Since the A-League’s inception in 2005, the competition has produced some stunning comebacks, but which three games in particular stand out above the rest?

The three fight-backs listed will not only resonate with all A-League lovers, but it will surely spark some heated debates.

Nevertheless, let’s get the ball rolling.

3. Central Coast Mariners vs. Perth Glory 3-3 – 2016/17 

Mariners fans will love this one.

The Central Coast Mariners travelled to the West side of the country in then managers Paul Okon’s first game at the dugout to start the new season.

His side went down after just four minutes of play as Adam Taggart headed the Glory in front.

To make matters worse, the Glory went on to score two more times to make it 3-0 after 35 minutes of play and the Mariners looking all over the shop.

But Okon’s men put a terrible first half showing behind them to produce a fantastic comeback.

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Roy O’Donovan grabbed a goal back for the away outfit in the 57th minute, before going on to produce two strikes in the final 10 minutes to snatch a point from what looked like absolutely nowhere.

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2. Brisbane Roar vs. Central Coast Mariners 2-2 (4-2) – 2011 Grand Final 

Sorry Mariners, we know this one still hurts.

The Mariners travelled to Queensland to take down a Brisbane Roar side that are regarded today as one of the best teams to grace the league.

It seemed the Mariners would complete their fairytale story to claim a maiden A-League title after Adam Kwasnik and Oliver Bozanic put their team up 2-0 in the first period of extra time.

However, the Roar had other ideas in front of their home faithful. After Henrique brought a goal back, Suncorp Stadium would erupt into a frenzy when Erik Paartalu nodded home the equaliser to make it 2-2 with just over 30 seconds remaining.

Momentum was definitely with the Roar as they prevailed in an intense penalty shootout in what is not only one of the best comebacks in history, but one of the best encounters ever.

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1. Western Sydney Wanderers vs. Brisbane Roar 5-4 (A.E.T) – 2015/16 Semi-Final 

Like we did with the Mariners, the Roar will not receive all the love in this story.

The 2016 finals series produced the greatest comeback in history at the home of the Western Sydney Wanderers.

In the blink of an eye, it seemed a disastrous evening for those in red and black as the Roar raced out to a 3-0 lead in the first 23 minutes of the game.

The Wanderers managed to regroup and bring the score back to 3-2 at the half time interval.

Romeo Castelen cast his name all over the fixture with a sensational hat trick as the Wanderers managed to take the lead 4-3 with just under an hour being played.

Drama did not end there as Brisbane forward Jamie Maclaren made it 4-4 in the 81st minute and send the match into extra time.

Substitute Dario Vidošić would pop up inside the six yard area to have the final say and secure a sensational victory.

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