It was a Jekyll and Hyde week for our Aussies abroad with our boys across Europe, the UK and Asia back in the goals. Meanwhile injury news in Scotland has clouded over a brilliant week for our boys abroad.
In the Premier League Mat Ryan's run of clean sheets came to an end as Brighton lost 3-1 to Everton. Ryan had kept three clean sheets in a row for Brighton who sit 12th on the Premier League table.
In the English Championship Mile Jedinak was an unused sub for Aston Villa as they beat Bolton Wanderers 2-0. Ryan Williams played a full match in Rotherham's 2-1 win over Swansea while Mass Luongo tasted defeat to Blackburn where he played the full 90 minutes. James Meredith was an unused sub for Millwall in their 2-0 loss to Brentford as Jackson Irvine played a full game in Hull City's 1-0 win over West Brom. Adam Federici was an unusued sub for Stoke City in their 0-0 draw with Middlesborough.
In the English League One Ryan Mcgowan played a full game in a 1-0 loss to Portsmouth while Cameron Burgess played a full match and drew 3-3 with Oxford United. Brad Inman started and played 70 minutes for Rochdale in their 0-0 draw with Luton Town.
In English League Two action Harry Kewell's Notts County drew 2-2 with Port Vale. Kewell's side sit third from bottom of the League Two table.
In the English Youth Leagues Riley Warland was an unused sub as Fulham U18 drew 1-1 with Tottenham U18. Tyrese Francois completed 90 minutes and got an assist in Fulham U23's 2-0 win over Norwich City before playing 90 minutes in a 2-0 win over Sunderland U23 for whom Jacob Young played 80 minutes. Cameron McGilp was absent from Birmingham City U23's squad that lost 2-1 to Sheffield United U23. Liam Driscoll and Joel Rollinson were unused subs as Reading played out a nine-goal thriller, beating Aston Villa U23 5-4. Kai Caldebrank-Park was in goal as burnley U18 lost 4-1 to Sheffield Wednesday U18.
In Scotland Ben Garuccio started and played 80 minutes while Oli Bozanic played 67 minutes in a 0-0 draw with Hibernian. In that match Martin Boyle played 80 minutes, Jamie Maclaren was an unused sub and Mark Milligan completed 90 minutes. Tom Rogic scored a blistering strike for Celtic in their 5-0 romp of Dundee where Jesse Curran played a full match. In that match Daniel Arzani made his debut coming on with 35 minutes to play before tearing his ACL 20 minutes into his debut.
Later in the week Tom Rogic played a full game in a 5-0 win over Hearts for whom Ben Garuccio played the second half and Oli Bozanic remained an unused sub. Jesse Curran played 73 minutes for Dundee as they lost 1-0 to Motherwell while Mark Milligan, Jamie Maclaren and Martin Boyle all played full matches in a 1-0 loss to St Johnstone.
In the Scottish Championship Jack Iredale scored and got two assists in Greenock Morton's 5-1 win over Partick Thistle before playing a full game in a 2-1 win over Queen of the South for whom Lyndon Dykes also played 90 minutes. Dykes later in the week played a full game in a 2-0 loss to Dundee United.
In Japan Ange Postecoglou hit his third loss on the trot for Yokohama F Marinos as they lost 1-0 to FC Tokyo. Mitch Langerak played 90 minutes in goal as Nagoya Grampus lost 2-1 to Vissel Kobe while Andrew Nabbout was a 75th minute substitute for Urawa Red Diamonds in their 3-1 loss to Gamba Osaka. Jason Geria played a full game in JEF United Chiba's 2-0 win over Tokushima Vortis.
In Korea Aleksander Jovanovic played a full game in Jeju United's 1-0 loss to Gyeongnam while Kwabena Appiah-Kubi played nine minutes off the bench for Incheon United in a 2-1 win over Sangju Sangmu. Dylan McGowan played 90 minutes for Gangwon while James Donachie was absent from Jeonnam Dragons squad as Gangwon beat the Dragons 1-0.
In Saudi Arabia Brad Jones was substituted injured in the 85th minute for Al-Nassr as they lost 2-0 to Al-Ahli. Mat Jurman was absent from Al Ittihad's squad that lost 2-1 to Al Raed while Jack Duncan and Rhys Williams both played 90 minutes for Al-Qadisiyah in their 2-0 loss to Al-Hilal.
In India Erik Paartalu played a full game and score for Bengaluru in their 2-1 win over ATK. Tim Cahill was also back in the goals scoring his first for Jamshedpur in a 2-2 draw with Kerala Blasters where he played 78 minutes.