Caltex Socceroo Danny Vukovic saved a shootout penalty to help his club KRC Genk progress to the Belgian Cup quarter finals overnight.
The former Sydney FC hero saved Mechelen’s third spot-kick in the shootout to help Genk progress 5-4 after the sides finished 1-1 after 120 minutes.
Elsewhere and Tomi Juric was also in knockout action, playing 90 minutes as Luzern lost 2-1 to Basel in the Swiss Cup quarter-finals.
And Socceroos playmaker Tom Rogic came on as an early sub for Celtic and hit the post in the Hoops' 1-1 draw with Motherwell in the Scottish Premiership.
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