Australia youth international Tyrese Francois got minutes in the Premier League as Fulham drew 0-0 at Wolverhampton on Saturday.
The 22-year-old central midfielder, who was an unused substitute for Fulham’s season-opening 2-2 draw with Liverpool, was brought in the 92nd minute against Wolves.
Francois actually debuted in the Premier League for Fulham in the 2020-21 season, getting 15 minutes off the bench in their final game of that campaign.
Campbelltown-born Francois only made four appearances in all competitions last term for the Cottagers.
Denis Genreau was in action again in France’s Ligue 1, coming on as a 76th minute substitute in Toulouse’s 3-0 victory away to Troyes on Sunday.
Awer Mabil made his Spanish LaLiga debut for Cadiz in their 1-0 home loss to Real Sociedad on Sunday.
Mabil, who joined Cadiz from Danish club Midtjylland in the off-season, was a 46th minute substitute.
Jackson Irvine put in a full shift and Connor Metcalfe was an 81st minute substitute as St Pauli won 3-0 over Magdeburg in the German 2.Bundesliga on Sunday.
Fran Karacic played a full game, laying off the pass for Brescia’s second goal, as they won 1-0 over Sudtirol in the Italian Serie B on Sunday.
Karacic got the assist for Flavio Bianchi’s 65th-minute strike.
Thomas Deng returned to competitive action for the first time in more than 12 months as Albirex Niigata won 2-0 away to Tochigi in the Japanese J2 League on Sunday.
Deng, who has been sidelined by injury, started and played a full game.
In England’s Championship on Sunday, Riley McGree put in a full shift and was given a 6/10 rating as Middlesbrough drew 2-2 with Sheffield United. Teesside Live wrote: “Improved on his first two performances, but still unable to influence play enough.”
On Saturday, Kenny Dougall earned a 7/10 rating for his full game in midfield as Blackpool lost 1-0 at home to Swansea City. Lancashire Live wrote: “Such a good distributor of the ball and set about Swansea intelligently in the press.”
Callum Elder received an 8/10 for his full game in Hull City’s 2-1 home victory over Norwich City. The Hull Daily Mail wrote: “Steady display on the left side. Little in the way of nonsense, no fuss. Just went about his work nicely.”
Bailey Wright was an 88th minute sub in Sunderland’s 2-2 draw with QPR, while Jacob Chapman was an unused substitute in Huddersfield’s 3-1 home win over Harry Souttar’s Stoke City.
Aziz Behich made his Scottish Premiership debut on Sunday but Dundee United were humbled 4-1 by Hearts.
Mark Birighitti had a tough shift in goal for United, while Behich was caught out for the first goal, with Cameron Devlin laying off the assist for Lawrence Shankland’s first-minute strike.
Behich, who played a full game, would win United a penalty for their goal, converted by Steven Fletcher in the 71st minute.
Devlin and Kye Rowles, who was credited with an assist for a routine pass for Barry McKay’s goal, both played full games, with Nathaniel Atkinson unused on the bench.
Aaron Mooy was a 66th minute substitute in Celtic’s 5-0 win at Kilmarnock.
Anthony Kalik scored a penalty as HNK Gorica won 3-2 over Lokomotiva Zagreb in the Croatian Prva HNL.
Mat Ryan didn’t debut for FC Copenhagen in Friday’s 3-3 draw with Horsens in the Danish Superliga, having joined the club in midweek from Real Sociedad.
Jason Davidson, Alex Gersbach, Ryan Strain, Keanu Baccus, Ryan McGowan, Jack Iredale, Harrison Delbridge, Aaron Calver, Alex Grant, Mitch Langerak, Milos Degenek
Joel King – ST 77, Martin Boyle – SB 46, Phillip Cancar – SB 64, Caleb Watts – SB 84, Mitch Duke – ST 61
Lewis Miller, Cameron Burgess