Aussies Abroad: Luongo leads QPR to London derby win over Millwall
Massimo Luongo continues to star in Queens Park Rangers’ Championship resurgence.
The Caltex Socceroos midfielder scored his first goal of the season to help QPR defeat London rivals Millwall 2-0 to climb into 16th position on the Championship ladder.
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Luongo diverted in a smart header from close range in the 30th minute before a strike from Eberichi Eze two minutes later sealed a comfortable victory for Steve Maclaren’s side.
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It’s now 10 points from a possible 12 for Luongo’s men, who host Norwich City next Sunday at 2.30am.
James Meredith played 79 minutes for Millwall before being substituted for Tom Elliot.
In Saudi Arabia, Caltex Socceroos shot stopper Brad Jones played a full game for Al-Nassr and kept a clean sheet as the Saudi Arabian giants beat Al Qadisiyah 3-0.
Former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa hit a hat-trick for the early Saudi Pro League pacesetters, who have now won three matches on the trot with Jones between the sticks.
Former Newcastle Jets goalkeeper Jack Duncan and Melbourne Victory defender Rhys Williams played full matches for Al Qadisiyah.
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