It was a mixed week for the Aussies Abroad but the goals were coming thick and fast in Scotland. A number of Aussies progressed in their respective cup competitions – including a cup winner in Japan.
Andrew Nabbout triumphed in the Emperor's Cup with his Urawa Red Diamonds winning his first trophy with the Japanese club. Nabbout was an unused sub as Urawa defeated Vegalta Sendai 1-0.
In Saudi Arabia Matt Jurman played a full game as Al-Ittihad lost 2-1 at home to Al-Faisaly. Jurman's side haven't been in the greatest form this season and with the return from injury of Bailey Wright, Jurman has to watch his back to keep his Socceroos spot. Jack Duncan played a full game while Rhys Williams was absent from Al-Qadisiyah's squad that defeated Al-Ettifaq 2-0.
In the UAE Bernie Ibini was absent from Emirates Club in a 1-1 draw with Ajman and later in the week Emirates progressed to the quarter-final of the UAE President's Cup with a 4-1 win over Hatta.
In India Tim Cahill played 90 minutes for Jamshedpur in a 1-1 draw with Kerala Blasters. It was the Socceroos legend's first full match of the season. Erik Paartalu played a full match for Bengaluru FC who drew 1-1 with North East United and later in the week another 1-1 draw saw Paartalu play another 90 minutes against Mumbai City. Eli Babalj was an unused sub as ATK drew 0-0 with North East United.