Jackson Irvine, Nikita Rukavytsya, Jack Iredale and Riley McGree all scored goals across Europe, while Awer Mabil came off the bench to provide a late assist and Mitch Duke was sent off in Japan.
Jackson Irvine scored his first goal for new club St Pauli as they thrashed Hansa Rostock 4-0 in the German 2.Bundesliga on Sunday.
Irvine, who joined St Pauli in July after a brief spell with Hibernian, headed in the opening goal in the 12th minute.
St Pauli remained patient in attack, before Luca Zander clipped back a diagonal ball into the box, allowing Irvine to stoop and head past the keeper.
The result keeps St Pauli three points clear at the top of the 2.Bundesliga after 11 games.
Awer Mabil was the super sub for FC Midjtylland as he provided the assist for their stoppage-time winner in a 3-2 victory over Lawrence Thomas‘ SonderjyskE in the Danish Superliga on Sunday.
Mabil entered the fray in the 65th minute and made his crucial intervention in the fifth minute of injury time when he retrieved a ball after it wasn’t cleared, crossing it back across goal for Mads Kristian Hansen to head in the winner past Thomas.
Nikita Rukavytsya opened the scoring as Hapoel Be’er Sheva won 3-1 over Hapoel Jerusalem in the Israeli Ligat ha’Al.
The goal was Rukavytsya’s first for Be’er Sheva since his off-season move. His new club are top of the table.
Aziz Behich played a full game and got the assist for Serginho’s 76th-minute goal as Giresunspor drew 1-1 at Gaziantep FK in the Turkish Super Lig.
Riley McGree came off the bench to score the winner for Birmingham City as they edged Swansea City 2-1 in the English Championship on Saturday.
McGree came in the 63rd minute and was rated 7.5/10 by the Birmingham Mail who described him as “electric”.
The Socceroo got the goal in the 82nd minute when he got in behind the defence, with his initial shot blocked but he pounced on the rebound, forcing it home.
Harry Souttar received a 6/10 rating as he put in a full shift in Stoke City’s 2-1 loss to Millwall.
The Stoke Sentinel wrote: “Extraordinary recovery tackle on Jed Wallace to stop Millwall counter. On his own behind rest of back line defending second goal.”
Callum Elder got a 5/10 rating for a full game in Hull City’s 1-0 loss at Luton. The Hull Daily Mail wrote: “Could have perhaps done better with the opener in tracking Adebayo. Tried to get up and down.”
Jack Iredale scored a spectacular goal for Cambridge United in a 4-1 defeat to Shrewsbury Town in League One.
Iredale, who played a full game at left back, got forward and launched in a drilled left-foot drive from range.
Mitch Duke was sent off in Fagiano Okayama’s 1-1 draw with Mito Hollyhock in the Japanese J2.League.
Duke picked up two bookings in quick succession early in the second half, firstly for an off-the-ball elbow, before contesting a lofted ball into the box where he climbed over a defender and collided with the goalkeeper.
Alex Grant scored a late own goal as Pohang Steelers went down 1-0 to Incheon United in the Korean K-League.
Grant, who put in a full shift, deflected in a low cross from Negueba which momentarily bounced around after a touch from his goalkeeper.
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