Aussies Abroad: McGree scores brace, Goodwin and Duke score again

In another big weekend of Aussies Abroad action, Riley McGree continued his hot streak of form with a brace while Craig Goodwin and Mitch Duke also continued their goalscoring form.

Check out our wrap of all the recent action!

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Starting in the English Championship, where Riley McGree (cap #609) played 90 minutes and followed on from his midweek assist with another impressive performance as as he fired Middlesbrough into a 2-0 lead after only 12 minutes before they went on to beat Watford 3-2 on Sunday. 

McGree opened the scoring after just five minutes with calm finish to the left of the goalkeeper after being played through before he added a second with another composed strike on the edge of the area. 

After starting only two of Boro's first six league games in disappointing start individually and collectively, McGree is now starting to find his form and he has been excellent in recent weeks. 

Sammy Silvera (cap #634) and Tom Glover were also unused substitutes. 

Boro move up to 21st in the Championship after back to back wins. 

Elsewhere in the Championship, Harry Souttar (cap #606) returned to the Championship squad as an unused substitute as Leicester beat Blackburn Rovers 4-1 on Sunday.

Massimo Luongo (cap #571) and Cameron Burgess (cap #633) both also played 90 minutes for Ipswich Town in a 1-1 draw against Huddersfield on Sunday as they provisionally remained top of the Championship.

Over to League One, where Alexander Robertson (cap #630) played 90 minutes and helped set up the winner for Portsmouth in a 2-1 triumph over Wigan Athletic as the south coast side provisionally go top of the table on Sunday.

Ashley Maynard-Brewer was on the bench for Charlton Athletic's 0-0 draw with Shrewsbury on Sunday in League One as well.

Elsewhere in League One, Kenneth Dougall (cap #608) played 90 minutes for Blackpool as they beat Barnsley 1-0 on Sunday.

In Saudi Arabia, Craig Goodwin (cap #562) played 88 minutes and scored the opener for Al Wehda as they went on to lost 5-1 to Al Fateh on Saturday. Goodwin has now scored in three consecutive matches after his move from Adelaide United. 

In Japan, Mitch Duke (cap #559) played 90 minutes and scored his eight goal for Machida Zelvia as they lost 3-2 to Iwaki FC on Sunday.

Elsewhere in Japan, Thomas Deng (cap #598) played a full game in the J. League 1 as Albirex Niigata beat 3-2 Kawasaki on Friday.

Mitch Langerak (cap #566) was in goal again for Nagoya Grampus as their quest for continental qualification took a blow with a 1-0 loss to Sanfrecce on Saturday.

Over to Scotland, where Keanu Baccus (cap #628) and Ryan Strain (cap #624) both played full games for St Mirren as they drew 1-1 with Kilmarnock on Sunday. 

Kye Rowles (cap #622) played another 90 minutes for Heart of Midlothian FC alongside Olyroo Calem Nieuwenhof as they beat Ross County 1-0 on Sunday. 

Meanwhile, Martin Boyle (cap #599), James Jeggo (cap #601) and Olyroo Lewis Miller all played full games in a 0-0 draw with Dundee on Sunday. 

Dylan McGowan (cap #590) played another full game and continued his strong start to Scotland’s League One season as Hamilton Academical beat Annan Athletic 5-0 on Saturday.

Socceroos captain Maty Ryan (cap #555) kept another clean sheet for AZ Alkmaar as they beat Fortuna Sittard 4-0 on Monday. 

Ryan has kept four clean sheets in seven games with only three goals conceded as AZ sit in second position on the Eredivisie ladder, just two points behind league leaders PSV Eindhoven.

Elsewhere in the Dutch top-flight, Garang Kuol (cap #627) played the first half for FC Volendam as they lost 3-1 to PSV on Sunday.

In Italy's Serie B, Alessandro Circati was an unused substitute for Parma on Monday as they beat Cremonese 2-1.

In Switzerland, Awer Mabil (cap #597) came off the bench for the second half to feature alongside fellow Aussie Josh Laws as Grasshopper Club Zürich lost 1-0 to second-placed Young Boys on Sunday.

In Germany, Connor Metcalfe (cap #611) started and came off in the 71st minute for St. Pauli as they beat Hertha BSC 2-1 on Sunday in the 2. Bundesliga. In injury news, Jackson Irvine (cap #568) also came off the bench to replace Metcalfe int he match as he ramps up his return from an ankle injury. 

In the Belgian First Division A, Aiden O'Neill (cap #629) came off the bench in the 70th minute for Standard Liege as they beat Oud-Heverlee Leuven 2-1 on Sunday.

Jason Davidson (cap #545) played a full game for KAS Eupen as they suffered a fourth straight defeat to second-place side in Anderlecht on Sunday.

Denis Genreau (cap #610) was an unused substitute for Toulouse in a 3-0 win over Metz on Monday in Ligue 1.

Milos Degenek (cap #585) was an unused substitute in Serbia for FK Crvena Zvezda as they beat FK Radnički Niš 1-0 on Sunday.

In Austria, James Holland (cap #508) started for Austria Wien but was sent off after receiving two yellow cards as they drew 0-0 with Rapid Wien in the Austrian Bundesliga on Monday.

In Qatar, Trent Sainsbury (cap #574) played a full game for Al-Wakrah SC at right back in a 3-2 win over Al-Rayyan on Saturday in the Qatar Stars League.

In the United States, Brad Smith (cap #575) started and played 58 minutes for Houston Dynamo on Sunday drew 0-0 with FC Dallas. 

Subway Olyroos

Starting in League One, where Nicholas Bilokapic was in goal and kept a clean sheet as Peterborough United in a 2-0 win over Bristol Rovers on Sunday. 

In the Championship, Nectarios Triantis was an unused substitute for Sunderland on Saturday as they beat Sheffield Wednesday 3-0.

As mentioned, Calem Nieuwenhof played the full match for Hearts they beat Ross County 1-0 while Lewis Miller also a played full game in a 0-0 draw with Dundee on Sunday. 

As mentioned, Patrick Yazbek played 71 minutes for Viking in a 4-0 loss to Molde on Monday as they lost top spot in the Eliteserien.

In Poland, Louis D'Arrigo was an unused substitute for Lechia Gdańsk as they drew 0-0 with Nieciecza on Monday.

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Adrian Segecic started and played 60 minutes for FC Dordrecht in a 1-1 draw against FC Eindhoven on Saturday.

In Norway, Keegan Jelacic came off the bench in the 82nd minute for Stabaek in a 1-0 loss to Tromso on Saturday.

More Aussies in Action

  • In League One, Jack Iredale played 90 minutes for Bolton as they beat Port Vale 1-0 on Sunday. 
  • In League Two, Dean Bouzanis started in goal for Sutton United FC but was substituted in the 52nd minute due to injury as they lost 3-0 to Crawley Town on Sunday. 
  • In Croatia, Anthony Kalik was an unused substitute for Hajduk Split in a 1-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb on Monday.
  • In Spain's LaLiga 2, Ryan Edwards started and played 69 minutes for SD Amorebieta in a 0-0 draw with FC Cartagena on Monday.
  • Tete Yengi came on in the 79th minute in Finland for Kuopion Palloseura as they drew 1-1 with SJK on Monday.
  • Mohamed Toure was an unused substitute for Paris FC in Ligue 2 as they drew 2-2 Annecy on Sunday.
  • In J. League 2, Stefan Mauk came on in the 68th minute for Fagiano Okayama as they lost 5-0 to JEF United on Sunday.
  • On Thursday night, Alexander Grant played a full game for Pohang Steelers as they drew 0-0 with Ulsan FC on Saturday.
  • Lachlan Jackson was an unused substitute for Suwon FC in a 1-1 draw with FC Seoul on Saturday in K1 League action.
  • Aaron Calver played a full game in the K League 1 for Gwangju on Sunday in a 2-1 win over Jeju.
  • Panagiotis Armenakas started and played 72 minutes for Phoenix Rising in a 1-1 draw with Orange County FC on Sunday.