A host of Australians were involved in matchdays across Europe as teams jostled for Europa League qualification.
Danny Vukovic was in goal for Racing Genk, who secured a first leg advantage with a 2-0 win over Polish side Lech Poznan.
First time playing in Europa League. Great win and got to celebrate it with my boy after the game! He had a ball!! 💙👶🏼 pic.twitter.com/1yBRlaBWNC
— Danny Vukovic (@vuka20) August 9, 2018
Jamie Maclaren saw scarcely a few seconds off the bench in his second game on loan to Hibernian, coming off the bench in the 94th minute of their 0-0 home draw against Norwegians Molde.
James Holland started and played the full 90 minutes as LASK Linz suffered a not insurmountable 1-0 away loss against Turkish giants Besiktas.
Former Liverpool player Ryan Babel scored the only goal of the game in the sixth minute.
Apo Giannou played the full 90 minutes for AEK Larnaca, who set themselves up for victory with a 2-0 away win over Sturm Graz.
Alex Gersbach was an unused substitute for Rosenborg, who enjoyed a 2-0 away win over Irish club Cork City.
Tomi Juric was not involved in FC Luzern’s matchday squad, thumped 4-0 by Olympiakos in Athens.