THEY SAID IT: “It became an unacceptable 90 minutes, never mind the second half of, it became humiliating,” – Melbourne Victory coach Grant Brebner sums up his team’s 6-0 thrashing by Melbourne City.
MAN OF THE WEEK: Jamie Maclaren. Melbourne City’s spearhead had a blueprint ruled out, scored one and placement up two extra in the 6-0 mauling of crosstown rivals Victory on Saturday.
BEAT THAT: Fringe Socceroo Craig Goodwin sealed a third straight catch for Adelaide in emphatic model, pinching the ball off Newcastle’s Steven Ugarkovic sooner than slamming dwelling in the 77th minute at Coopers Stadium to stable a 2-1 catch on Friday.
STAT ATTACK: Perth Glory had 22 shots to eight and 62 per cent possession but come what might injure up shedding 3-0 to a ruthless Wellington in Sunday’s conflict at Wollongong.
TALKING POINT: Are Sydney shedding their air of mystery? The lend a hand-to-lend a hand champions at the second are winless in four after their 1-1 map with Brisbane on Saturday and key gamers equivalent to goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne, midfielder Luke Brattan and striker Kosta Barbarouses are removed from their handiest at the second.
UNDER PRESSURE: Victory coach Grant Brebner increasingly seems to be like look after a dreary man strolling with the once-powerhouse membership hitting an all-time low in Saturday’s 6-0 thumping by Melbourne City. Will he be accountable when Victory host outdated college rivals Adelaide subsequent weekend?
UP NEXT: Central Wing and Macarthur meet on Monday in an no longer going top-of-the-table conflict. Sydney will seek for to extinguish their winless speed against Western United on Wednesday. Next weekend kicks off with Macarthur going via in-manufacture Melbourne City on Friday, Saturday’s fixture has Sydney net hosting Newcastle whereas rock-bottom Victory play Adelaide. The action wraps up on Sunday with the Mariners net hosting Perth and Western United welcoming Brisbane to Melbourne.