Aussies Abroad is back for the 2019/20 season! With the European leagues set to kick off in a weeks time our boys overseas are oiling up the engines for the last time before they hit the big dance.
In Belgium Socceroos goalkeeper Danny Vukovic is back in action in the Belgian Pro League. Vukovic played a full match in a 2-1 victory over Kortijk. George Timotheou was an unused sub for Zulte Waragrem in their 2-0 loss at home to Mechelen.
In Germany Mathew Leckie played the first half for Hertha Berlin in a 2-1 friendly win over Fenerbache.
New Wolfsburg recruit John Iredale got on the scoresheet for his new side and played 68 minutes in a 2-1 friendly win over Weiche FL.
Jacob Italiano has been impressing in pre-season for Borussia Mönchengladbach. The 17-year old played 18 minutes off the bench against Angers SCO and 45 minutes against Rayo Vallecano. Last week he scored in a friendly against Basaksehir.
Brandon Borrello scored a hat-trick in SC Freiburg's 9-1 friendly thrashing over Kaysierispor. The 24-year old made his Socceroos debut last month against South Korea.
Brandon Borrello scoring 3 goals overnight against Kayserispor a day after his 24th birthday is great news for 🇦🇺⚽️.— John Grimaud 🇦🇺⚽️ (@grimaud_john) July 26, 2019
We should all be excited by the progress these young players are making at big clubs in the Bundesliga. pic.twitter.com/SUteKd9Vd5
In Croatia Fran Karacic played a full match for NK Lokomotiva Zagreb as they went down 1-0 to NK Rijeka. Anthony Kalik played 3 minutes off the bench for Hajduk Split in their 3-0 win over Varazdin.
In Cyprus Apostolos Giannou scored his sides first goal in a 3-0 win over Levski Sofia in the Europea League qualifying round.
In Denmark Awer Mabil was on the bench for FC Midtjylland while Mustafa Amini played a full match and new recruit Zach Duncan watched from the sideline as AGF went down 1-0 to Mabil's side.
In Austria James Holland started and played 82 minutes for LASK Linz in their 2-0 victory over Altach. James Jeggo played just over an hour for Austria Wien in their 3-1 loss to WSG Wattens.