Aussies Abroad: Mabil's Midtjylland go 12 points clear while Amini celebrates baby girl 

Socceroos forward Awer Mabil helped Midtjylland extend their lead atop the Danish Superliga ladder with a 2-0 win over Randers overnight.

With the match played without spectators at Cepheus Park due to coronavirus measures, Mabil started his 11th consecutive match for the Wolves and was involved in the creation of an early chance for his side.

The league leaders hit the lead via Alexander Scholz on 26 minutes and doubled their tally before half time thanks to Evander's penalty.

It is a fourth consecutive win and fourth straight clean sheet for Midtjylland, who are 12 points above reigning champions Copenhagen on the table. 

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Our Socceroos in Denmark are sure loving life right now - on and off the pitch!

Mabil's international teammate and AGF star Mustafa Amini became a proud father as partner Natalie gave birth to a baby girl Vienna on March 7.

Congratulations to Mustafa and Natalie!

Amini's AGF side are currently third on the Superliga ladder and travel to Silkeborg on Tuesday, kick off 5.00am AEDT.


Elsewhere, Apostolos Giannou's AEK Larnaca were downed 3-0 by Anorthosis in the first match of their Championship play off fixtures.

The 30-year-old has six goals in 25 appearances for the Cypriot team this season.

Meanwhile, Ajdin Hrustic and Gronigen lost 1-0 to PSV Eindhoven in the Eredivisie. 

Hrustic has made 25 league appearances for a return of three goals and three assists in 2019/20.

In the Hyundai A-League, Jamie Maclaren's Melbourne City secured a massive 3-2 win over Perth Glory at HBF Park on Sunday.

City blitzed the reigning Premiers with three goals in 10 minutes to Rostyn Griffiths, Florin Berenguer and Markel Susaeta and held on for dear life in the second half after Joel Chianese and Bruno Fornaroli sparked a second half comeback.

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