Aussies Abroad: Borrello strikes again in Germany

Former Brisbane Roar attacker Brandon Borrello has done his chances of Socceroos selection no harm after he found the back of the net to help Kaiserslauted to a 2-1 win against SV Darmstadt in 2. Bundesliga action on Thursday (AEDT).

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Brandon Borrello celebrates after scoring for Kaiserslauten Source: Getty Images

Borrello gave his side a perfect start by scoring inside the opening 20 minutes with Kaiserslauten going on to clinch a much needed three compeition points.

Recieving the ball on the edge of the box, Borrello shook off his marker with a good first touch before firing low past the outstretched arms of the keeper and into the back of the net. 

The goal was Borrello's second in three games after he found himself on the scoresheet against Holstein Kiel two weeks ago.

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With the win, bottom-placed Kaiserslautern move to within a point of Darmstadt in 17th and Borrello’s outfit are now just four points adrift of safety.



In England, Socceroos defender Bailey Wright started and put in a 90 minute performance against Fulham as his Cardiff CIty side fought back to claim a 1-1 draw.

Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic struck early for the Cottagers but Bristol found an equaliser after 35 minutes courtesy of Bobby Reid. 

The result leaves Bristol in sixth spot on 53 points, two points behind fifth placed Fulham. 


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Published 22 February 2018 at 10:34am
Source: SBS The World Game