Mathew Leckie and Jamie Maclaren both scored in their club debuts, Gol-Gol Mebrahtu scored a double to help progress his team’s European chances and several Aussies were in action for their clubs in pre-season friendlies.
Craig Goodwin and Kenneth Dougall played the second half for Sparta Rotterdam as they won 6-0 over VOC. Ryan Edwards started and played 80 minutes for Partick Thistle as they lost 2-1 to Dumbarton. Terry Antonis was on the bench for VVV Venlo as they faced his former side PAOK, losing 1-0.
Mitchell Langerak played the first half for Stuttgart as they lost 2-1 to Dynamo Dresden. Jackson Irvine played the second half for Burton Albion, scoring a goal as they won 5-0 over Kingsgrove Athletic.
Chris Ikonomidis played the second half for Lazio, scoring twice as they won 16-0 over Auronzo. Aiden O’Neill played the first half for Burnley as they won 4-0 over Shamrock Rovers.
Ben Halloran played a full match for Heidenheim as they lost 2-1 to Vysocina Jihlava. Jesse Curran came off the bench in the 79th minute for Dundee FC as they lost 2-1 to Bolton Wanderers. Jackson Irvine played the first half for Burton Albion as they won 4-0 over Mickleover Sports.
Adam Federici played the second half for AFC Bournemouth as they 2-1 over GD Estoril Praia. Jordan Lyden played the second half for Aston Villa, winning a penalty as they lost 2-1 to Shrewsbury Town.
Mathew Leckie played the first half for Hertha Berlin, scoring the first goal in a 2-0 win over Carl Zeiss Jena. Jamie Maclaren started and played 61 minutes for Darmstadt, scoring twice in a 4-3 win over SV Wallern.
Chris Ikonomidis also played the second half for Lazio in their 9-1 win over Radio Club.
In the Scottish League Cup, Chris Duggan played a full match for East Fife as they lost 1-0 to Peterhead. Aaron Lennox played a full match and Rory Brian was on the bench for Raith Rovers as they lost 2-0 to Dundee United. Andy Rose came off the bench in the 61st minute for Motherwell as they won 5-1 over Queen’s Park.
Lyndon Dykes started and played 67 minutes for Queen of the South as they won 3-1 over Stenhousemuir. Ryan Edwards played a full match for Partick Thistle as they drew 1-1 before losing 3-1 on penalties.