Marco Rojas's second-half double sent Melbourne Victory to second on the A-League table, breaking the deadlock in a 2-0 win over Newcastle Jets.
The Kiwi winger transformed a contest in danger of stalemate with goals in the 52nd and 54th minutes. Like most of his Victory teammates, Rojas stuttered and was without polish in a first half of missteps rather than memorable moments.
But when Fahid Ben Khalfallah was brought down by acting Jets captain Wayne Brown just outside the box early in the second...
Newcastle Jets coach Mark Jones has called out his attacking stars for their inconsistent form, demanding that they have more to give in the A-League.
The Jets failed to take advantage of a 10-man Central Coast, settling for a 1-1 draw at McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday, leaving them with just one win for the season so far.
A frustrated Jones had particular messages for key duo Andrew Nabbout and Morten Nordstrand, the latter of whom the Jets manager described as "our [Milos] Ninkovic."
Ten-man Central Coast held off a fast-finishing Newcastle to claim a share of the A-League points in an entertaining 1-1 local derby on Sunday.
The Mariners looked headed for its first derby win in six games thanks to Jake McGing's diving header in the first half before the game turned in the space of two minutes in the second half.
First Jets striker Morten Nordstrom finished off a one-on-one with Mariners goalkeeper Paul Izzo after Andrew Nabbout's splitting through-ball from his own half in the...