Edwards, 23, produced a beautiful curling effort from the edge of the box to help Partick Thistle to a 3-0 win over St. Johnstone in the Scottish League Cup.
Another former Perth Glory player, Nikita Rukavytsya, had his scoring boots on; netting twice in Maccabi Haifa's 4-1 win over rivals Hapoel Haifa in the Toto Cup in Israel.
Elsewhere, Awer Mabil made his league debut for Portuguese Primeira Liga side Pacos de Ferreira, coming on in the 62nd minute in a 1-0 loss.
Tom Rogic played 90 minutes for Celtic in their 5-0 League Cup win over Kilmarnock and continued to impress the locals.
Former Socceroo, Harry Kewell, is still without a win at League Two side Crawley Town after they were knocked out of the EFL Cup by Championship side Birmingham side after a 5-1 defeat.
19 year-old Aiden O'Neill played a full match for Fleetwood Town as they went down in the EFLCup to Carlisle United.
Massimo Luongo and Bailey Wright were both left on the bench as their respective teams, Queens Park Rangers and Bristol City, progressed with relative ease in the League Cup.
Ryan Williams started for Rotherham United but was substituted in the 63rd minute, as his side progressed to the next round of the League Cup after a 2-1 win over Lincoln City.