Ex-Roar striker scores in European friendly action

Former Brisbane Roar striker Jamie Maclaren was one of two German-based Caltex Socceroos to find the net in pre-season friendlies in Europe overnight.
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Former Brisbane Roar striker Jamie Maclaren was one of two German-based Caltex Socceroos to find the net in pre-season friendlies in Europe overnight.

Maclaren, who shared the Hyundai A-League golden boot with Melbourne Victory's Besart Berisha last season, was on target for his new 2.Bundesliga side Darmstadt 98.

Darmstadt were involved in two matches over a busy weekend, defeating SV Wallern 4-3, while also accounting for Turkish club Rizespor 2-1.

Meanwhile, fellow Caltex Socceroo and former Adelaide United winger Mathew Leckie scored his first goal for new club Hertha Berlin in a 2-0 win over FC Carl Zeiss Jena.

It took just 30 minutes for Leckie to open his account for the Bundesliga outfit, rounding off a move which involved some good play from Julius Kade and Maurice Covic.

This article was originally published at: http://www.footballaustralia.com.au/article/caltex-socceroos-duo-score-in-european-friendlies/s2yusd5r0eh81mxaxszhxyvkv.