Caltex Socceroos striker Jamie Maclaren started and played the full 90 minutes as Hibernian earned a hard-fought 2-0 win over second-placed Aberdeen in the Scottish Premiership overnight.
The Aussie, on loan from German side Darmstadt, enjoyed his first start of the season and played a crucial role in his side’s opening goal just after half-time.
Maclaren found space inside the area and fired a powerful strike on goal which was well-saved by Freddie Woodman, with the rebound nodded home by Martin Boyle.
Florian Kamberi doubled Hibernian’s lead in the 60th minute with a well-taken strike from inside the box.
Maclaren continued to threaten as the second half progressed and was twice denied a goal with Woodman making impressive stops.
The win - the club's third straight - keeps Hibernian in fourth spot on the Premiership table, five points behind second-placed Aberdeen.
Elsewhere, fellow Aussie Ryan Edwards got through a full match as Partick Thistle were beaten 2-1 at home to Dundee.
On Monday (AEDT), Tom Rogic could return from injury when Celtic play host to St Johnstone.
In Belgium, Danny Vukovic was between the posts as Genk earned a thrilling 2-2 draw with league-leaders Club Brugge.
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