A-League review – Round 25

Round 25 of A-League action finished last night with the rescheduled match between North Queensland Fury and Newcastle Jets.

Round 25 of A-League action finished last night with the rescheduled match between North Queensland Fury and Newcastle Jets.

The Fury managed to keep their season alive with a come-from-behind 2-1 win over the Jets who dropped to sixth on the table and now need a win this weekend to secure their spot in the finals.

Elsewhere in the league, Gold Coast United sent a message to the rest of the competition with a gritty 1-0 win over league leaders Melbourne Victory on Friday night, Wellington Phoenix went a step closer to booking their first finals appearance with a 1-0 home win over Adelaide United, Brisbane Roar knocked off Sydney FC and Perth Glory eased past Central Coast Mariners 3-1.

Gold Coast United: 1 (Zenon CARAVELLA 76’)
Melbourne Victory: 0
Date: Friday 29 January 2010
Venue: Skilled Park, Robina
Crowd: 7,249
Yellow cards: GCU - Steve PANTELIDIS 34’, Charlie MILLER 45’, Zenon CARAVELLA 77’, Shane SMELTZ 84’
MV - Carlos HERNANDEZ 52’, Kevin MUSCAT 65’, Aziz BEHICH 90’+3

Wellington Phoenix: 1 (Jon McKAIN 21’)
Adelaide United: 0
Date: Saturday 30 January 2010
Venue: AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Crowd: 19,258
Yellow Cards: WP - Paul IFILL 15’, Leo BERTOS 79’, Troy HEARFIELD 90+1’
AU - Adam HUGHES 25’, Robert CORNTHWAITE 40’

Brisbane Roar: 1 (Sergio VAN DIJK 87’)
Sydney FC: 0
Date: Saturday 30 January 2010
Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Crowd: 8,613
Yellow Cards: BR - Michael ZULLO 55’
SYD - Stephan KELLER 47’, Shannon COLE 50’, Simon COLOSIMO 90’+3

Perth Glory: 3 (Danny MCBREEN 1’/13’, Andrija JUKIC 45’+1)
Central Coast Mariners: 1 (Adam KWASNIK 49’)
Date: Sunday 24 January 2010
Venue: ME Bank Stadium, Perth
Crowd: 8,160
Yellow Cards: PG - Chris COYNE 52’, Andy TODD 74’, Jamie HARNWELL 89’
CCM - Pedj BOJIC 90’+4

North Queensland Fury: 2 (Chris Grossman 39’, Chris Tadrosse 80’)
Newcastle Jets: 1 (Matt Thompson 19’)
Date: Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium, Townsville
Crowd: 4,156
Yellow cards: NQF - Robbie Fowler 13’, Dyron Daal 23’
NJ - nil

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