In the English Premier League, Aussie Jordan Lyden came off the bench for Aston Villa but could do little to stop his team being smashed 6-0 by Liverpool on a dark day for Remi Garde's side.
Lyden was a 66th minute substitute for the home side in place of Leandro Bacuna.
But with the visitors 5-0 up there was little the 20-year-old midfielder from Perth could do to stop the rampant Reds from inflicting the heavy defeat.
Elsewhere in Europe, goalkeeper Brad Jones had a tough day at the office as NEC Nijmegen lost 3-0 to PSV in the Eredivisie.
Former Western Sydney Wanderers striker Kerem Bulut has helped Iraklis to a 1-0 derby triumph at the home of city-rivals PAOK.
Having drawn 3-3 earlier in the season, Iraklis will finish the season with bragging rights in Thessaloniki after Leozinho's 73rd-minute strike on Sunday (Monday morning AEDT).
Bulut played 88 minutes for the visitors before being replaced by Giannis Loukinas, with the Australian forward lining up on the right wing for Iraklis.
It was Bulut's 13th appearance in the Greek Super League for Iraklis, with the 23-year-old having made nine starts and scored one goal.
In Asia, former Socceroos midfielder Brett Holman came off in the 57th minute in Emirates Club's 1-1 draw at Baniyas in United Arab Emirates.
While in the Philippines' United Football League Dominic del Rosario scored and Matt Acton played a full game in goals as Kaya FC crushed Laos FC 6-1.
And Taylor Regan's Negeri Sembilan drew their opening game of the Malaysian Premier League season 1-1 with Kuantan.
Caltex Socceroo Arzani seals loan move to Celtic
Caltex Socceroos whiz kid Daniel Arzani has secured his loan move to Scottish champions Celtic from Manchester City. The Hoops revealed the acquisition of the Aussie starlet on Friday night (AEST), subject to an international clearance. Arzani joined the Premier League
FFA Chairman Lowy announces he will not seek re-election
The Chairman of Football Federation Australia (FFA), Mr Steven Lowy AM, said today he did not intend to seek re-election when his term expires in November this year. Mr Lowy said he wanted to foreshadow his intention now, ahead of the 30 September deadline for nominations, to