Wellington Phoenix have stunned Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium, coming from a goal down to record a well-deserved 2-1 win.
The Reds took the lead just before the hour courtesy of a sublime volley from Nikola Mileusnic, before two goals in four minutes from the visitors helped them to a first win in Adelaide since 2011.
Wellington put Adelaide on notice as early as the first minute when a looping Jaushua Sotirio found Reno Piscopo, but his header was palmed clear by Paul Izzo. Adelaide's first...
Captain Steven Taylor pulled off heroic touches at both ends of the park as Wellington Phoenix bagged their first win of the A-League season, 2-1 over Brisbane Roar.
Coming off their worst start to any campaign, with a solitary draw through five games, relief was delivered to new coach Ufuk Talay in Wellington on Saturday through goals in each half to classy offshore signings Taylor and Ulises Davila.
Their sharp finishes decided an even, bruising contest, with Brisbane slipping back to the inaccurate...
Melbourne Victory's stuttering start to the A-League season has continued, with Marco Kurz's side scrapping out a 1-1 draw with Wellington Phoenix in front of 15,014 fans at AAMI Park.
Ulises Davila's penalty handed Wellington the lead in the fifth minute before Ola Toivonen earned a point with a sublime goal in the 66th minute.
Marco Kurz recalled Jakob Poulsen, with Kristijan Dobras moving to the bench.
Meanwhile Phoenix recruit Gary Hooper (quad) was unavailable, with Jaushua Sotirio starting.
Melbourne City have overcome an early scare from Wellington Phoenix to snare a 3-2 victory at AAMI Park and catapult to the top of the A-League table.
Despite missing Jamie Maclaren through injury, City found enough firepower to overcome an early goal deficit and take all three points in front of 6,440 fans, jumping ahead of Western Sydney Wanderers only on goals for.
Wellington took the lead in the 24th minute when Gary Hooper capitalised on a City defensive lapse in concentration.