Round Fifteen Review (Hyundai A-League)
There was a feast of football. It was a pity that the football being played in Round Fifteen wasn’t of an adequate standard. It was intriguing at times, with the Sky Blues, Jets and Reds playing some exciting football for the neutral and there was at least two goals scored in every game.
Roar v Sky Blues Review
It’s a case of who will stop the Sky Blues. They started well early, scoring a goal in the eighteenth minute; the goal was constructed by Mierzejewski who played an exquisite pass to Ninkovic, who threaded the needle with a pinpoint pass to Bobo, who finished off the move. Later in the First Half Redmayne made a brilliant save, with the shot from Maccarone goal bound. Shortly after Half Time Mierzejewski scored a sublime goal, with O’Neill credited with the assist. Substitute Carney rubbed sat into the wounds of the Roar with an elementary goal in the eighty-sixth minute. The margin should have been more than three goals; despite having a bad run with injuries the result was a disappointing one for the Roar.
Jets v Mariners Review
Petratos had a shot well saved by Petratos. From the Mariners perspective, it was the same old story; no end product. Vujica was lively for the Jets, so was Champness. The First Half was a fantastic spectacle for the neutral. The Mariners went down to ten men when Josh Rose got sent off in the seventy-second minute. That gave the Jets the ascendancy. For the Mariners Golec was playing a blinder. Eventually the Jets broke the dead lock through Dimitri Petratos Ugarkovic with the assist. Moss made some crucial saves to keep the Jets ahead. The Jets made it a two-nil victory, thanks to a goal from new import Rodriguez.
Glory v City Review
It went from bad to worse for the Glory. Mccormack scored a brace thanks to a sublime free kick and a penalty kick. The rest of the game there were no goals. There were no more goals for either team. The possession for either team was relatively even, while both teams had only three shots on target each.
Phoenix v Victory Review
Williams got sent off early due to the foul being referred to the Var, with an upgrade being made from a yellow to a red card. Ridenton took a good shot that hit the post. The Phoenix made an attacking move, bringing on Burns for Rossi. Barbarouses scored on his third opportunity after missing a couple of chances. The Phoenix had no end product, not taking advantage of their man advantage. Doyle took an audacious shot from a far distance that was brilliantly saved by Thomas. Following that Burns took a shot that Thomas fumbled and Krishna scored into the open net to equalize. The Phoenix went ahead thanks to Burns playing a pinpoint cross that was put in the back of the net for Milligan and thus was recorded as an own goal. The Phoenix won the game two-one.
Wanderers v Reds Review
Llorente prevented an opportunity for Kitto. Diawara missed a golden chance. Elsey made a miraculous goal line clearance, Lustica with the shot. Bridge had a good shot brilliantly saved by Margush. Janjetovic also made an outstanding save off a shot from Diawara. Late on in the First Half Bridge butchered a chance. Shortly after the break Kearyn Baccus passed the ball to Boneevacia who passed a pinpoint cross to Clisby, who scored his first ever A-League goal. Substitute Stamatelopoulos scored the equalizer, Strain credited with the assist. That was how the game finished; one-all.