Melbourne thrash Central Coast Mariners

Melbourne Victory has made a mockery of the best defence in the A-League with a 3-0 win away to Central Coast Mariners.

Melbourne Victory has made a mockery of the best defence in the A-League with a 3-0 win away to Central Coast Mariners.

Central Coast Mariners 0
Melbourne Victory 3

Scorers: C.Hernandez (MV) 57th, M.Kemp (MV) 71st, Boogaard (CCM) own goal 77th
Crowd: 7,580 at Bluetongue Stadium

The Mariners, having conceded only 11 goals in 17 matches before this match, fell apart in a 14 minute spell midway through the second half to hand the visitors a vital away win.

The result means Melbourne maintains it's three point lead over Sydney FC, whilst the Mariners are now in for a battle to retain a place in the top six.