 triumph at St Mirren.

Maty Ryan may be in contention to start for Arsenal when they welcome Leeds United to the Emirates on Sunday.

First choice goalkeeper Bernd Leno will be back in contention for the Gunners after serving his suspension which may see Ryan drop back down to the substitutes bench.  

Socceroos defender Harry Souttar will be looking to build upon last round’s standout performance which saw him named in the Championship’s team of the week when his Stoke City travel to leaders Norwich City on Saturday.

The Canaries are top of the table but slipped up last time out at Swansea.

Heading to Belgium where Danny Vukovic’s Genk will take on Oostende in the Pro League on Saturday.

A disappointing defeat at home to Anderlecht last time out saw Royal Antwerp jump ahead of Genk into 2nd on the ladder.

Trent Sainsbury will be in action for Kortrijk on Friday night when they face off against OH Leuven.

In the Danish Superligaen, Awer Mabil and his Midtjylland have a date with Horsens on Sunday.

Mabil proved to be his side’s saviour last time out after he came off the bench to score the winner against Randers.

Meanwhile, Daniel Arzani could get some more minutes under his belt as AGF Aarhus travel to Odense in the late kick off on Sunday.

Alex Gersbach will also be hoping to back up an impressive midweek performance where he scored the third senior goal of his career as AGF advanced through to the Danish Cup semi-finals. 

In the Bundesliga, Mathew Leckie and his Hertha Berlin take on Stuttgart on Saturday while Ajdin Hrustic’s Eintracht Frankfurt will be in action on Sunday when they host Koln.

In Greece, James Jeggo will be featuring for Aris Thessaloniki on Sunday as they look to consolidate 2nd position in the Greek Super League when they entertain Panetolikos.

Nikita Rukavytsya will be facing his former employers on Monday night as his Maccabi Haifa go head to head against Beitar Jerusalem.

All eyes will be on Aziz Behich’s Kayserispor as they face off against relegation rivals Ankaragucu in the Turkish SuperLig’s early kick off on Saturday.

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Behich’s side hold a six point advantage over their upcoming opponents who sit second from bottom on the table.

In Serbia, Milos Degenek will be in the heart of defence for FK Crvena Zvezda when they travel to Radnicki Nis for their SuperLiga affair on Saturday.

Closer to home where Brandon O’Neill will be in his usual defensive midfielder position for Buriram United when they host runaway leaders BG Pathum United in the Thai League on Saturday night.

Heading to League One where Bailey Wright’s Sunderland will be aiming to recover from a shock midweek loss at Shrewsbury when they host Doncaster on Saturday.

Kenny Dougall will also be in action at the same time on Saturday as his Blackpool entertain high-flying Peterborough.

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