A hat-trick inside 33 minutes and a superb free-kick made this a week to remember for Keflavik forward Joey Gibbs.
The goals from the former Western Sydney Wanderers forward helped Keflavik first secure a semi-final spot in Iceland’s domestic cup, and then a 1-0 win in the league against Leiknir Reykjavik.
Anthony Kalik opened the scoring in HNK Gorica’s tussle with NK Osijek in the 1. HNL, but unfortunately his side conceded a 93rd minute goal to lose the match 3-2.
Denis Genreau fantastic start to his Toulouse career took an even greater turn, as he was handed his first start of the season at home to Grenoble. It didn’t take long for the 22-year-old to make an impact either, providing an inch-perfect assist for Toulouse’s first goal in a 4-1 win.
Two Australians in Bulgaria made an impact for their respective sides at the weekend. Peter Makrillos notched an assist for Slavia Sofia in their 1-0 win against fellow high-flyers Ludogorets. Meanwhile, Milislav Popovic completed Strumska Slava’s turnaround against Septemvri Simitli, scoring the third goal in their 3-1 win.
Hibernian winger Martin Boyle scored his fifth goal of the season in his side’s 2-2 draw with St. Mirren, converting a penalty conceded by former Newcastle Jets full-back Matt Millar.
Dylan McGowan also enjoyed a successful day in Scotland, helping to keep a clean sheet for Kilmarnock in their 2-0 win over Partick Thistle.
Across the border in England, Cameron Burgess also helped his side Ipswich Town to a shut out, away to Lincoln City in League 1.
KV Kortrijk’s Trent Sainsbury completes the back three after an immense display that kept Gent at bay, securing a 1-0 win that keeps De Kerels in the leading group of the Jupiler Pro League.
Former Melbourne Victory shot-stopper Lawrence Thomas also kept a clean sheet in SønderjyskE Fodbold’s 1-0 win over Brøndby IF, just his side’s second three points of the season so far.
Alou Kuol scored his fourth goal of the season for VFB Stuttgart II in their 3-2 win against Pirmasens in the Regionalliga Südwest.
Finally, Tasmanian-born Anthony Limbrick lead his Welsh Premier League side The New Saints to a 3-1 win over Barry Town United, keeping TNS at the top of the table.