Sydney FC go top of Australia`s A-League

Sydney FC moved to the top of Australia`s A-League with a 2-0 home win over Central Coast Mariners on Sunday.

AFP| Updated: Nov 02, 2014, 17:50 PM IST
Sydney FC go top of Australia`s A-League

Sydney: Sydney FC moved to the top of Australia`s A-League with a 2-0 home win over Central Coast Mariners on Sunday.

The victory completed a great day for football in the harbour city, coming around 12 hours after Western Sydney Wanderers were crowned club champions of Asia in Riyadh.

First half goals to midfielder Terry Antonis and defender Sasa Ognenovski delivered Sydney their third straight win under new coach Graham Arnold.

Super sub Jamie Maclaren scored two goals in three minutes to earn Perth Glory a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets in Perth on Saturday.

Newcastle led through a 74th minute goal from Argentine Jeronimo Neumann however McLaren made an immediate impact when he was introduced two minutes later.

The striker scored only seconds after his entry, putting away a low cross before heading home the winner three minutes later.

Spanish World Cup winner David Villa heads to New York City winless after a late Marcelo Carrusca penalty gave Adelaide United a 2-1 win over Melbourne City on Friday.

Patrick Kisnorbo put City ahead early but it was cancelled out by an impressive header from Bruce Djite before half-time.

Adelaide coach Josep Gombau brought on 19-year-old Bruce Kamau late in the game and the youngster won the spot-kick that Carrusca converted to seal all three points.

Melbourne Victory, minus injured star striker Besart Berisha, host Wellington Phoenix on Monday.