Massimo Luongo played a key role in deciding a battle between two of the Australians playing in the Championship on Saturday, while Celtic's Tom Rogic got on the scoresheet and Mathew Leckie netted the winner for Ingolstadt with his first Bundesliga goal.
Luongo set up the only goal of the game for Tjarron Cherry with six minutes to go as Queens Park Rangers defeated Jason Davidson's Huddersfield 1-0 away from home.
Elsewhere in England's second tier, Bailey Wright and Neil Kilkenny both played a full game but couldn't prevent Preston North End from losing 2-0 away to Hull City.
Up in the Premier League, goalkeepers Mark Schwarzer and Adam Federici were unused substitutes for Leicester City and Bournemouth, who drew 1-1 at the promoted team's Dean Court home.
James Meredith played a full game and Brad Jones watched from the bench in Bradford City's 1-0 League One victory at home to Port Vale.
Goalkeeper Alex Cisak signed off on domestic duties prior to joining up with the Socceroos for the first time by keeping a clean sheet for Leyton Orient, who defeated Bristol Rovers 2-0 at home in League Two.
North of the border in the Scottish Premiership, Rogic played a full game and hit the back of the net just before half-time as Celtic dispatched St Johnstone 3-1 at home.
It was the 22-year-old's first goal at Celtic Park as The Bhoys put the disappointment of failing to qualify for the Champions League in mid-week behind them.
In another clash between two Australians playing in the same league, Jackson Irvine's Ross County saw off the Dundee United side of Ryan McGowan 2-1 at home, both Socceroos starting and completing the 90 minutes.
Scott McDonald started and finished the game for Motherwell as they defeated Kilmarnock 1-0 at home.
In Germany's Bundesliga, Robbie Kruse came on in the 61st minute of Bayer Leverkusen's 3-0 loss away to reigning champions Bayern Munich.
Kruse's fellow Australia forward Leckie enjoyed a better day out, scoring what proved to be the winning goal for Ingolstadt in a 1-0 triumph at Augsburg.
A tier below in the 2. Bundesliga, James Holland played a full game for MSV Duisburg, who drew 2-2 at home to Greuther Furth.
Ben Halloran came on for the final 18 minutes of Heidenheim's 3-1 win at home to Kaiserslautern.
Trent Sainsbury continued his comeback from injury by coming on in the 81st minute of PEC Zwolle's 1-1 draw at Heerenveen in the Eredivisie.
Aziz Behich was an unused substitute for Bursaspor, who lost 2-1 away to Basaksehir.
Nathan Burns started and was withdrawn in the 69th minute of FC Tokyo's 1-0 win over Shimizu S-Pulse in the J-League's J1. Mitch Duke played a full match for the beaten hosts.
Mark Milligan began the game and came off with three minutes to go as Bani Yas lost 1-0 at home to Al Nasr in the Arabian Gulf League.
Mathew Ryan's Valencia were held in La Liga on Sunday, while Rostyn Griffiths scored the winner for Roda JC in the Eredivisie.
Ryan was beaten by Lucas Perez in the 39th minute of Valencia's match at home to Deportivo La Coruna, Alvaro Negredo equalising on the stroke of half-time to earn a draw for the hosts at Estadio Mestalla.
Griffiths was the hero for his new club, netting the only goal of the game in the 36th minute as Roda defeated AZ Alkmaar 1-0 away from home.
Meanwhile, Westfield Matildas star Elise Kellond-Knight scored on her Frauen Bundesliga debut and the first goal of the new season for FFC Turbine Potsdam.
The classy midfielder opened the scoring just after the break on Friday night but it wasn’t enough as her side went down 3-1 at Bayern Munich in the season opener.
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