John Aloisi’s second win was a thrashing of the defending champions.
Despite a late comeback from the Phoenix Melbourne Victory held out for a second straight win.
A flurry of second half goals secured an incredible margin of victory for the Mariners.
Last night’s game between the Western Sydney Wanderers and the Melbourne Heart was a scrappy, stop-start affair eventually settled by Patrick Gerhardt’s unfortunate own goal.
Moving Mark Milligan into midfield and playing Marcos Flores as the false nine have been the two biggest tactical talking points of Ange Postecoglou’s tenure at Melbourne Victory so far.
The Western Sydney Wanderers defeated the reigning champions away from home to record a historic victory.
Emile Heskey scored a double to ensure Newcastle’s third win of the season.
Earlier this week I discussed Tom Rogic’s start to the season using Once Football data, where I suggested that his troubles could be linked to the new 4-2-3-1 formation that Graham Arnold has used this season.
Four rounds in, the A-League is as tactically diverse and exciting as ever before. Herea re ten talking points.