EuROOvision: Ryan wins Premier League Aussie battle

EuROOvision: Ryan wins Premier League Aussie battle [WATCH]


Maty Ryan won the battle of the Aussies in the Premier League, with his Brighton emerging 2-1 winners over Aaron Mooy‘s Huddersfield Town at the John Smith’s Stadium. 

Huddersfield took the lead after just a minute, but the Seagulls fought their way back equalise on the stroke of half time and find a winner in the second half.

Both Ryan and Mooy played full games.

In the Championship, Massimo Luongo‘s QPR went head to head with Jackson Irvine‘s Hull City at Loftus Road, and it was the Tigers who came out on top.

They secured a crucial 3-2 win over the Rs, lifting them out of the relegation zone for the time being.

Both Luongo and Irvine played full games.

Ryan Williams played a full game for Rotherham United, who led early against table-toppers Norwich City, but could not help prevent an eventual 3-1 defeat.

Mile Jedinak was not called upon by Aston Villa in their big 3-0 win against high-flying Middlesbrough.

Adam Federici was an unused substitute for Stoke City in their 2-2 draw against Reading.

Ryan McGowan was an unused substitute for Bradford City in the FA Cup, who saved themselves from elimination with two late goals in a 2-2 draw against Peterborough United.

In Scotland, Kilmarnock put Hibernian to the sword, defeating the Edinburgh side 3-0.

Martin Boyle played the full 90 minutes, Mark Milligan 86 and Jamie Maclaren was unused.

Ryan Edwards started on St Mirren’s bench against Hamilton but came on after just 34 minutes. St Mirren lost the match 3-1.

A tier down in the Championship, Lyndon Dykes played a full game for Queen of the South in a 1-0 win over Partick Thistle.

Jack Iredale played a full game for Greenock Morton but they went down 3-0 against Dunfermline Athletic.

In the Bundesliga, Mathew Leckie made his second start in a row for Hertha Berlin and last 87 minutes in their 2-0 away win over Hannover.

Denis Genreau and Dean Bouzanis were both unused substitutes for PEC Zwolle, who defeated De Grafschaap 2-0.

Fran Karacic played another full game for Lokomotiva Zagreb, who held second in the Croatian league with a 1-1 draw against Slaven Koprivnica.

Tomi Juric was not a part of FC Luzern’s matchday squad. They proceeded to lose 2-0 against FC Sion.

Jimmy Jeggo played 90 minutes for Austria Vienna in their 2-0 win over St Polten.

James Holland played 90 minutes in LASK Linz’s 3-3 draw with Hartberg.

Aleksandar Susnjar played a full game for Zilina in their 2-2 draw against DAC.

Golgol Mebrahtu was an unused substitute for Sparta Prague, who were defeated by Slovacko 2-1.

Brent McGrath started for Esbjerg and completed 85 minutes in a 4-1 loss against AaB.

In Asia, the final day of the J-League season was productive for the Australians.

Mitch Langerak‘s Nagoya Grampus were spared a promotion/relegation play-off with a J2 side after coming from 2-0 down against Shonan Bellmare, finishing the season 15th on the table.

Ange Postecoglou‘s Yokohama F Marinos went down 2-1 to Cerezo Osaka but finished safely in 12th.

Andrew Nabbout started and played a full 90 minutes for Urawa Reds in a 3-2 win over FC Tokyo, chalking up an assist.

In the K-League 1, Dylan McGowan was brought off the bench in the 68th minute of Gangwon’s 1-0 loss against Daegu.

James Donachie played a full game for Jeonnam Dragons in their clash with Incheon United, but went down 3-1.

Kwabena Appiah was an unused substitute.

Jack Duncan and Rhys Williams both played full games for Al Qadsiah, who drew 1-1 against Al Faisaly.