Aussies abroad update

Many of the Socceroos AFC Asian Cup squad aspirants were in action for their clubs overnight - here's a wrap of their overseas performances.


Mile Jedinak played 90 minutes for Crystal Palace in a 1-1 Premier League draw at home to Stoke City.

With Thibaut Courtois injured, Petr Cech played for Chelsea and Mark Schwarzer was on the bench as they defeated Hull City 2-0 at home.

Jason Davidson was not in the matchday squad for West Bromwich Albion's 1-0 win at home to Aston Villa, who had Chris Herd on the bench.

In the Championship, Scott McDonald played 90 minutes and picked up a late booking for Millwall in their 1-0 victory at Brighton & Hove Albion.

Adam Federici endured a day to forget in goal for Reading, who were thrashed 6-1 away to Birmingham City.

Massimo Luongo created the first goal and scored the third for Swindon Town in a 3-0 victory at Notts County in League One.

Neil Kilkenny completed 90 minutes for Preston North End, who drew 1-1 at home to Milton Keynes Dons.

Shane Lowry played the full game for Leyton Orient but was unable to prevent his side from going down 2-1 at home to Peterborough United.

James Meredith started and finished the game for Bradford City as they won 1-0 at Chesterfield.

In the Scottish Premiership, Jackson Irvine, on loan from Celtic, played a full game for Ross County as they drew 2-2 away to Motherwell.


Having taken over as Borussia Dortmund's number one, Mitch Langerak tasted defeat in a 1-0 loss away to Hertha Berlin in the Bundesliga.

In the 2. Bundesliga, Ben Halloran supplied an assist for the opener in Fortuna Dusseldorf's 2-0 away win over FSV Franfurt.

James Holland played the full game for Austria Wien in a 1-0 home win over Grödig.


Mark Bresciano played a full game for Al Gharafa in a 4-3 loss at Umm Salal in Qatar's Stars League.