Hyundai A-League results, video and reaction: Round 18


It was Play Football Round in the Hyundai A-League – and the game we love so much didn’t disappoint with goals and drama across the weekend. Here’s a recap of what happened.

Brisbane Roar 0-0 Sydney FC

Both goalkeepers Theo and Vukovic put on a clinic at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night as neither side was able to find the back of the net in what was a highly entertaining affair. Sydney FC’s undefeated season continues.

VIDEO: Roar v Sydney FC

Theo, Oar star but Sydney FC remain unbeaten

Arnie happy after ‘exciting 0-0’ draw with Roar

Aloisi ecstatic with Roar’s ‘great’ display

Brisbane Roar and Sydney FC were forced to share the spoils in an entertaining affair at Suncorp Stadium.

Wellington Phoenix 1-3 Western Sydney Wanderers

Phoenix took hosting rights to New Plymouth but it was the Wanderers that looked more at home at Yarrow Stadium with a Brendon Santalab double helping the visitors climb back into the top six.

VIDEO: Phoenix v Wanderers highlights

Santalab brace fires Wanderers past 10-man Phoenix

Popa lauds Wanderers’ ‘special’ Santalab

Phoenix boss upbeat despite loss to Wanderers

Wanderers players celebrate a goal in their 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix.

Melbourne Victory 2-1 Melbourne City

Victory came from behind to beat their cross-town rivals at Etihad Stadium in a typical derby. Two late goals brought City undone and there was plenty of controversy to boot.

VIDEO: Victory v City highlights

Victory stun City in dramatic Melbourne Derby

Victory star Berisha: ‘I stayed strong’

Franjic bemoans City’s late fadeout in Derby loss

Victory striker Besart Berisha celebrates his side's second goal in their 2-1 win over Melbourne City.

Perth Glory 3-2 Newcastle Jets

Glory consolidated their place inside the top six after seeing off a plucky Jets outfit at nib Stadium. A Diego Castro brace and Adam Taggart’s eighth of the season were enough to secure all three points.

VIDEO: Glory v Jets highlights

Glory edge Jets in five-goal thriller

Jones: Defensive errors cost us against Glory

Griffiths: Glory eyeing top four after win over Jets

Glory players celebrate Adam Taggart's goal in their 3-2 win over Newcastle Jets.

Central Coast Mariners 2-1 Adelaide United

The Mariners kept alive their finals hopes with a deserved 2-1 win over the Reds in Canberra. A sublime Fabio Ferreira strike and a first-ever A-League goal to Kwabena Appiah seeing Paul Okon’s team home.

VIDEO: Mariners v Adelaide highlights

Mariners too strong for Adelaide in Canberra

Izzo: Mariners pushing for late finals charge

Central Coast Mariners players celebrate Kwabena Appiah's goal in their win over Adelaide United.