As it were in the reverse fixture, a 1-0 win for the Wanderers over the defending champions.
Two goals were enough for Sydney to secure a rare win.
Last Friday night, Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory threw up an interesting contrast in attacking styles. One built around finesse and pace in behind, and another constructed on traditional number nines and service through crosses. That’s not really a surprise considering the coaches, Ange Postecoglou and Iain Ferguson.
Ninth verus tenth resulted in a dour scoreless draw.
Despite Youssof Hersi’s 37th minute red card, the Wanderers held on to their slender advantage for an important away win.
Alessandro Del Piero scored two wonderful goals but it wasn’t enough as Brisbane turned in a superb team performance.
Ian Crook’s resignation following Sydney’s 3-2 loss to the Melbourne Victory ended a tumultuous chapter for the Sky Blues.
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.