Aussies Abroad: Taggart strikes again for Suwon Bluewings

Adam Taggart has continued his K-League hot-streak with an equaliser for Suwon Bluewings in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with leaders Jeonbuk Motors.

Taggart – who played his first match for Australia in close to five years in the Caltex Socceroos 1-0 loss to Korea Republic earlier this month - prodded home a lovely 72nd-minute finish to rescue Suwon a point.

The 26-year-old WA-born striker has scored seven goals in 14 appearances following his move from Hyundai A-League outfit Brisbane Roar in February.

Suwon are eighth in the K-League following Sunday’s draw against league heavyweights Jeonbuk, for whom former Sydney FC and Central Coast Mariners attacker Bernie Ibini played 90 minutes.  

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Meanwhile, there was late heartbreak for Caltex Socceroos goalkeeper Mitch Langerak in Nagoya Grampus' 2-1 loss to Shimizu S-Pulse in the J-League on Saturday.

Langerak, a late withdrawal from Australia’s Busan training camp earlier this month, produced a couple of excellent saves, including one super reaction stop to parry a second-half header from Shimizu midfielder Renato.

Brazilian striker Douglas eventually fired one past the Aussie shot-stopper and Nagoya thought they’d snatched a point when Naoki Maeda equalised in stoppage time, only for Kenta Nishizawa to stroke in a winner in the 95th minute.

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