ROUND 7:
Queensland Roar 2 Wellington Phoenix 1
Sydney FC 0 Melbourne Victory 1
Central Coast Mariners 1 Newcastle Jets 1
Perth Glory 0 Adelaide United 0

ROUND 8:
Friday 12th October
Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory (8.00)
Perth Glory v Sydney FC (10.00)
Sunday 14th October
Newcastle Jets v Wellington Phoenix(3.00)
Central Cst M'ners v Queenslnd Roar(5.00)
Queensland Roar got off to a flying start in their match against
Wellington Phoenix when debutant Michael Zullo's long-range strike hit
the top post and rebounded into the Phoenix net after just 4 minutes.
Although Zullo was to pick up a yellow card later in the match, he was
prominent throughout the game for a debut to remember.
After the break, a cross from Zullo set up teenager Robbie Kruse to put
the home side 2-0 up. For the Roar, and coach Frank Farina, their youth
policy is starting to pay dividends; as the Queensland side put
themselves within striking distance of the top 4. Although the Phoenix
got one goal back late in injury time, they were never in contention.
Queensland Roar 2 (M Zullo 4, R Kruse 46) Wellington Phoenix 1 (S
Smeltz 90).
Yellow Cards : Roar - Marcinho 26, M Zello 62, Reinaldo 90. Phoenix
-
K Dodd 88.
Referee - C Zetter. Crowd - 12,458 at Suncorp Stadium.

The Sydney FC v Melbourne Victory match will be remembered for all
the wrong reasons. Sydney FC's Steven Corica found himself red-carded
before half-time, a decision that infuriated Sydney coach Branco Culina
and the Sydney crowd who threw bottles at referee Mark Shield after
the match. It was another sorry episode of crowd trouble, something
which Sydney v Melbourne games are developing a reputation for.
Victory fans were also in the headlines for lighting flares and ripping out
seats in the ground. It was an ugly sight which the FFA will need to
stamp out to ensure the reputation of the A-League remains intact.
On the field, a late winner to Danny Allsopp gave the reigning
champions the points, propelling the Victory to second on the ladder.
Sydney FC 0 Melbourne Victory 1 (D Allsopp 82)
Yellow Cards : Sydney - R Zadkovich 9, Juninho 64, A Brosque 76, M
Rudan 90.
Victory - K Muscat 13, G Brebner 36, J Keenan 41, A
Thompson 90).
Red Cards : Sydney - S Corica 25.
Referee - M Shield. Crowd - 18,436 at Sydney Football Stadium.

A strike from Tom Pondeljak just after the hour appeared to give top
side Central Coast another 3 points in the F3 derby against Newcastle.
The Jets looked rattled, accumulating yellow cards while Joel Griffiths
was lucky not to be sent off after a physical clash with a linesman.
But, against the run of play, Newcastle got an equaliser when Mark
Bridge's mongrel punt weaved its way around the defensive feet to
pass an unsighted Danny Vukovic. The point salvaged by the Jets keeps
them in third place, while the Mariners lead on top is cut to just 3
points.
Central Coast Mariners 1 (T Pondeljak 62) Newcastle Jets 1 (M
Bridge 82).
Yellow Cards : Mariners - A Clark 82. Jets - J Griffiths 4, M Thompson
39, M Bridge 68, A D'Apuzzo 77m, S Laybutt 80, P Kohler 90).
Referee - M Breeze. Crowd - 12,622 at Bluetongue Stadium.
 
Play
Won
Draw
Lost
For
Agnst
Pts
G.D.
Strk
Central Coast Mariners
7
4
2
1
8
3
14
+5
D1
Melbourne Victory
7
2
5
0
8
5
11
+3
W1
Newcastle Jets
7
2
4
1
6
5
10
+1
D1
Adelaide United
7
1
5
1
9
9
8
0
D1
Wellington Phoenix
7
2
2
3
11
12
8
-1
L1
Sydney FC
7
2
2
3
5
6
8
-1
L1
Queensland Roar
7
2
2
3
7
9
8
-2
W1
Perth Glory
7
0
4
3
2
7
4
-5
D1
Perth Glory played their fourth scoreless draw of the season when they remained deadlocked against
Adelaide United in a lacklustre game in front of a small crowd at Members Equity Stadium. The
pressure continues to build on Glory coach Ron Smith as the Glory find themselves 4 points clear on
the bottom of the ladder; but Adelaide were also in dismal form, creating few chances and showing
nothing to inspire coach Aurelio Vidmar with hope.
Perth Glory 0 Adelaide United 0
Yellow Cards : Adelaide -
I Erdogan 86.
Referee - P Green. Crowd - 6,252 at Members Equity Stadium
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