Our Caltex Socceroos were up against some of the world’s best in the UEFA Champions League this morning.
Milos Degenek was handed the unenviable task of stopping Paris Saint Germain’s three-pronged attack of Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe as Red Star travelled to the French capital.
Meanwhile, Trent Sainsbury and Aziz Behich hosted Italian giants Inter Milan.
Read on to find out how they went!
UEFA Champions League: Aussies battle with world's best
After Barcelona last month, PSV Eindhoven prepared for the visit of three-time European champions Inter Milan this morning.
And it was a tough night for both Trent Sainsbury and Aziz Behich, who watched on from the bench as Mark van Bommel’s side went down 2-1.
Pablo Rosario opened the scoring for the Eredivisie leaders in the first half, but strikes from Radja Nainggolan and Mauro Icardi leaves PSV winless alongside Tottenham in Group B.
Meanwhile, Milos Degenek played the full match as Red Star Belgrade were beaten 6-1 by PSG, with Neymar’s hat-trick and goals to Cavani, Mbappe and Angel Di Maria completing a handsome win for Thomas Tuchel’s men.
Despite the heavy defeat, Red Star did land a punch on the Ligue 1 superpower as Marko Marin fired in a consolation – the club’s first goal on Europe's biggest stage since 1992.
Degenek and Red Star will look to breathe life back into their Group C assault with a trip to Anfield up next.
Championship: Meredith and Millwall hit back late
James Meredith played 75 minutes and withstood a floodlight failure in Millwall’s dramatic 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest in the English Championship.
Forest were 2-0 up late in the second half following goals from Joe Lolley and Joao Carvalho, but Millwall fought back through Shaun Williams’ effort and an injury-time equaliser from Lee Gregory.
Elsewhere in the Championship, Bailey Wright’s long-awaited return from injury was put on hold as Bristol City shared a 0-0 stalemate with Ryan Williams’ Rotherham United.
A thigh injury has caused Wright to miss Bristol’s entire season so far, but the 26-year-old had been in contention for the clash against Rotherham after returning to regular training earlier in the week.
He’ll now have his sights set on Bristol City’s home clash with Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday 11.30pm (AEST).
Milicic ‘extremely proud’ of Young Socceroos comeback
Young Socceroos boss Ante Milicic praised his side’s “strong Australian mentality” after they battled back to salvage a 1-1 draw in their AFC U-19 Championship opener against Korea Republic. Melbourne City’s Ramy Najjarine came off the bench to score a stunning 89th-minute equ
Update to Young Socceroos squad for AFC U19 Championship
Football Federation Australia (FFA) has confirmed on Friday a change to the Young Socceroos squad that is competing at the 2018 AFC U19 Championship in Indonesia. Young Socceroos coach Ante Milicic has brought in Melbourne City FC’s Connor Metcalfe to replace Western Sydney Wa
When are your Caltex Socceroos in action this weekend?
Awer Mabil will be among the Aussies taking Caltex Socceroos form back to the club grind as Aaron Mooy braces for a huge Premier League test this weekend. Meanwhile, there's a match not to be missed in Scotland that's set to showcase several of our overseas stars. Read on t