Trent Sainsbury again lined up in a holding midfield role for Grasshopper, playing a full 90 minutes in the position against FC Basel.
However, Grasshopper lost the game, which Sainsbury captained, 1-0.
In the Premier League, Brad Smith was an unused substitute for AFC Bournemouth, who lost 2-0 at home to Manchester United.
Sparta Rotterdam sealed a massive three points in the Netherlands, now within just three points of Eredivisie survival.
They defeated NAC Breda 2-1, though all the Australians involved in the game – Craig Goodwin, Kenny Dougall and Mark Birighitti – were all unused substitutes.
Brad Jones carried on in goals for Feyenoord, who thrashed Willem II 5-1.
On Tuesday, Mat Ryan played a full game as Brighton held Tottenham Hotspur to what could prove a vital draw.
The 1-1 result sees the Seagulls in 13th, eight points above the drop zone.
Danny Vukovic was in action in Belgium, keeping a clean sheet in Racing Genk’s 0-0 draw against Gent.
In England, Callum Elder saw out a full 90 minutes for Wigan Athletic, who continued their march to automatic Championship promotion with a 1-0 win over Oxford United.
Ryan Williams also played a full game as Rotherham United shored up their promotion play-off place with a 1-0 win over Gillingham.
Further north, Scott McDonald came off the Dundee United bench to score a brace and nab an assist in their 5-0 thrashing of Brechin City.
Across in Asia, Ange Postecoglou‘s Yokohama F Marinos came from two goals down against FC Tokyo to secure a 2-2 J-League Cup draw and stay top of their group.
Postecoglou gave Milos Degenek the night off.
Mitch Duke completed a 70-minute shift for Shimizu S-Pulse, who drew 1-1 with Ventforent Kofu.
Mitch Langerak also cooled his heels as Nagoya Grampus defeated Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2-1.
Andrew Nabbout played a full game though as Urawa Red Diamonds downed Gamba Osaka 1-0.