A-League Men What’s your team’s story: Round 16 (Season 2022/23)

Adelaide United: Lucky break

Adelaide United won a game that should’ve lost, as Nestory Irankunda of Adelaide United conceded a foul that should’ve been a second yellow card in the 66th minute. The score was 2-nil in favour of Western United at that point in the game. He provided the assist for the goal that got Adelaide United back into the game and eventually won 3-2.

Brisbane Roar: Two weeks in a row they don’t get the rub of the green

Brisbane Roar were unfortunate to concede a penalty when the score was 1-all

Central Coast Mariners: Character, grit and a bit of luck!

Central Coast Mariners were forced to have a tough preparation. Despite that, they beat the Brisbane Roar thanks partly to a controversial penalty.

Macarthur FC: Kurto saves the day, as they make their opposition pay

Macarthur FC conceded two penalties within the space of three minutes, when the score was 1-all. Miraculously, their goalkeeper, Filip Kurto saved both penalties and they won 2-1!

Melbourne City: They won the game, despite not being at their best

Melbourne City were too good in the final third as they scored four goals.

Melbourne Victory: Disjointed and they should be disappointed

Melbourne Victory aren’t clicking; they’re in a precarious position; they sit at the bottom of the table.

Newcastle Jets: A character building win

Newcastle Jets lost arguably their best player Reno Piscopo in the warm up due to an injury sustained. That didn’t stop them from winning the game.

Perth Glory: Didn’t give up

Perth Glory made the score 2-2 in the 71st minute, despite being down to 10-men. In the end they lost to Melbourne City 4-2. Despite that their endeavour was great.

Sydney FC: Third win in a row

Sydney FC did what they had to do as they claimed a narrow 1-nil win in the Sydney Derby.

Wellington Phoenix: Lost, despite scoring first

Wellington Phoenix once again lost points, even though they scored the first goal of the game!

Western Sydney Wanderers: Despite not being poor, they couldn’t score

Western Sydney Wanderers performed well apart from where it matters. They weren’t clinical in the final third.

Western United: A mixture of bad luck and poor tactics

Western United were unfortunate that an opposition player didn’t receive a second yellow card. At that point in time they were leading 2-nil, but they went on to lose 3-2. They made their substitutions too late in the game, with three changes made in the 89th minute!

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