Melbourne Victory clung on to beat Brisbane Roar 3-2 in a stormy A-League encounter that featured a controversial red card to Besart Berisha.
A James Troisi-inspired Victory stormed to a 3-0 lead within half-an-hour but nearly threw their lead away before half-time, conceding twice before the break.
Troisi scored the opener, set up Marco Rojas' second and played in Berisha who netted the third from the penalty spot.
The Roar replied through a Dimitri Petratos stunner and a James Donachie own-goal,...
A late strike from Morten Nordstrand earned the Newcastle Jets a surprise 3-2 victory at Brisbane Roar in the A-League.
In an action-packed contest at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday, in which the lead changed hands three times, it appeared a draw was looming after an 82nd-minute penalty from striker Jamie Maclaren pulled Brisbane level.
But Danish import Nordstrand popped up just two minutes later to drive a dagger through the Roar's hearts, standing his ground and firing from close range after an...