North Queensland Fury grab late equalizer against Perth Glory

North Queensland Fury grab late equalizer against Perth Glory North Queensland Fury have managed to grab a point with a desperate finish against the Perth Glory in Townsville this evening.

North Queensland Fury grab late equalizer against Perth Glory
North Queensland Fury have managed to grab a point with a desperate finish against the Perth Glory in Townsville this evening.

The Glory scored first through Robbie Fowler on his return to Dairy Farmers Stadium with a smart header in the 22nd minute before they lost two players to red cards early in the second half.

Both Naum Sekulovski and Brent Griffiths received second yellow cards, reducing the visitors to nine men, and allowing Fury defender Mark Hughes to nod home with ten minutes left to record a vital point.

North Queensland Fury: 1 (Mark Hughes 80’)
Perth Glory: 1 (Robbie Fowler 22’)

Venue: Dairy Farmers Stadium, Townsville
Referee: Kris Griffiths-Jones
Yellow cards: NQF - David Williams 29’, Ufuk Talay 78’
PG - Naum Sekulovski 37’/49’, Brent Griffiths 58’/63’, Tando Velaphi 88’
Red cards: PG - Naum Sekulovski 49’, Brent Griffiths 63’

Starting Line-Ups

NQF
Justin Pasfield (gk), Simon Storey, Mark Hughes, Osama Malik, Andre Kilian (Tavsancioglu 85’), David Williams, Ufuk Talay, Gareth Edds, Panny Nikas, Dyron Daal (McDonald 66’), Isaka Cernak (Payne 46’)

Subs - Sebastian Usai (gk), Chris Payne (46’), Brad McDonald (66’), Ramazan Tavsancioglu (85’)

PG
Tando Velaphi (gk), Josh Risdon, Jamie Coyne, Brent Griffiths, Naum Sekulovski, Adriano Pellegrino, Jacob Burns (Howarth 46’), Steven McGarry, Mile Sterjovski, Robbie Fowler, Michael Baird (Amphlett 85’)

Subs - Aleks Vrteski (gk), Todd Howarth (46’), Tommy Amphlett (85’), Branko Jelic

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