Aussies Abroad: Socceroos face off across Scotland and England, Goodwin vs Ronaldo

It was another big few days of action as Subway Socceroos lined up in midweek UEFA competitions while Aussies will also face off in the United Kingdom over the weekend.

Check out our wrap of all the recent mid-week Aussies Abroad action and our preview of what is to come as our Socceroos look to put in more positive performances ahead of the international break.

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Starting in the UEFA Europa Conference League, where Matthew Ryan (cap #555) was in goal for AZ Alkmaar as they lost 2-1 to Aston Villa on Friday. The result leaves AZ bottom of Group E on goal difference. 

They return to Eredivisie action on Monday at 2:45am (AEDT) when they travel to Feyenoord, eager to hold second place and close the gap on first.

Elsewhere in the Eredivisie, Garang Kuol (cap #627) could play for FC Volendam as they look to move out of the relegation zone against Sparta Rotterdam on Monday at 12:30am (AEDT).

In the UEFA Champions League, Milos Degenek (cap #585) was an unused substitute for FK Crvena Zvezda on Wednesday as they lost 2-1 to RB Leipzig.

They return to league action in Serbia on Sunday at 4am (AEDT) against FK Železničar Pančevo.

In Scotland, it was a battle of the Socceroos' as Ryan Strain (cap #624) played a full game while Keanu Baccus (cap #628) came off the bench in the 63rd minute as St Mirren drew 2-2 with Hibernian on Thursday. Lewis Miller (cap #635) also came off the bench in the 67th minute for Hibs while James Jeggo (cap #601) came on in the 83rd minute and Martin Boyle (cap #599) was an unused substitute.

St Mirren face Dundee on Sunday at 2am (AEDT) while Hibs host Kilmarnock at the same time.

Also on Wednesday, Ryan McGowan (cap #546) played 90 minutes for St Johnstone in a 2-2 draw with Motherwell.

They return to action on Sunday at 2am (AEDT) against Ross County.

Elsewhere in Scotland, Kye Rowles (cap #622), Cameron Devlin (cap #625), and Olyroo Calem Nieuwenhof are likely to feature for Heart of Midlothian FC on Sunday at 2am (AEDT) against Motherwell.

In Scotland’s League One, Dylan McGowan (cap #590) should start for Hamilton Academical against Stirling Albion, eager to regain top spot on Sunday at 2am (AEDT).

In the English Championship, where Cameron Burgess (cap #633) played 90 minutes while Massimo Luongo (cap #571) started and played 69 minutes for Ipswich Town on Wednesday as they drew 2-2 with Rotherham to remain second in the league. 

They return to action on Sunday at 2am (AEDT) when they host Swansea City.

Elsewhere in the Championship, Sammy Silvera (cap #634) is likely to appear for Middlesbrough as they face Harry Souttar 's (cap #606) Leicester City on Sunday at 2am (AEDT).

Tom Glover is also expected to be on the bench for Boro while Riley McGree (cap #609) continues his recovery from a foot injury and could feature.

After a poor start to the season, Boro have climbed up to 12th place in the table. They are 18 points behind City in the league and 14 behind Ipswich in second.

In League One, Alexander Robertson (cap #630) is likely to feature alongside fellow Aussie Kusini Yengi, who recently received his maiden call-up to the Socceroos, for Portsmouth as they host Ashley Maynard-Brewer's Charlton Athletic on Sunday at 2am (AEDT). 

Elsewhere in League One, Kenny Dougall (cap #608) could feature for Blackpool FC when they face fellow Aussies Jack Iredale's Bolton Wanderers on Sunday at 2am (AEDT). Blackpool are eighth while Bolton sit third in the league.

Over to the Saudi Pro League, where Craig Goodwin (cap #562) will be hoping to feature again for Al-Wehda on Sunday at 5am (AEDT) when they host an Al-Nassr FC side headlined by the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Sadio Mané, Aymeric Laporte, Marcelo Brozović, Alex Telles and David Ospina.

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Back to Europe where, Connor Metcalfe (cap #611) is likely to feature for St. Pauli as they look to keep their lead at the top of the table against third-placed Schalke on Saturday at 4:30am (AEDT) in Germany's 2 Bundesliga. Jackson Irvine (cap #568) will be suspended due to picking up five yellow cards.

In Italy's Serie B, Alessandro Circati (cap #637) will more than likely line up for Parma when they face Lecco on Monday at 2:15am (AEDT), eager to hold their lead at the top of the table.

In Belgium, Jordan Bos (cap #632) is expected to play for Westerlo as they look for back-to-back wins to move out of the relegation zone on Saturday at 6:45am (AEDT) against STVV.

Last week's three points saw Westerlo get off the bottom of the Belgian Pro League ladder as Bos put in his fourth full 90-minute performance in from eight matches played

Elsewhere in Belgium, Jason Davidson (cap #545) is likely to feature for KAS Eupen on Sunday at 4:15am (AEDT) when they host RWDM as they look to make it three matches without defeat.

Aiden O’Neill (cap #629) is also expected to play for Standard Liege on Sunday at 2am (AEDT) when they travel to Antwerp. 

In Switzerland, Awer Mabil (cap #597) will likely feature with Grasshopper when they host FC Stade Lausanne-Ouchy on Monday at 12:15am (AEDT) in the Swiss Super League.

In Norway, recent Socceroos train-on Patrick Yazbek is also expected to feature for Viking FK against Sarpsborg on Monday at 3am (AEDT) as they look to break back into the top three after three losses in a row in the Eliteserien.

In France's Ligue 1, Denis Genreau (cap #610) could return from injury for Toulouse FC on Monday at 1am (AEDT) when they face fifth-placed LOSC. They will be looking for another positive result after beating Liverpool in the Europa League on Friday.

In Ligue 2, Mohamed Toure (cap #636) is likely to feature with Paris FC when they face Bastia on Sunday at 5am (AEDT).

In Austria, James Holland (cap #508) is likely to be in action for Austria Wien when they face league leaders RB Salzburg on Monday at 3am (AEDT).

Over to Asia, where Thomas Deng (cap #598) could feature in the J1 League when Albirex Niigata face FC Tokyo on Saturday at 4pm (AEDT).

Mitch Langerak (cap #566) will hope to help push J1 League side Nagoya Grampus towards AFC Champions League qualification on Saturday at 4pm (AEDT) when they travel to Shonan Bellmare.

In the J2 League, Mitchell Duke (cap #559)’s Machida Zelvia travel to Vegalta Sendai on Sunday at 3:05pm (AEDT) as they close out the season and continue their title and promotion celebrations.

In the K1 League play-offs, Harrison Delbridge's (cap #623) Incheon United face Jeonbuk on Sunday at 4pm (AEDT) as they look to make it three games in a row without defeat.

In the USA, Brad Smith (cap #575) could feature in Houston Dynamo's MLS play-off match against Real Salt Lake on Sunday at 10am (AEDT). The Dynamo lost 5-4 on penalties in the first leg after drawing 1-1 in regular time.

Subway Olyroos

Starting in England's League One, where Nicholas Bilokapic was in goal as Peterborough United on Wednesday in a 2-1 loss against Wigan Athletic.

They host Cambridge United on Saturday at 11pm (AEDT).

Elsewhere in League One, Cameron Peupion could also feature for Cheltenham Town when they face Wigan Atheltic on Sunday at 2am (AEDT).

Caleb Watts could also make his return for Exeter City when they travel to Fleetwood on Sunday at 2am (AEDT).

In the Championship, Nectarios Triantis will be hoping to appear for Sunderland when they host Birmingham City on Saturday at 11:30pm (AEDT).

As mentioned above, Calem Nieuwenhof is likely to feature for Heart of Midlothian FC on Sunday at 2am (AEDT) against Motherwell.

In Poland, Louis D'Arrigo could feature again for Lechia Gdańsk when they face Wisła Kraków on Saturday at 6:30am (AEDT).

Subway Young Socceroos/U18

Adrian Segecic is likely to feature again for FC Dordrecht when they face Jong PSV on Saturday at 6am (AEDT) in the Eerste Divisie.

Keegan Jelacic could be involved for Stabaek in Norway on Monday at 3am (AEDT) when they travel to Vålerenga Fotball.

Other Aussies

  • Anthony Kalik came off the bench in the 91st minute for Hajduk Split as they beat Rudes 1-0 in Croatia’s 1. Division on Thursday. He could feature again on Monday at 2:30am (AEDT) when they face Varazdin.

  • Liam Chipperfield will hope to earn a start for FC Sion when they host FC Vaduz on Saturday at 6:15am (AEDT) in the Swiss Challenge League.

  • In Italy, Cristian Volpato could be in action when Sassuolo face U.S. Salernitana 1919 on Saturday at 4:30am (AEDT).

  • Ryan Edwards could appear for SD Amorebieta again on Sunday at 7am (AEDT) against second-placed Sporting Gijon in Spain’s second division.

  • John Iredale will hope to start again for Wehen Wiesbaden in Germany’s 2. Bundesliga against 1. FC Kaiserslauter on Sunday at 11:30pm (AEDT).

  • Over to England, where Jack Iredale was an unused subsitute for Bolton Wanderers in a 2-0 win over Shrewsbury on Wednesday in League One. He could feature again on Sunday at 2am (AEDT) when they face Dougall's Blackpool.

  • In League Two, Dean Bouzanis is likely to start in goal for Sutton United when they travel to Colchester on Sunday at 2am (AEDT).

  • Over to the K1 League play-offs, where Alexander Grant is likely to feature for Pohang Steelers against Ulsan on Sunday at 6:30pm (AEDT).

  • Elsewhere in the K1 League play-offs, Aaron Calver could play for Gwangju when they face Daegu on Saturday at 6:30pm (AEDT).

  • Lachlan Jackson will look to play a part in Suwon FC’s match against Suwon Bluewings on Sunday at 4pm (AEDT) in the K1 League relegation play-offs.

  • In the J2 League, Stefan Mauk’s Fagiano Okayama end their season with a match against Kanazawa on Sunday at 3pm (AEDT).

  • Panagiotis Armenakas’ Phoenix Rising face Charleston Battery in the USL Championship Final on Monday at 11am (AEDT).