Aussies Abroad: Amini's AGF share points in 'tough first game' at Hobro

Mustafa Amini’s AGF battled back to clinch a share of the points in their Danish Superliga opener against Hobro IK.

Caltex Socceroos midfielder Amini was named in head coach David Nielsen’s starting line-up, while new signing Alex Gersbach missed out.

Image courtesey of AGF on Twitter

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The Aarhus-club dominated possession through the clash at the DS Arena, controlling the game with 67% of the ball.

But it was the North Jutland club who snatched the advantage on 62 minutes when Italian-born, United States under-23 international Emmanuel Sabbi struck.

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The Whites were only behind for nine minutes when left-back Jepser Juelsgard grabbed an equaliser to ensure the points were split in Hobro.

After the game, Amini posted on his Instagram: "Tough first game away from home. We take the point and look forward."