Adelaide United’s van Dijk edges ahead in race for A-League’s Golden Boot

Sergio van Dijk’s late header in Adelaide United’s 2-0 win over Perth Glory last night allowed him to go a goal clear on the A-League goalscorers chart.

Sergio van Dijk’s late header in Adelaide United’s 2-0 win over Perth Glory last night allowed him to go a goal clear on the A-League goalscorers chart.

The Dutch striker netted his sixth goal of the season when he nodded home a 91st minute Iain Ramsay cross to give himself some breathing space at the summit of the Golden Boot list.

Behind him on five is in-form Brisbane Roar youngster Kosta Barbarouses, Melbourne Victory’s Robbie Kruse and Sydney FC’s Brazilian talisman Bruno Cazarine.

van Dijk is now equal-fifth on the all-time A-League scorers list with 30, joining Newcastle Jets veteran Sasho Petrovski.

2010/11 A-League leading scorers list – after Week 13

6 – Sergio van Dijk (Adelaide United – 13 matches, all starts)
5 – Kosta Barbarouses (Brisbane Roar – 14 matches, 10 starts)
5 – Robbie Kruse (Melbourne Victory – 9 matches, all starts)
5 – Bruno Cazarine (Sydney FC – 9 matches, 8 starts)
4 – Chris Greenacre (Wellington Phoenix – 13 matches, all starts)
4 – Alex Brosque (Sydney FC – 9 matches, all starts)
4 – Paul Ifill (Wellington Phoenix – 12 matches, all starts)
4 – Mathew Leckie (Adelaide United – 9 matches, all starts)
4 – Reinaldo (Brisbane Roar – 13 matches, 11 starts)
4 – David Williams (North Queensland Fury – 13 matches, all starts)

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