Hyundai A-League Round 6 results, video and reaction


In Round 6 we saw more Bruno brilliance and wins for Victory, Phoenix and Sydney FC. Catch up with your Monday morning fix of all the weekend’s Hyundai A-League action, reaction and analysis.

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Melbourne City 2-1 Newcastle Jets

On a Thursday night at AAMI Park, another Bruno Fornaroli masterclass inspired City to a fourth win of the campaign. The Uruguayan scored a brace – making it 20 goals in 18 appearances at AAMI – before holding off a brave Jets side that ended with 10-men after another injury to a central defender.

City striker Bruno Fornaroli celebrates one his two goals against the Jets.

VIDEO: City v Jets highlights

Fantastic Fornaroli fires City past Jets

City star relieved after conceding ‘silly’ goal

Hoffman blames Jets’ slow start for loss

Franjic’s return delights Melbourne City coach

Adelaide United 1-1 Brisbane Roar

Brett Holman’s first goal in Australian national league football in 14 years looked to have won it for the visitors. But Sergi Guardiola responded with his third goal in as many games to snap Adelaide’s four-game losing streak in a Harvey Norman Friday night cracker.

VIDEO: Adelaide v Brisbane highlights

Reds, Roar finish all-square in Adelaide

Holman: Brisbane to blame for easing off

Adelaide defender encouraged by switched-on Reds

Adelaide United players celebrate their equaliser against Brisbane on Friday night.

Central Coast Mariners 0-2 Wellington Phoenix

Without five players on international duty, Phoenix was supposed to struggle but showed too much class and composure against the Mariners in Canberra. Roy Krishna scored again (that’s four in three for the Fijian) before putting the second on a plate for Hamish Watson.

VIDEO: Mariners v Phoenix highlights

Mariners midfielder bemused by missing intent

Phoenix ace vows it’s ‘our time now’

Krishna fires Phoenix past Central Coast in Canberra

Wellington Phoenix players celebrate Roy Krishna's opener against the Mariners at GIO Stadium.

Melbourne Victory 3-0 Western Sydney Wanderers

Another enthralling edition of this growing rivalry. Wanderers dominated possession – and had a clear penalty denied – but Victory scored all the goals in a thriller in front of more than 21,000 fans at Etihad.

VIDEO: Victory v Wanderers highlights

Lethal Victory extend Wanderers’ winless run

Popovic demands improvement from ‘dominant’ Wanderers

Beister buzzing after ‘amazing’ Victory debut

Analysis: Wanderers bedevilled by defensive errors

Melbourne Victory players celebrate their win over the Wanderers following full-time at Etihad Stadium.

Sydney FC 4-1 Perth Glory

It was the Milos Ninkovic show for the Sky Blues as the Serbian superstar scored two and set up another to make it a perfect six for Graham Arnold’s side in the 2016/17 Season. 

VIDEO: Sydney FC v Perth Glory highlights

Record-breaking Sky Blues steamroll Glory

Buoyant Brosque hails his dominant Sky Blues

Philosophical Lowe laments Glory’s early misses

Milos Ninkovic and Alex Brosque celebrate Sydney FC's opener against Perth in Round 11.