Borrello scores winner in turnaround match by Roar

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After a questionable start to the 2016 season Brisbane Roar are back on the straight and narrow following a 2-1 victory over Perth Glory last night.

Former Glory striker Jamie Maclaren played a tremendous game, finding the net early in the first half and opening his 2016/17 account against his old club.

After only a few minutes of Borrello taking the field for Brett Holman in the second half, man of the match Maclaren set super-sub Borrello up with a clear shot, meeting the back of the net and bringing Roar back to a 2-1 lead over Perth.

While the performance was standout in comparison to Brisbane’s three previous games of the season, Head coach John Aloisi said the team performed well but he wasn’t happy with their efforts entering into the second half.

“We know that having a good squad you can try and run out the game and try and win within the last 30 minutes,” Aloisi said.

“All in all the first half was very good but I wasn’t happy with the complacency for the start of the second half, we allowed them back in the game and they deserved to equalise.”

“I’m disappointed in that, but after when we did make that change that gave us a lift again, we ran out the game well.”

Brisbane Roar began the second half a bit sluggish, allowing Glory to dominate possession and Nebojsa Marinkovic score an equalising point.

Aside from the one downfall, overall Aloisi was confident in the talent of his team and their goal scoring ability and would be placing more focus on making opportunities.

“We just want to create chances which we did tonight… we’ve got players that we know can score and Brandon showed us that,” he said.

“Keep on doing the right things…and the goals will come, Maccas a goalscorer and it was a great ball in by Corey as well.”

Brisbane Roar are next due to take on Melbourne City at Suncorp Stadium this Friday night, which will prove one of their biggest contests yet.

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