Sydney FC regularly exposed the gaps between Newcastle’s midfield and defence to dominate proceedings in a narrow 1-0 win
Paradoxically, the Western Sydney Wanderers have done very poorly in the A-League this season because they did so well in the Asian Champions League.
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In the A-League, a back three is traditionally a temporary or experimental tactical shape. Is it here to stay for the Newcastle Jets?
The pressing from either side dictated the tactical battle as City’s sprung a surprise win in the Melbourne derby
Henrique’s lone goal was the difference as Josep Gombau’s constant formation changes dictated the tactical battle.
Henrique’s early penalty was enough for Brisbane to secure a first win under new boss Frans Thijssen.