Brisbane Roar are on the verge of the first league honours of the Hyundai A-League season thanks to another impressive performance.
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There was a barrage of goals, a record breaking 27 in fact, over the latest weekend of A-League games, but the excitement of all that was completely overshadowed by the actions of one player.
A stunning goal by Alex Terra ensured a valuable point for Melbourne Heart against Perth Glory in the Hyundai A-League, while two-time top goalscorer Shane Smeltz returned to Australia in typically clinical fashion.
Brisbane Roar continue to light up the Hyundai A-League and are now way ahead of the chasing pack, while Perth Glory’s latest defeat has them rooted to the foot of the table.
It’s been a disappointing week or so for Australian football following the failed bid to host the 2022 World Cup, and problems are also mounting domestically.
Round 18 of the Hyundai A-League saw big wins for Gold Coast United and the Central Coast Mariners, while there was goal fest at AAMI Park in Melbourne.
It’s as you were at the top of the Hyundai A-League as both Adelaide United and Brisbane Roar recorded important victories at the weekend.
Once labelled the ‘Fox in the Box’, Francis Jeffers enjoyed a great start to the latest chapter in a rollercoaster career when he stepped out in Newcastle Jets colours for the first time.
The top two continue to have daylight between themselves and the chasing pack despite Brisbane Roar comprehensively defeating Adelaide United in their first clash of the season.
There’s a changing of the guard at the top of the Hyundai A-League as a long standing unbeaten home record comes to an abrupt end.