Caltex Socceroos midfielder Jackson Irvine has continued his excellent form in the English Championship, setting up a goal in Hull City’s demolition of Ipswich Town on Wednesday morning (AEDT).
Irvine provided the assist for the opening on 18 minutes, finding Markus Henriksen who fired in an unstoppable shot from just outside the box.
Further goals to Harry Wilson and Jarrod Bowen either side of the break capped off a comfortable 3-0 win for the Tigers at Portman Roar.
Irvine, who was substituted with 10 minutes left, has been one of Hull’s best players of late and scored in their 4-3 win over Norwich at the weekend.
The win has helped Hull pull further away from the relegation zone, now in 17th position and nine points clear of the bottom three.
Elsewhere, it was an all-Caltex Socceroos battle at Villa Park as Mile Jedinak’s in-form Aston Villa hosted Massimo Luongo’s QPR.
And it was the visitors who came away with a shock 3-1 win thanks to goals from Ryan Manning, Jake Bidwell and Luke Freeman.
Both Aussie midfielders played the full 90 minutes for their sides but it was Luongo who enjoyed bragging rights for a sensational display in the middle of the park.
While Villa remains in third spot on the Championship table, they are now seven points off the automatic promotion places with nine games to go.
QPR, who are unbeaten in their last three rematches, are in 15th position.
Aussies Abroad: Milligan triumphs in battle of the Aussies, Jeggo suffers defeat in Austria
There were two Caltex Socceroos in action across Europe on Saturday morning (AEDT) as Mark Milligan and Jimmy Jeggo stepped out for Hibernian and Austria Vienna respectively.... Milligan played the full 90 in Scotland as Hibs overcame Dundee in a 4-2 thriller at Dens Park. AUS
Aussies Abroad: Vukovic injured as Genk exit Europa League
It wasn’t a happy night in the UEFA Europa League for Danny Vukovic as he was stretched off in Genk’s 4-1 loss to Slavia Prague on Friday morning (AEDT). AUSSIES ABROAD: Vukovic features in top-two battle NEW DEAL: In-form Vukovic rewarded with contract extension Still sco
When to watch your Caltex Socceroos this weekend
There's plenty for Caltex Socceroos fans to sink their teeth into this weekend with our homegrown heroes gearing up for some massive matches. Mathew Leckie attempts to slay a giant in Germany, two Aussies set aside national team loyalties in Denmark and Aaron Mooy goes on the
In-form Vukovic earns Genk contract extension
Caltex Socceroos goalkeeper Danny Vukovic has been rewarded for his excellent form with a two-season contract extension at Belgian club KRC Genk. The 33-year-old's deal was due to expire at the end of the campaign but the Pro League leaders have taken up their option to extend