As the final group stage match day in European competition came to an end, our Aussies in the Europa League rejoiced while those in the Champions League head back to the drawing board. Elsewhere our Aussies in India stole the show while there are some more worries for Robbie Kruse in Germany.
In Saudi Arabia Matt Jurman played a full game for Al-Ittihad who got a decisive 3-1 victory away from home against Al-Batin.
In the UAE Bernie Ibini played 17 minutes off the bench as Emirates Club lost heavily to Al-Sharjah, 4-0. Emirates Club are currently second last in the Arabian Gulf League.
In India Tim Cahill celebrated his 39th birthday with his second ISL goal as Jamshedpur recorded a 2-1 win over Delhi Dynamos. A trademark header equalised for his side before they went on to win at home.
Goals from @Tim_Cahill and @choudharyfar8 helped @JamshedpurFC script a thrilling comeback over @DelhiDynamos at the JRD Tata Sports Complex!— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) December 12, 2018
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Erik Paartalu was also on the scoresheet and was man of the match as he scored the winner for Bengaluru FC over ATK for whom Eli Babalj played 18 minutes off the bench.
The #BENKOL Hero of the Match, @ErikPaartalu was at the centre of all things good for @bengalurufc, who beat @ATKFC to extend their unbeaten run in #HeroISL 2018-19! #LetsFootball #FanBannaPadega pic.twitter.com/ldwujfGNZf— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) December 13, 2018