Jason Geria made his first start for J-League 2 side JEF United, who secured a 3-2 win over Machida Zelvia.
The former Melbourne Victory man completed the full 90 minutes having spent the first month of his time in Japan as a substitute.
It was a defeat for Ange Postecoglou‘s Yokohama F Marinos, falling to a 2-1 home loss against Vissel Kobe.
The defeat saw Marinos into the bottom three despite taking the lead.
Milos Degenek played the full 90 minutes in the game.
Andrew Nabbout saw another 30 minutes off the bench for Urawa Red Diamonds, who defeated Shimizu S-Pulse 2-1.
Mitch Duke saw 31 minutes off the bench for Shimizu.
In the K-League 1, Connor Chapman got himself an assist as Pohang Steelers defeated Gyeongnam 2-1.
The defender assisted what proved to be Steelers’ winning goal in the 50th minute and played out 90 minutes.
After scoring an own goal last week, Dylan McGowan dropped back to the bench for Gangwon, who suffered a 2-1 loss against Daegu.
Across in Europe, Brad Jones and Feyenoord secured another win, this time a 3-1 success over Utrecht.
Jones kept his place in goal despite committing a poor error last weekend.
Ajdin Hrustic started for FC Groningen, who gained an important three points in their push to avoid the drop.
The young Aussie made it through to second half stoppage time before being replaced in the 2-1 win.
Mark Birighitti was again an unused substitute at NAC Breda, who lost 2-1 against Willem II.
Seventeen-year-old Wollongong product Dylan Ryan was an unused sub for Willem.
In Switzerland, Tomi Juric was introduced off the bench in the 64th minute as FC Luzern suffered a 1-0 defeat against FC Sion.
Aziz Behich played another full game for Bursaspor, who lost 2-1 against Goztepe.
Anthony Carter started once more for Benfica II and played 58 minutes in their 1-0 loss to Arouca.