The Dugout: Third Edition

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Digging up all the action from the Hyundai A-League in the week that was.

Dugout

These two teams are a bit of alright

  1. Melbourne Victory: With an impressive win over Sydney FC on Saturday, Victory took back their first place spot and proved they are still a championship team.
  1. Western Sydney Wanderers: Following up their winning streak, Wanderers stole the show with a massive 3-0 victory over Melbourne City in Melbourne.

Playa’ can play

Milos Trifunovic is finally getting some balls in the back of the net and settling himself as a goal scorer to be feared. If only he could learn to keep his shirt on after a goal.

Snakes and ladders

Victory had climbed the ladder to the top with Brisbane currently sitting first having played their Round Seven fixture. Sydney have slithered down to third. Western Sydney clawed their way up to fourth place this week while the Jets are steadily descending, sitting at fifth. Wellington, Melbourne and Central Coast are still toughing it out in the middle and Perth and Adelaide are making themselves comfortable at the bottom of the board.

Get this fact into you

Central Coast are topping the league in discipline with 18 yellow and two red cards, while Brisbane are sitting at a measly seven yellows.

Where it’s at

Brisbane Roar vs Melbourne City was this round’s game to watch. While Melbourne City got dominated by Western Sydney last round, they put up a fight against Brisbane. While Brisbane had the edge at home, a 1-1 draw was a fair result for both sides.

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We hope you kept your eyes on Brandon Borrello this week. At only 20-years-old Borello is taking the league by storm with four goals from seven games and there’s certainly more to come.

Great expectations for the weekend:

Western Sydney Wanderers FC v Wellington Phoenix: With both teams sitting on ten points, this should be a reasonably even match-up. Will Wanderers be able to maintain their winning streak against the boys from across the ditch?

Perth Glory v Sydney FC: Sydney FC will be looking to redeem themselves after being knocked off their pedestal by Melbourne Victory. Sydney have been dangerous all season and Saturday’s clash against ninth placed Glory should be a walk in the park for them.

Adelaide United v Newcastle Jets: The Jets will need to find their form again to win in Adelaide on Sunday. Unless Adelaide steps up their game enormously and decides they’ve had enough of sitting at the bottom, Jets will take the three.

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