Friday 23 February 2018 / 05:34 AM


Commentary Box Sports brings you a wrap of last week’s action involving Aussies and Kiwis playing over in Europe.


All Whites striker Chris Wood assumed No.1 spot on the Championship top-scorers list with a double against Birmingham City last week, taking his season tally to 22.

The 3-1 win for his Leeds United side lifts them to fourth on the second-tier competition ladder, one point behind Huddersfield Town.

Speaking of Huddersfield, Aaron Mooy found the back of the net for Town in a 3-1 loss to Newcastle, converting from the penalty spot.

Aussie youngsters Jackson Irvine (Burton Albion) and Bailey Wright (Bristol City) both started and played the full 90 minutes as their sides met in a 0-0 draw.

With the latest Socceroos squad about to be selected, keeper Mathew Ryan put in a strong showing for Genk in a 2-1 win over his old team Club Brugge.

In Switzerland, Sydney-born striker Tomi Juric struck bagged a brace for FC Luzern as they saw off Aarau 5-3 in the Swiss Cup.

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