When to watch your Caltex Socceroos this weekend

The Caltex Socceroos may not have national commitments on the horizon, but that does not mean the football stops for our stars.

Aaron Mooy and Maty Ryan will be thawing out of not-so-harsh British winter as they continue their English Premier League campaigns, while Milos Degenek and Matthew Jurman enjoy the warmer climate offered by the Middle East.

Check out below what time you can watch your favourite Caltex Socceroos take to the field.

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Maty Ryan

Crunch time in Britain

Mooy’s Huddersfield face AFC Bournemouth in a must-win clash for the Terriers. The side are still a mathematical chance of staying afloat and face a Bournemouth outfit on Sunday morning (2:00am AEDT) who have not won in five games.

Brighton Hove and Albion custodian Ryan makes the short trip to South London as his side face fierce rivals Crystal Palace in the M23 Derby on Saturday night at 11:30pm (AEDT).

Jackson Irvine’s Hull City are only four points away from a play-off spot. They face fellow promotion-chasers Nottingham Forest on Sunday morning (2:00 am AEDT). Both sides are on 50 points.

At the same time, Massimo Luongo will face Stoke City as his Queens Park Rangers outfit look to consolidate their mid-table position.

Massimo Luongo

Around and across the Channel

Tom Rogic faces an important game on Sunday morning (2:00am AEDT) as Celtic host third-placed Aberdeen. A win for Rogic’s side could extend Celtic’s lead at the summit to 11 points, depending on Rangers’ result the previous day against Mark Milligan’s Hibernian. That game kicks off at 6:45am on Saturday (AEDT).

Over in Germany, Mathew Leckie and Robbie Kruse face tricky encounters.

Leckie’s Hertha Berlin, currently in eighth place, travel away to SC Freiburg to take on a side precariously close to the relegation zone play-off places.

Meanwhile, Kruse's  VfL Bochum can make ground on Heidenheim, who are sixth in the Bundesliga 2, when they play Frank Schmidt’s side at 4:30am on Saturday.

Kruse

Aussies clash in Netherlands

Familiar faces could face off on Sunday morning, 5:45am (AEDT), as PSV Eindhoven do battle with NAC Breda.

Aziz Behich and Trent Sainsbury are part of Mark van Bommel’s Eindhoven side, while Alex Gersbach has featured four times since making the switch to Breda in late January.

Further north in Europe, Awer Mabil and Mustafa Amini face important clashes in the Danish Superliga.


Mabil’s FC Midjtylland take on second-last-placed Hobro on Saturday morning, 5.00am (AEDT), before Amini’s AGF play third-placed Odense Bolkdklub on Tuesday morning.

James Jeggo is at home for Austria Wien against Rheindorf Altach in the Austrian Football Bundesliga at 3.00am on Monday, while Apostolos Giannou travels to the Cypriot capital as his AEK Larnaca side take on APOEL Nicosia at 3.00am on Monday.

Caltex Socceroos in the East

In the Middle East, Milos Degenek follows up his dominant AFC Champions League performance for Al Hilal with a home match against Al Wehda in the Saudi Pro League on Saturday morning (AEDT).

At the same time, Matthew Jurman’s Al Ittihad host Al Feiha.


Andrew Nabbout backs up his full 90 minutes in the ACL against Buriram United as Urawa Red Diamonds face Matsumoto Yamaga in the J1 League on Saturday afternoon, while Mitch Langerak’s Nagoya Grampus travel to face Gamba Osaka.

Josh Risdon is the sole Australia-based Caltex Socceroo in action as Western Sydney Wanderers face Brisbane Roar tonight at 7:50pm (AEDT) in the Hyundai A-League.

Josh Risdon