Percy Tau's Bafana Bafana responsibilities appear to be affecting his Club Brugge career while promising forwards Kurt Abrahams and Luther Singh continued their red-hot form.
The 22-year-old has already equalled his goal tally of the 2018/19 season with his eighth goal of the Proximus League season in just 18 games.
However, his strike wasn't enough to help Westerlo overcome Virton in a 1-1 draw away from home.
Baccus played the full 90 minutes for Western Sydney Wanderers as they lost 2-0 to Newcastle Jets in the Hyundai A-League - which sees them drop down to fourth place in the 11-team division.
Fresh after helping South Africa U23's qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, the on-loan AS Monaco striker was introduced in the second-half for struggling Cercle Brugge in their 2-1 defeat to title-chasing Standard Liege.
The Livingston midfield ace featured the full 90 minutes in their Scottish Premier League 0-0 draw with Hamilton.
Jordan came on at the break in their 3-0 defeat to top-flight side AB Aalborg in the Danish Cup, which marked the end of the first half of the season in Denmark - before the winter break.
Mayambela's side remains on course for promotion to the Portuguese top-flight after a 1-0 win over GD Chaves, the former Cape Town All Stars playmaker impressed once again before being substituted in the final ten minutes of the encounter.
Farense are now five points clear of second-placed Nacional in the Liga Pro after 12 rounds of fixtures, having won 10 games and losing only two.
After starring from Brentford over the past month, Mokotjo lasted just an hour in their 1-0 mid-week defeat to Blackburn Rovers.
He was an unused substitute in their 7-0 thumping of Luton over the weekend, which now puts the seventh-places Bees just one point off the final promotion play-off spot.
Mothiba's recent form appears to have solidified his place in the starting XI for Strasbourg once again.
The burly striker produced a tireless display up front but was unable to help his side avoid a 2-1 defeat against French giants Lyon.
Patosi came on after 86 minutes for UEA Pro League side Baniyas as they lose 3-0 away from home to Fujairah.
Handed the captains armband for Guingamp this weekend as they drew 1-1 with Caen, leaving his side 10th and 12 points behind league leaders Lorient.
The Bafana midfielder appeared to have suffered an injury on Saturday and lasted just 37 minutes of Al Jazira's 2-1 loss to Kalba.
Another assist for Singh who looks in supreme confidence of late, Moreirense's 3-2 win moves them in 11th place in the 18-team LigaNos.
A trend of Tau moving to the bench upon returning from international duty appears to be continuing, with the CAF African Player of the Year nominee an unused substitute for two consecutive games at Club Brugge.
Despite Tau's absence, the Belgian giants continued their impressive run with a 1-0 win over Excelsior Mouscron.
Tau's side now enjoys a six-point lead over Standard Liege at the summit, having played a game less than their nearest rivals.
The Sparta Rotterdam skipper's goal-drought continued as he started against Willem II in their 4-0 defeat, leaving him on five goals in 16 games, although only four were starts.
Back in the Amiens line-up, Zungu looked back to his fluent best but his side suffered a 4-2 defeat at the hands of Montpellier.