Caltex Socceroo winger Mathew Leckie was back in action as the Bundesliga returned overnight while two other Aussies were among the goals. It’s all here in our full wrap of Aussies abroad.
Following their winter break, Leckie returned to action with a full match for Ingolstadt who went down 1-0 at Schalke to remain in the relegation zone in Germany’s top flight.
In the English Championship, Massimo Luongo put in another excellent display in the heart of QPR’s midfield as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Fulham at Loftus Road.
While Luongo got through the full 90 minutes, three other Caltex Socceroos midfielders were all missing through injury for their respective clubs in the Championship.
A back problem kept Aaron Mooy out of Huddersfield Town’s 2-0 win over Ipswich Town, while Mile Jedinak was missing as Aston Villa drew 2-2 with Preston North End.
And a groin problem kept Jackson Irvine out of Burton’s 1-0 defeat at Cardiff City, a result which saw the Brewers fall into the relegation zone.
There was better news for midfielder Ryan Williams, who was a late substitute as Barnsley beat high-flying Leeds United 3-2, pushing Barnsley to eighth spot and just four points from the play-off places.
Bailey Wright played another 90 minutes for Bristol City but they were edged out 1-0 at Nottingham Forest.
In the Premier League, Adam Federici and Brad Smith both watched from the bench as AFC Bournemouth drew 2-2 with Watford.
Caltex Socceroos left-back James Meredith was the hero for Bradford City in League One as they continued their promotion push with a 1-1 draw against Millwall.
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