AUSSIES ABROAD: Socceroo Robbie Kruse made his first-team debut for Fortuna Dusseldorf as they drew 1-1 with SC Paderborn 07 in Germany's 2.Bundesliga on Sunday.
Kruse, who joined Fortuna from Melbourne Victory during the off-season, came off the bench on 77 minutes but couldn't help his side find a winner.
In Korea's K-League on Sunday, Socceroo Sasa Ognenovski was absent as he prepares for a transfer as Seongnam Ilhwa lost 2-0 at Jeonbuk Motors in Korea's K-League on Sunday.
Ognenovski appears poised to join 2010 Korean champions FC Seoul this week.
In Scotland's Premier League on Saturday, youngster Ryan McGowan produced a man of the match performance at full-back as Hearts drew 1-1 with Rangers.
Hearts boss Jim Jefferies said after the game: “For me, even though it was a great team performance, I felt young McGowan deserved his man of the match.
“He had a terrific game and kept the Spanish lad (Juan Manuel Ortiz) very, very quiet. Won all the tackles, closed him down, so he's a useful player for us and hopefully this is a good season for him.”
In Russia's Premier League, Socceroo Luke Wilkshire put in a full shift at the back as third-placed Dinamo Moscow won 2-0 at Rostov on Sunday.
In Denmark's Superliga, Nathan Coe kept a clean sheet in wet conditions as SonderjyskE defeated Lyngby 1-0 on Sunday.
Elsewhere in Denmark, Brent McGrath was an unused substitute as Brondby won 1-0 at Silkeborg on Saturday.
In Switzerland's Super League, Scott Chipperfield was absent due to injury as FC Basel defeated Neuchatel Xamax 2-0 on Sunday.
In Japan's J.League, Joshua Kennedy put in a full shift but was well held as Nagoya Grampus defeated Sanfrecce Hiroshima 3-2 on Saturday with the Aussie not scoring a goal or providing an assist.
Elsewhere, Eddy Bosnar and Alex Brosque both played full games as Shimizu S-Pulse lost 4-0 at Cerezo Osaka, while Matt Spiranovic put in a full shift as Urawa Reds won 2-0 over Ventforet Kofu.
In Japan's J2.League, Mark Milligan played a full game and provided the assist for JEF United's second goal with a trademark long throw as they defeated Consadole Sapporo 2-0 on Saturday.
Elsewhere in J2.League, Jade North wasn't in the FC Tokyo squad which won 5-0 over Roasso Kumamoto on Sunday. Tokyo remain top of the Japan's second tier.
Returning to Korea's K-League, Luke DeVere put in a full shift as Gyeongnam FC blew a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with Incheon United on Saturday.
Elsewhere, Iain Fyfe was an unused substitute as Busan I'Park defeated Suwon Bluewings 4-3, while Robbie Cornthwaite wasn't in the Chunnam Dragons side which lost 2-0 at Ulsan Hyundai.