Aaron Mooy was back on the scoresheet for Huddersfield Town in the club's 2-1 friendly win over Bologna overnight.
The Premier League outfit are currently in the midst of their pre-season training camp in Brixen im Thale, Austria.
And the Caltex Socceroos midfielder marked his third appearance since returning from the FIFA World Cup™ with a coolly dispatched penalty in the eighth minute.
Diego Falcinelli restored parity for Bologna early in the second half but a bullet header in the dying stages from Steve Mounie clinched another solid pre-season result for the Terriers.
Mooy was one of three members of the starting eleven to continue in the second half with manager David Wagner aiming to progress the 27-year-old’s match fitness ahead of Huddersfield’s Premier League opener against Chelsea on Sunday 12 August (kick off 12:00am AEST).
CHAMPIONSHIP WATCH: Millwall's pre-season summary
CHAMPIONSHIP WATCH: QPR's pre-season summary
Wagner would likely have been pleased with the Australian’s performance against the Italian side, with Mooy pulling the strings as usual before being replaced by Juninho Bacuna in the 63rd minute.
The Terrier’s fan favourite had returned to action with a late cameo against Jamie Maclaren’s Darmstadt on July 23, before playing the first half of Huddersfield’s 3-1 win over Lyon last Thursday.
The club will play one more pre-season friendly in Austria against German outfit RB Leipzig on Saturday morning (kick off 1:00am AEST).
Aussies Abroad: EFL Cup wrap
It might be early in the English football calendar but with the English Football League Cup commencing this morning, the season’s first silverware is now on the radar for the 92 participating clubs. Several Australian players were in action during a round one that saw multiple
Joeys squad selected for final training camp in Melbourne
Joeys Head Coach Trevor Morgan has named a 26-player squad for a training camp in Melbourne next week (13-19 August) as they prepare for the upcoming AFC U16 Championship in Malaysia which will be held later this year. Morgan is looking forward to working with the players agai
Mixed news for Caltex Socceroos duo in Champions League qualifying
Milos Degenek’s Red Star Belgrade are still alive in their bid to qualify for this season’s UEFA Champions League, but there was heartbreak for Tom Rogic’s Celtic. After a 1-1 draw at home in the first leg, Celtic lost 2-1 against Greek side AEK Athens on Wednesday morning to
Young Socceroos set for kick off in 2018 SBS Cup
A selection of Australia’s finest U18 footballers commence their 2018 SBS Cup campaign in Japan tomorrow evening. Ante Milicic’s side take on the host nation at Fujieda Stadium at 7.30pm kick off (AEST). AUSSIES ABROAD: Maclaren, Vukovic impress in Europe READ: Why Rene