Qantas Socceroos Abroad Round-Up

A round up of how the Qantas Socceroos performed abroad this week.

EUROPE ENGLAND Premiership • Tim Cahill and Lucas Neill both played a full game as Everton lost 3-2 against Bolton. • Brett Emerton played a full game as Blackburn were thumped 5-0 at Chelsea. • Richard Garcia came on in the 74th minute in Hull-s 0-0 draw with Portsmouth. It was Garcia-s first game of the season. • Mark Schwarzer played a full game as Fulham drew 2-2 at Manchester City. Championship • Adam Federici played a full match in Reading-s 1-0 loss at home to Leicester. • Brad Jones and Rhys Williams both played a full game in Middlesbrough-s 2-2 draw at Preston. • Shane Lowry played a full game in Plymouth-s 1-1 draw with Ipswich.

League 1 • Patrick Kisnorbo played a full match and scored in Leeds- 2-1 loss to Millwall, their first loss of the season.

GERMANY Bundesliga • Dario Vidosic came on in the 58th minute in Nuremberg-s 3-0 loss to Hoffenheim.

GREECE B Ethniki • Nathan Burns scored the equaliser in Corfu-s 1-1 draw with Ethnikos Asteras FC.

ITALY Serie A • Mark Bresciano played a full game in Palermo-s 1-0 win over Udinese.

NETHERLANDS Eredivisie • Brett Holman played the first hour in AZ Alkmaar-s 4-2 home loss to Ajax.

RUSSIA Premier League • Luke Wilkshire played a full game in Dinamo Moscow-s 1-1 draw with Kuban Krasnodar.

SCOTLAND Premier League • Danny Invincibile came on in the 85th minute in Kilmarnock-s 2-1 win at home to St Johnstone. • Scott McDonald played 73 minutes and scored the second in Celtic-s 2-1 win at Hamilton.

SWEDEN Allsvenskan • Ante Covic played a full game for Elfsborg in their 1-1 draw with BK Hacken.

TURKEY Super Lig • Mile Jedinak played a full game in Antalyaspor-s 2-1 win at Manisaspor. • Harry Kewell came on in the 57th minute in Galatasaray-s 3-1 loss to Istanbul rivals Fenerbahce. • Michael Petkovic played a full game for Sivasspor in their 3-0 win over Gaziantepspor.

ASIA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SEMI FINAL • Josh Kennedy played 78 minutes and scored, although Nagoya Grampus lost 6-2 away to Al Ittihad (Saudi Arabia) in the first leg of their Champions League semi final. The return leg is on Wednesday 28th October.

JAPAN J-League • Josh Kennedy played a full game and scored as Nagoya Grampus came back from three goals down to draw 3-3 with Jubilo Iwata.

CHINA Super League • Ryan Griffiths scored again in Beijing Guoan-s 2-1 win over Dalian Shide. • Mark Milligan played a full game in Shanghai Shenhua-s 1-1 draw against Chongqing Lifan.

EUROPEAN COMPETITION CHAMPIONS LEAGUE • Brett Holman played the first 73 minutes in AZ Alkmaar-s 1-1 draw at home to Arsenal.

EUROPA LEAGUE • Tim Cahill played a full game as Everton were beaten 5-0 by Benfica. • David Carney played a full game in FC Twente-s 2-0 loss to Moldovan side Sheriff Tiraspol. • Harry Kewell played a full game and scored in Galatasaray-s 4-1 win over Dinamo Bucharest. • Scott McDonald played 61 minutes in Celtic-s 1-0 loss to Hamburg. • Mark Schwarzer played a full game in Fulham-s 1-1 draw at home to Roma.