There were goals, assists and clean sheets galore for many of our star Socceroos.
Check out how some Australians performed abroad over the weekend in the latest edition of The Radar Ro!
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In the Premier League, Leicester City Harry Soutar He made his home debut for the Foxes against Tottenham Hotspur.
Despite the two teams’ vastly different positions on the ladder, it was Leicester who showed Spurs how it works in an emphatic 4-1 win.
Sutter had a big hand in the Foxes’ third goal, as it was his volley over the Spurs backline that put Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho through in first-half stoppage time.
The towering Aussie also kept Tottenham star Harry Kane calm throughout the game in an impressive display as the Foxes claimed two wins and scored eight goals from the two games Souttar played in.
Leicester chairman Brendan Rodgers described Souttar’s performance as “excellent” as the football team continues to prove it belongs at this level.
“He’s calm in possession, he passes the ball well from behind and he passes the ball really well for our third goal,” Rodgers said.
“I was very happy with him, he settled in really well.”
In the Championship, Middlesbrough midfielder Riley McGarry He continues to impress under Michael Carrick as the Australian scored in his side’s 3-1 win over Cardiff City.
McGarry was pivotal in Boro’s opening goal when he played in a brilliant brace with Marcus Force putting the Australian into space before cutting the ball back in the penalty area, although striker Cameron Archer got a toe to his feet to be officially credited.
The Australian midfielder was a constant threat throughout and got the goal his performance deserved in the 90th minute when he was on hand to deflect team mate Matt Crook’s shot across the face of the goal.
McGarry then threw an unusual celebration in front of the traveling Boro faithful as Carrick’s side sit third on the championship ladder.
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Celtic star Aaron Moy The absurd performance continued as he provided the assist for the first of his five goals in a 5-1 win over St Mirren in the Scottish Cup.
Mooy slid down the right flank before crossing the ball into the path of Celtic striker Daisen Maeda, who fired the ball into the net.
The assist was the latest engagement for the 33-year-old, who has now scored nine goals in his last 11 appearances in all competitions.
Hearts Midfielder Cameron Devlin He also played a part in his team’s Scottish Cup match, scoring the Jam Tarts’ second goal in a 2–0 win over Hamilton Academical.
Elsewhere across Europe, there were more goals, clean sheets and a welcome return to football.
Connor Metcalfe He scored twice in two goals in 2. Bundesliga matches for St. Pauli in their 1-0 victory over FC Kaiserslautern.
The midfielder threw a little trick that left his mark dead on as St Pauli’s defender Eric Smith played a perfectly weighted pass over the top of the defensive line for Metcalfe to start running at him.
Metcalfe didn’t even need a touch to control the ball as he came home for a first-time effort to score the only goal of the game.
In the Eredivisie, Socceroos gloveman Matt Ryan He kept his first clean sheet for his new team as AZ Alkmaar thrashed Excelsior 5-0.
The victory kept Alexei in second place on the ladder, just two points behind league leaders Feyenoord, and one point ahead of Dutch giants Ajax in third place.
Midfielder Denise Jenro He scored his first Ligue 1 minute since October as the silky footballer got 27 minutes of action for Toulouse in a 3-1 win over Rennes.
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