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Crazy 16 Goals Scored In Week 27 Final 2 Games News 

Crazy 16 Goals Scored In Week 27 Final 2 Games

The remaining two games of Week 27 were played out on Sunday between Brisbane Roar, Wellington Phoenix, Perth Glory and Melbourne City with an incredible 16 goals scored between them. During the first match, Brisbane Roar came back from a two-goal halftime deficit to score three times in a 16-minute spell at the Suncorp Stadium. Roy Krishna put the visitors ahead after 6 minutes of play, but Brett Holman equalised 15 minutes later hammering the ball past Lewis Italiano. Two goals in three minutes from Guilherme Finkler and McGlinchey gave…

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Besart Scores 100th Goal To Give Victory 1-0 Win Over Mariners News 

Besart Scores 100th Goal To Give Victory 1-0 Win Over Mariners

Round 27 of the Hyundai A-League kicked off on Friday with a match between Melbourne Victory and Central Coast Mariners that ended 1-0 to the homeside at AAMI Park. Despite Victory enjoying the majority of possession the game looked to end goalless which would have left them in the danger zone, but with 10 minutes left on the clock, Berisha Besart stepped up to score the crucial goal. After initially missing with a swing from a James Troisi cross, the striker put away Jai Ingham’s cross from directly in front…

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Wellington Phoenix & Brisbane Roar Win Their Sunday Games With Style News 

Wellington Phoenix & Brisbane Roar Win Their Sunday Games With Style

Wellington Phoenix inflicted a second successive 3-0 defeat of second placed Melbourne Victory on Sunday night at AAMI Park. Roly Bonevacia scored a brace and Shane Smeltz scored a late goal in what was arguably their most impressive display of the season. On the other hand Victory with second spot on the Hyundai A-League ladder guaranteed, had most of the possession but failed to translate that into genuine chances to score. Dutch born Bonevacia opened the scoring in the 9th minute after his shot from well out the box finds…

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Wanderers All But Confirm Finals Berth After 3-0 Win Over Jets News 

Wanderers All But Confirm Finals Berth After 3-0 Win Over Jets

Western Sydney Wanderers all but confirmed their finals berth with a 3-0 victory over Newcastle Jets at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday. Defender Robbie Cornthwaite scored a brace with two towering headers, while Jaushua Sotirio scored in between, to give their side their third consecutive A-League win and see them jump to fifth on the ladder. The deadlock was broken in the 40th minute after Cornthwaite scored his first goal since the return to the Hyundai A-League, netting a clinical header from a Nico Martinez cross. The lead was doubled…

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Adelaide and Glory Shares Spoils Of 1-1 Draw News 

Adelaide and Glory Shares Spoils Of 1-1 Draw

Adelaide United and Perth Glory shared the spoils of a controversial 1-1 draw at Coopers Stadium on Friday, just a week before the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR). Dylan McGowan opened the scoring for Adelaide in the 23rd minute after a header from Taylor Regan rebounded off the far post and was bundled over the line for McGowan to header in from close range. Then during stoppage time at the end of the first half, McGowan who is renowned for diving tackles, brought down Diego Castro in the box….

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Sydney Coach Graham Arnold Says Sydney Not Done Yet News 

Sydney Coach Graham Arnold Says Sydney Not Done Yet

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold applauded his side’s “wonderful achievement” to win the A-League premiership, after they strolled to an easy 3-0 victory over Perth Glory on Sunday evening in Western Australia. But even now on the verge of becoming one of the A-league’s most successful coaches, he claims he’s not satisfied yet. “We’ve now made history with 59 points in a 10-team competition,” he told reporters at nib Stadium. “Wanderers were 57 [points in 2012-13], we’re now 59. “We’ve got three games to go. Brisbane Roar in an 11-team…

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Phoenix Left With Slim Playoffs Chance After 5-0 Jets Victory News 

Phoenix Left With Slim Playoffs Chance After 5-0 Jets Victory

The Wellington Phoenix’s emphatic 5-0 victory over Newcastle Jets at the Westpac Stadium on Sunday, may have given the side the slimmest of chances to make the Hyundai A-league playoffs. Sitting 5 points below sixth placed Western Sydney Wanderers, the Phoenix need to move up one spot to make the knockout stages, whilst Newcastle Jets remain in eighth place with 22 points. Kosta Barbarouses opened the scoring in the 24th minute, after finding space down the right flank, he drove towards goal before firing a powerful strike into the bottom…

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Adelaide Move From Bottom Of Ladder After 3-2 Victory News 

Adelaide Move From Bottom Of Ladder After 3-2 Victory

Adelaide have finally climbed off the bottom of the Hyundai A-League ladder for the first time since January, after their 3-2 victory over Central Coast Mariners on Saturday in Gosford. Senegalese striker Baba Diawara bagged a second half brace, while Dylan Mcgowan also got his name on the score sheet to ensure Adelaide leapfrogged the Mariners into 9th place with 21 points from 24 matches. The home side went ahead just before the break after Kwabena Appiah-Kubi got the ball of Storm Roux’s cross and puts it into the net…

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Santalab Scores Hat-trick In Wanderers 3-1 Victory Over Melbourne City News 

Santalab Scores Hat-trick In Wanderers 3-1 Victory Over Melbourne City

Round 24 of the Hyundai A-League kicked off on Friday with Brendon Santalab scoring a hat-trick to help Western Sydney Wanderers to a 3-1 victory over Melbourne City at Spotless Stadium. The veteran striker has become the first player to score 14 goals for the club in any one season, with his first ever hat-trick a week after scoring a brace against Wellington Phoenix, the previous record of 11 he shared with Mark Bridge. The seaon started with an endless run of low-scoring draws and losses for the Wanderers, but…

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Popovic Urges Wanderers To Stay Focussed After 3-1 Victory Over Phoenix News 

Popovic Urges Wanderers To Stay Focussed After 3-1 Victory Over Phoenix

Tony Popovic has urged Western Sydney Wanderers to stay focussed on the race to make the A-League top six this season, after their impressive 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix at Spotless Stadium on Sunday night. The home side took a deserved lead inside 10 minutes after Scott Neville won a loose ball inside the Phoenix area, with the ricochet finding Nico Martinez who with his right boot expertly slotted the ball into the bottom corner from just inside the box. Brendan Santalab scored the first of a brace to double…

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