Cahill Strike Equals Record
How Everton players fared for their countries on Wednesday.
Tim Cahill tuned up for the Premier League season with a goal for Australia on Wednesday night.
In doing so, he equalled Dixie Dean's record for most international goals while at Everton - notching his 18th strike.
The Everton midfielder scored just before half-time with a well executed volley to set the Socceroos on their way to a 2-1 victory over Wales in a friendly in Cardiff.
Cahill was withdrawn after 70 minutes and now turns his attention to Everton's Premier League campaign.
He Tweeted: "It's an honour to even be mentioned in the same sentence as Dixie Dean. Proud to have that record."
Elsewhere in Europe Marouane Fellaini got some more much-needed match time under his belt with a 45-minute run-out for Belgium in their 0-0 draw with Slovenia.
And there was good news for understudy keeper Jan Mucha as he helped Slovakia to an encouraging 2-1 win over Austria.
Another Everton custodian, Tim Howard, played 90 minutes as the USA drew 1-1 with Mexico in Philadelphia.
Earlier, Diniyar Bilyaletdinov's Russia beat Serbia 1-0 with the Everton man playing for an hour.
Also on Wednesday, teenage striker Apostolos Vellios was in action for Greece Under-21s as they lost out 3-2 to Belarus.
And midfielder James Wallace played 70 minutes as a substitute as England Under-20s lost 1-0 to Nigeria in the last 16.