Aussies Abroad: Vukovic keeps clean sheet as Genk earn crucial away result

Danny Vukovic was the only Caltex Socceroo in action on Friday morning (AEDT) as his Genk side secured a 0-0 away draw against Slavia Prague in the UEFA Europa League Round of 32.

Vukovic played a crucial role in earning a clean sheet, making five saves as Slavia bombarded the away side’s goal with 18 shots.

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The result puts the Belgian club in a strong position as they head back home for the second leg in a week’s time.

Danny Vukovic

Meanwhile Tom Rogic was absent as Celtic slumped to a 2-0 loss to Valencia at Celtic Park, putting their hopes of progression into the Round of 16 in jeopardy.

The Caltex Socceroos playmaker is still a month away from returning as he continues his recovery from a knee injury.