Melbourne Victory guaranteed themselves the A-League Premiers' Plate with a 3-1 home triumph over the Central Coast Mariners on the final day of the regular season.
Daniel Georgievski and Archie Thompson fired the hosts into a two-goal lead with strikes just two minutes apart shortly after the half-hour mark.
Eddy Bosnar halved the deficit with a deflected free kick on the stroke of half-time, but any hopes the visitors harboured of a comeback were quashed two minutes after the restart when Besart...
Melbourne Victory beat Brisbane Roar 2-1 at Lang Park to move three points clear at the top of the A-League.
Carl Valeri and Besart Berisha scored in the 17th and 22nd minutes to put Victory in charge and, although Matt McKay pulled one back early in the second half, Brisbane rarely looked like getting an equaliser.
With two rounds remaining, Victory are now firmly on course to win the Premier's Plate, and coach Kevin Muscat said afterwards: "I thought in the first half we were clinical, we were...