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A-League review - Round 16

Melbourne Victory re-asserted their recent dominance on the A-League, going five points clear on top of the table after a 4-0 mauling of Gold Coast United in Round 16.

In other matches, Central Coast and Perth played out a nil-all draw on Friday night, North Queensland jumped off the bottom of the table with a 2-1 win over Adelaide United, the Newcastle Jets returned to form with a 3-1 win in Sydney and Brisbane Roar showed they have some fight in them, defeating Wellington Phoenix 4-1 at home.

Central Coast Mariners: 0 Perth Glory: 0 Venue: Bluetongue Stadium Crowd: 7,857 Yellow cards:CCM - Dean Heffernan '90 PER - Jacob Burns '30, Mile Sterjovski '67

Melbourne Victory: 4 (Robbie Kruse '28, Nicky Ward '45+1, Archie Thompson '54, '68) Gold Coast United: 0 Venue: Etihad Stadium Crowd: 20,537 Yellow cards:MV - nil GCU - nil

North Queensland Fury: 2 (Daniel McBreen '38, Robbie Fowler '67) Adelaide United: 1 (Cristiano '90+2) Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium Crowd: 5,356 Yellow cards:NQF - Daniel McBreen '16 AU - Mark Rudan '54, Kristian Sarkies '59, Iain Fyfe '89

Sydney FC: 1 (Alex Brosque '75) Newcastle Jets: 3 (Mark Bridges '24(p), '50, Matt Thompson '58) Venue:Sydney Football Stadium Crowd: 10,114 Yellow cards:SYD - nil NEW - Jin-Hyung Song '1, Ben Kantarovski '73

Brisbane Roar: 4 (Reinaldo '17, '56, Sergio van Dijk '79, David Dodd '90+1) Wellington Phoenix: 1 (Chris Greenacre '27) Venue: Suncorp Stadium Crowd: 6,307 Yellow cards:BRI - Josh McCloughan '69 WP - Leo Bertos' 72, Ben Sigmund '77 Red cards:WP - Manny Muscat '57

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