It was the weekend of the Aussie goalkeepers and defenders plying their trade abroad, as Mat Ryan kept his first clean sheet at his new club.
But at the other end of the pitch, Martin Boyle got on the scoresheet in a thrilling clash between Hibernian and Rangers.
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RYAN MAKES HIGHLIGHT REEL SAVES IN COPENHAGEN SHUTOUT
Who would have thought that when Mat Ryan gets regular game time, he makes several stunning stops?
The Socceroos gloveman lined up for Danish Superliga side FC Copenhagen in what was his first league start having made his debut in the first leg of a Champions League play-off against Turkish champions Trabzonspor last Tuesday.
Ryan was forced to make multiple saves throughout the first half to keep Lyngby at bay.
Copenhagen took home the three points in a 3-0 win thanks to a double from Viktor Claesson and a penalty via Pep Biel.
If Ryan keeps up this form ahead of the World Cup, there’s no question he’ll be the first name on the Socceroos’ team sheet in Qatar.
BOYLE BREAKS RANGERS HEARTS
Martin Boyle must have been looking out for fellow Aussie Ange Postecoglou over at Celtic.
The winger played 90 minutes and scored the first of Hibernian’s two goals in the Edinburgh outfit’s 2-2 draw with Rangers.
Boyle completed a neat move that began with some slick footwork from midfielder Josh Campbell who then laid on a perfect through ball into the path of left winger Elie Youan.
Youan placed a perfect cross along the ground ahead of Boyle, who had raced ahead of his markers, and the 29-year-old slid home to score Hibs’ first goal of the day.
BOUZANIS STARS ON ROYALS LEAGUE DEBUT
Moving further south into England, Dean Bouzanis kept a clean sheet in his first EFL Championship start for Reading.
Bouzanis moved to the Royals after a stellar spell with Sutton United in League Two, but had been forced to bide his time on the bench.
However, the Aussie made the most of it as Reading beat promotion hopefuls Middlesbrough as fellow countryman Riley McGree was hooked at half time after an underwhelming display for Boro.
ELSEWHERE AROUND THE GROUNDS …
In League One action, Cameron Burgess kept a clean sheet as a member of Ipswich Town’s backline in a comprehensive 3-0 win over Shrewsbury Town.
Having not played a game in over a year, Thomas Deng has now kept back-to-back clean sheets for J2 League outfit Albirex Niigata as they beat Roasso Kumamoto 1-0.
Mitch Langerak helped Nagoya Grampus to a shutout in their 1-0 win over Jubilo Iwata in the J1 League.
Over in Spain, Awer Mabil logged 62 minutes for La Liga side Cadiz but they went down 2-0 to Osasuna.
Returning to Scotland, Aaron Mooy continued to get more minutes under his belt for Celtic, coming on as a 72nd minute substitute in the Hoops’ 2-0 win over Hearts.
Nathaniel Atkinson and Kye Rowles were unfortunately on the losing side of that result for Hearts, but both played 90 minutes.
In St Mirren’s 3-0 win over Dundee United, Keanu Baccus and Ryan Strain played key roles while Aziz Behich played 60 minutes for the Tangerines.