Qantas Socceroos Abroad Round-Up
A round up of how the Qantas Socceroos performed abroad this week.
ENGLAND Premiership • Tim Cahill played 77 minutes as Everton beat Blackburn 3-0, while Lucas Neill was not included in the squad. Vince Grella played a full game while Brett Emerton was an unused sub for the visiting Rovers. • Mark Schwarzer was back in the side as Fulham lost 2-1 at Wolves.
Championship • Nick Carle came on in the 87th minute as Crystal Palace beat Derby 1-0. • Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s 3-2 loss away to Peterborough United. • Rhys Williams played 90 minutes as Middlesbrough crashed 5-0 at home to West Bromwich Albion.
League 1 • Patrick Kisnorbo played a full game in Leeds- 4-1 win at home to Gillingham.
GERMANY Bundesliga • Dario Vidosic played 84 minutes in Nuremberg-s 2-1 loss away to Bayern Munich.
GREECE Second division • Nathan Burns started and scored a 7th minute winner as Corfu won 1-0 against PAE Ionikos Nikaias.
HOLLAND Eredivisie • David Carney came on in the 91st minute, in FC Twente-s 2-0 win over Heerenveen. He replaced Miroslav Stoch, who scored both goals. • Brett Holman played the first half in AZ Alkmaar-s 1-0 loss to NEC Nijmegen.
ITALY Serie B • Carl Valeri played a full game as Grosseto beat Modena 3-1.
RUSSIA Premier League • Luke Willshire played a full game in Dynamo Moscow-s 3-0 loss away to CSKA Moscow.
SCOTLAND Premier League • Danny Invincible came off the bench in the 62nd minute as Kilmarnock lost 1-0 away to Hearts last Wednesday. • Scott McDonald played a full game in Celtic-s 2-1 win against Hearts on Sunday.
SWEDEN Allsvenskan • Ante Covic played a full game for Elfsborg in their 5-0 loss away to Malmo on Tuesday.
TURKEY Super Lig • Mile Jedinak played a full game in Antalyaspor-s 3-1 loss at Trabzonspor. • Harry Kewell played a full game in Galatasaray-s 3-1 away to Kasimpasa. On Tuesday. • James Troisi came on in the 89th minute in Kayserispor-s 1-0 win over Besiktas.
ASIA JAPAN J-League • Josh Kennedy played a full game in Nagoya Grampus- 2-0 win away to Omiya Ardija.
CHINA Super League • Ryan Griffiths started and scored the second in Beijing Guoan-s 2-2 draw at Shenzen FC.
EUROPEAN COMPETITION Champions League • Brett Holman played a full game as AZ Alkmaar lost 1-0 away to Olympiakos.
Europa League • Tim Cahill played the first half in Everton-s 4-0 win at home to AEK Athens. • Scott Chipperfield played 90 minutes as Basel won 2-0 at home to Roma. • Harry Kewell played a full game in Galatasaray-s 3-0 win away to Panathinaikos. • Scott McDonald came on in the 89th minute as Celtic lost 2-1 Hapoel Tel Aviv. • David Carney was an unused sub in FC Twente-s 2-0 win at Fenerbahce.
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