Aussies Abroad: Boyle scores, Behich assists as Socceroos shine across the world
Martin Boyle picked up a goal for Hibernian in their victory in the Scottish Premiership while Aziz Behich notched an assist for his side’s only goal in their Turkish SuperLig affair.
Boyle put in a man of the match performance for Hibernian as they secured a routine 3-0 win over Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership.
The Socceroos winger put his side ahead when his right footed shot rifled into the back of the net on 59 minutes.
The Edinburgh based made sure of the points with another two goals in the dying stages of the encounter as the keep pressure on the top three sides.
Elsewhere, Tom Rogic started and played 68 minutes for Celtic as they were held to a 1-1 draw against St Jonhstone.
Heading to Turkey where Behich produced an assist for Kayserispor in their 1-1 stalemate against Goztepe.
Behich’s pinpoint through ball teed up Pedro Henrique for the opening goal of the contest in the 73rd minute however their lead was short-lived as Goztepe leveled the scoring 13 minutes later.
Danny Vukovic’s Genk made it seven wins on the bounce after they overcame Royal Antwerp 4-2 in their Belgian Pro League fixture.
Their latest win of the season sees them stay top of the table with 31 points collected from their 15 matches.
In Denmark, Awer Mabil started and played the first half for Midtjylland as they triumphed 2-0 against Vejle Boldklub in the Danish Superligaen.
Mabil’s side are undefeated in their last three matches in all competition as they prepare for the visit of English heavyweights Liverpool.
In the J League, Mitch Langerak picked up his 15th clean sheet of the season for Nagoya Grampus as they won 1-0 away to Kashiwa Reysol.
Grampus are closing in on an AFC Champions League spot with the club currently occupying third position with just two rounds remaining.
Milos Degenek put in a full shift for FK Crvena Zvezda as they won 1-0 at Zlatibor in their Serbian SuperLiga encounter.
An 18th minute goal proved decisive for the reigning champions as they continue to reign supreme at the top of the table.
In the Greek Super League, Apostolos Giannou came on in the 58th minute for OFI Crete as they went down 2-0 to Apollon Smirnis.
The defeat sees Giannou’s side drop down to 9th on the table.
A 90th minute equaliser rescued a point for Mitch Duke’s Al-Taawoun as they drew 1-1 at Al Batin in the Saudi Pro League.
Duke started and played 75 minutes for his club as they extended their unbeaten record to four matches despite looking like they were staring down the barrel as the full time whistle drew nearer.
In the English League One, Kenny Dougall starred in midfield for Blackpool as they edged out Fleetwood Town 1-0.
The Seasiders are now placed in 12th on the table and are enjoying a three game winning streak across all competitions.
Bailey Wright and his Sunderland fell to a 1-0 defeat at home to Wigan Athletic.
A first half goal proved decisive as it condemned the Black Cats to their third defeat of the campaign as their winless run dates back to the beginning of November.