Central Coast Mariners has thumped Brisbane Roar 3-0 to give Roar's new manager Ange Postecoglu plenty to think about. Brisbane Roar 0 Central Coast Mariners 3 Scorers: Travis 4th, Hutchinson 18th, Bojic 70th Crowd: 7,434 After a horror week, in which the Frank Farina saga left the Roar without a manager and under intense media scrutiny, it was hoped that the presence of new coach Ange Postecoglu might have inspired the home side to a morale boosting win.

However any hopes of that vanished inside the opening 18 minutes as the visiting Central Coast Mariners scored twice.