Peanut Gallery: Best of Social Media from A-League Round 11

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Another weekend of Aussie football is done and dusted, and after some brilliant matches and a couple of strange results, it’s time for a social media roundup.

The biggest game of the weekend was always shaping up to be the Melbourne Derby and on a scorching Saturday in Melbourne both teams duly delivered. Goals from Stefan Mauk and Paulo Retre put City firmly in control after half an hour, before Besart Berisha struck on the cusp of half-time to bring Victory back in.

City fans everywhere rejoiced (peacefully of course) although some may have been getting a little ahead of themselves…

Much of social media’s major attention throughout focused on one complete degenerate who insisted on lighting a flare, on a day of TOTAL FIRE BAN. According to users though, he was immediately singled out by officials and ejected from AAMI Park, although suggestions on where to go from there differed.

While pundits struggled to come to terms with their new-found feelings.

One Brisbane fan was initially grateful for the relegation of Dimitri Petratos to the bench, however he was quick to change his tack once the 23-year old curled home the eventual winner for Roar. Everyone loves an edit button on social media…

The general story of the game though was the continued downturn in form for the Mariners, and their struggles in getting results out of matches in which they arguably have the better opportunities for the 90 minutes.

Perth fans at the end of a tough run of games were in high spirits with the results of said matches, having done very well against Sydney, Melbourne Victory and Wanderers.

Wanderers fans were not overly impressed by Andre Redmayne’s concession of a penalty, and simple comments indicated it well.

Some on social media refused to believe officially released crowd figures, instead citing their own tried & tested sysem…

 

Another huge week of football greets us over the festive season, see you on social!

Western Sydney vs Newcastle: #WSWvNEW

Adelaide vs Wellington: #ADLvWEL (Bonus: #SaveTheNix)

Sydney vs Central Coast: #SYDvCCM

Melbourne Victory vs Perth: #MVCvPER

Brisbane vs Melbourne City: #BRIvMCY

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David Jordan
David Jordan
Former Media Manager of Canberra United and Central Coast Mariners. Get in touch at @DavidJordan33.

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