tribalfootball.com’s A-League Team of the Week for Round 1 is as follows:
Glen Moss (Gold Coast United): The New Zealand stopper was brilliant for his new club, making nine saves and keeping a clean sheet in the 0-0 draw with Brisbane Roar.
Adam D’Apuzzo (Newcastle Jets): Provided plenty of attack for his side and was strong in defence at left-back.
Alex Wilkinson (Central Coast Mariners): The Mariners skipper led his side brilliantly and netted the winner against Melbourne Heart.
Scott Neville (Perth Glory): Did the business in defence before getting forward and providing plenty of chances. Scored a brilliant goal.
Daniel Mullen (Adelaide United): Was solid in both defence and attack for his side in their scoreless draw with Newcastle Jets.
Isaka Cernak (North Queensland Fury): Very impressive in his first competitive Fury match after crossing from the Roar. Provided the late equaliser for Chris Grossman after winning a free-kick.
Adriano Pellegrino (Perth Glory): Was extremely busy in the Friday night goalfest, setting up the Glory’s first goal and providing many more chances.
John Hutchinson (Central Coast Mariners): Got the job done for his side. Provided the corner which Wilkinson scored from. Little fuss in his performance.
Chris Payne (North Queensland Fury): The former Sydney FC youngster was involved in two of the Fury’s three goals, scoring one cracker and setting up David Williams with a pinpoint cross.
Mate Dugandzic (Melbourne Victory): Stepped in well for the injured Archie Thompson. Was quick, lively and extremely dangerous. Netted a vital second-half goal in the 3-3 draw with Sydney.
Franz Straka (North Queensland Fury): First A-League match as coach and got a positive result with a team expected to take a heavy defeat.