Stunning goals from Ritchie De Laet and Bruno Fornaroli returned Melbourne City to winning ways in the A-League with a 2-0 victory over Wellington Phoenix.
De Laet's strike from 25-metres put City ahead in the opening minutes before Fornaroli made the points safe after halftime at AAMI Park on Friday night.
City swept aside both Mark Rudan's ordinary outfit and the memory of last week's thrashing by Sydney FC with a confident display, with their talisman Fornaroli back in form after scoring his first...
An Adam Le Fondre brace propelled Sydney FC to an emphatic 3-0 win over Melbourne City at AAMI Park.
Le Fondre continued the outstanding start to his A-League career, taking his tally to four goals from his first three appearances for his new club.
Paulo Retre, who scored just once in five seasons with City, returned to haunt his old side with the first goal of Friday night's free-flowing contest in the 16th minute.
He then set up Le Fondre's first goal in a strong showing from Steve Corica's men...
Rhali Dobson urges Melbourne City to focus vs. Sydney FC: 'In the W-League you can't have a slow start'
There's no panic in the Melbourne City camp after their season-opening loss but the reigning W-League champions are desperate to get their title defence moving against Sydney FC.
A depleted City side started their bid for a record fourth W-League title in a row with a 2-0 away loss to Canberra United last week.
City are sweating on the availability of Australian representatives Tameka Butt, Elise Kellond-Knight, Kyah Simon and captain Steph Catley, who didn't play against Canberra through injury...