Qantas Socceroos Abroad Round-Up
A round up of how the Qantas Socceroos performed abroad this week.
ENGLAND Premiership • Tim Cahill played a full game as Everton lost 2-1 at Fulham. Mark Schwarzer (neck) missed his first ever game for the home side. • Vince Grella played a full game while Brett Emerton came on in the 73rd minute in Blackburn-s 3-1 win over Wolves. Championship • Nick Carle was an unused sub as Crystal Palace lost 4-0 at home to Scunthorpe. • Adam Federici played a full game in Reading-s scoreless draw with Doncaster. • Rhys Williams played 90 minutes in Middlesbrough-s 3-1 win over Ipswich. Brad Jones was on the bench. League 1 • Patrick Kisnorbo played a full game in Leeds- 0-0 draw at Southend.
GERMANY Bundesliga • Dario Vidosic played the first 62 minutes in Nuremberg-s 1-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.
HOLLAND Eredivisie • David Carney came on in the 84th minute, just before FC Twente scored the winner in the 3-2 victory over FC Utrecht. • Brett Holman played 58 minutes in AZ Alkmaar-s 2-1 loss to ADO Den Haag.
ITALY Serie A • Mark Bresciano played the first hour in Palermo-s 1-1 draw at home to Bari.
RUSSIA Premier League • Luke Wilkshire played a full game in Dynamo Moscow-s 1-1 draw at home to rivals Spartak.
SWEDEN Allsvenskan • Ante Covic played a full game for Elfsborg in their 2-2 home draw against GAIS.
SWITZERLAND Super League • Scott Chipperfield came off the bench in the 76th minute in Basel-s 3-2 win at Bellinzona on Monday night.
TURKEY Super Lig • Mile Jedinak played a full game in Antalyaspor-s 1-0 win at home to Ankaragucu. • Harry Kewell played a full game in Galatasaray-s 3-0 win at home to fierce rivals Besiktas.
ASIA JAPAN J-League • Josh Kennedy played a full game in Nagoya Grampus- 3-2 loss at home to Kashiwa Reysol.
CHINA Super League • The Griffiths brothers, Ryan and Joel Griffiths, both played 90 minutes in Beijing Guoan-s 1-1 draw at Shanghai Shenhua, although Mark Milligan did not play for the home side.
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