Aussies Abroad: Jeggo sets up winner, Langerak heroics thwart Deng's Urawa
Mitch Langerak’s Nagoya Grampus came away with a 1-0 win against Thomas Deng’s Urawa Red Diamonds while James Jeggo produced the assist for Aris Thessaloniki’s winning goal in the Greek Super League.
In the Greek Super League, James Jeggo was on hand to grab the assist for Aris Thessaloniki as they overcame Panathinaikos 1-0 on Monday morning.
Jeggo’s pass from the top right corner of the 18-yard-box cut through the opponents’ defence and picked out Daniel Mancini who rounded the goalkeeper before slotting home in the 25th minute.
Aris’ latest win sees them stay top of the table with three wins and one draw collected from their four matches this season.
Apostolos Giannou entered the action in the 72nd minute for OFI Crete as they went down 3-0 to PAOK Thessaloniki on Monday morning.
Crete spent the majority of the match a goal down and had a chance to steal a point before two goals in the space of two minutes in the dying moments of the encounter gave PAOK the 3-0 win.
In J League action, Mitch Langerak’s Nagoya Grampus got the better of Thomas Deng’s Urawa Red Diamonds after they ran out 1-0 winners on Sunday night.
The Aussie shot stopper racked up his seventh cleansheet of the season for Grampus while it was a night to forget for Deng after he was red carded in the 85th minute.
Maty Ryan’s Brighton & Hove Albion fell to a 4-2 defeat against Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday morning.
Brighton were unable to blemish the Toffees’ perfect start to the season as their attack proved too hot to handle for the south coast club this time around.
Awer Mabil played the final half hour for Midtjylland as they endured a 2-2 draw away to Horsens in the Danish Superligaen on Monday morning.
All four of the fixture’s goals arrived in the first half with Mabil’s side going 2-0 up before Horsens worked their way back into it to score twice in the space of 10 minutes before the break.
In the Scottish Premiership, Martin Boyle put in a full shift for Hibernian as they overcame Hamilton Academical 3-2 at home on Saturday morning.Hibs were 3-0 up just after the hour mark before a late scare from the visitors saw them score twice in the final quarter of an hour.
Harry Souttar played the full game for English Championship side Stoke City as they came from behind to draw 1-1 against Birmingham City on Monday morning.
Souttar is undefeated in every match he has featured in for the Potters this season who are now on a four game unbeaten streak which sees them sit in 13th position on the league table.
Massimo Luongo put in another solid performance in the engine room for Sheffield Wednesday after they suffered a late equaliser against QPR on Sunday morning.
The Owls are slowly closing the gap between themselves and 23rd placed Wycombe Wanderers with just seven points now separating the two teams.
Daniel Arzani came on for the final 10 minutes of FC Utrecht’s 1-1 stalemate against SC Heerenveen in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday morning.
The Socceroos winger has been impressing as a substitute and appears on course to nail down a place in the starting line-up in the coming weeks.
Trent Sainsbury put in a full shift in the heart of defence for Kortrijk as they held on to record a 0-0 stalemate against St.Truiden in the Belgian Pro League on Sunday morning.
Sainsbury’s side did well to escape with a point after they were forced to play the remaining 20 minutes a man down following the dismissal of striker Faiz Selemani.
Heading to the K League where Adam Taggart played 90 minutes for Suwon Bluewings as they saw off fellow relegation threatened side Incheon United 1-0 on Sunday night.
That’s now three wins from three for the Bluewings as they rise to eighth on the league table.
In the English League One, Bailey Wright played the full game for Sunderland as they drew 0-0 away to Charlton Athletic on Sunday morning.
That stalemate extends the Black Cats’ unbeaten streak to four matches while it is a third consecutive cleansheet for Wright and his backline.
Brandon Borrello started and played 67 minutes for Fortuna Dusseldorf as they succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Holstein Kiel in the 2. Bundesliga on Sunday night.
An 85th minute penalty condemned Borrello’s side to their second defeat of the season as they drop to 13th place in the 18-team competition.
Brad Smith played the final 17 minutes for Seattle Sounders as they won 3-1 in their MLS affair against Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday afternoon.
That win sees them become outright leaders at the top of the western conference, with a three point gap over nearest rivals Portland.